## Squaring numbers ending in 5

Squaring is multiplying a number by itself. Squaring numbers ending in five can be simplified using the Vedic Mathematics Sutra “By One More than the One Before” Let us first take the case of squaring a two-digit number like 65.…

## List of Winners in the 3rd Philippine National Vedic Mathematics Olympiad

Congratulations to all the 401 participants and their Area Facilitators in the 3rd Philippine National Vedic Mathematics Olympiad! The Gold Medalists in their respective categories are: Beginners: Jan Lemuel F. ZapantaBarrio Obrero Elementary SchoolZyana Jacynth R. PajaritoRamon Magasaysay Central Elementary…

## Chika’s Rule for Divisibility by 7

“Multiply the last digit by 5 and add it to the remaining number.” This is the divisibility rule which was said to be “discovered” by a 12-year old Nigerian boy, Chika Ofili for which he was given recognition by his…

## The divisibility test for 7 as taught in schools

Last week we discussed, using 7 as an example, a divisibility test which can be used for any divisor. We will now discuss the divisibility rule for 7 as commonly taught in schools: “the difference between twice the unit’s digit…

## List of Passers in the Foundation Level: Proficient(June 12, 2022)

Congratulations to the three elementary pupils, three high school students and four teachers who passed the Level II assessment given by the Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics (IAVM) in cooperation with MATH-Inic Philippines last June 12, 2022. They…

## List of Passers, IAVM Level I assessment June 10, 2022

Congratulations to all those who took the Level I assessment on June 10, 2022, which was conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics (IAVM) in cooperation with MATH-Inic Philippines. Two high school teachers, two high school students…

## Divisibility by 7

Most Grade 3 or Grade 4 learners are taught a method of determining a number’s divisibility by 7. In 2019, a 12-year-old Nigerian boy Chika Ofili, became an internet sensation when he received a special award from his school because…