## Computing the senior citizen discount

One of the privileges enjoyed by senior citizens is the senior citizen’s discount on food, when eating in restaurants and fast food outlets. But disputes often happen over the computation of the discount because of the way it is computed.…

## Doomsdays and Pi Day

Happy New Year! In 2020, which is a leap year, Pi day or March 14 will fall on a Saturday. So will Sept 12, the date of the 1st International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad (IVMO 2020), which will be held in…

## MSC #19: The Product of the Sums is the Sum of the Product

Our MATH-Inic Special for today Dec. 19 is one of my favorites because of its numerous applications. I first wrote about using the “Product of the Sums is the Sum of the Product(PSSP) ” in my book “Algebra Made Easy…

## MSC #21 – Using the Average: The product of the Sum and Difference

Last Wednesday evening, I came across a Youtube video “A different Way To Solve Quadratic Equations” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZBalWWHYFQc) published just last Dec 12, 2019 by Po-Shen Loh, a Carnegie Mellon Math Professor and current ISA Math Olympiad coach. I found…

## Vedic Math Teacher Training Course

Teacher Training Course This certified course is run by MATH-Inic Online in conjunction with the Vedic Mathematics Academy. Description: This 9 week certificated course (36 lessons) is for those who have some teaching experience (it does not have to be in…

## MTAP Review: Grade 4 – 6

Grade 4 MTAP Questions 1. Admission tickets to a variety show cost P80 for adults and P50 for kids. The ratio of adults to kids 5 ∶ 2. If they paid a total of P10,000, find the number of adults…

Answers to selected MTAP Questions: Grade 1 MTAP questions: 1. I started counting from 11 to 28, 11, 12, 13 …27, 28. The first number I counted was 11 and the last number was 28. How many numbers did I count…

## MSC #18 – The First by the First and the Last by the Last

The Vedic Math sub-Sutra, “First by the First and the Last by the Last”(FFLL) has varied applications in Mathematics. When adding whole numbers in a column, we align the numbers by their last digits. Many divisibility tests require that we…

## INTERNATIONAL VEDIC MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD (IVMO)

Dear VM Enthusiast, The IAVM (Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics) will be running a competition in September  2020, the IVMO. It is an international competition that tests ability and speed in using Vedic mathematics techniques and their application…

ANNOUNCING INTERNATIONAL VEDIC MATHEMATICS OLYMPIAD (IVMO) Dear VM Enthusiast, The IAVM (Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics) will be running a competition in September  2020, the IVMO. It is an international competition that tests ability and speed in using…