Ethiopia’s ancient and advanced system of mathematics is the same sophisticated system that modern computers use today. The strange and ancient method of multiplication that Ethiopian merchants used for thousands of years is explained. Using an example of multiplying 11 by 15 and using coffee beans as counters, the method of halving the 11 and […]

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# Math Gender Gap

Girls’ Math Skills May Fall Short Of Boys’ Because Of Male Impulsiveness. By: LiveScience.com, staff Published: 07/28/2012 10:45 PM EDT on LiveScience From an early age, boys tend to take a more impulsive approach to math problems in the classroom, which might help them get ahead of girls in the long-run, suggests the latest study […]

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25,000 yr old Mathematical Instrument found in Congo The oldest complex Mathematical System was found in 1950 in Eastern Congo in the region known as Ishango. It is a carved bone which consisted of notches on 3 faces on the carved bone. These notches suggests an ancient knowledge of multiplication and prime numbers using the […]

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