## Why does multiplying two negatives give you a positive?

I found myself in a difficult situation the other day: explaining the multiplication of two negative numbers to my 8…

November 5, 2018
## Why does multiplying two negatives give you a positive?

I found myself in a difficult situation the other day: explaining the multiplication of two negative numbers to my 8…

November 2, 2018
## Critical Thinking For Life: A Review of Total Motivation Math and Reading Resources

Critical thinking is a form of thinking that is disciplined, clear, rational, open-minded, and informed by evidence. It is the…

October 4, 2018
## A Simple Math Puzzle

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September 12, 2018
## The “Infinite Profit” Puzzle

Let’s say I put $20 in a box. Now you do the same. The box now contains $40, and we’re…

September 10, 2018
## How to Mislead People with Graphics that Lie

Numbers don’t lie, but the people that use them do. Sometimes, numbers are presented in sneaky ways to deceive people.…

August 25, 2018
## How Many Times Can You Really Fold a Piece of Paper in Half?

A popular myth exists that one can only fold a single piece of paper in half, seven, maybe eight times…