## Invitation to the 4th MVMNC

MATH-Inic Philippines is inviting all students and teachers in the Philippines to join in the 4th MATH-Inic Vedic Mathematics to be held online on April 20, 2024. (Please see the timeline of related activities.) The students can enter any of…

## Division by 5, 50, 500 and 0.5

Last week, we discussed multiplication by 5, 50, 500 and 0.5. The short way to multiply a number by 5 is to halve it, then multiply the quotient by 10. Now we will discuss the opposite: division by those numbers.…

## Sequences III

“A sequence starts, 4, 5, 8, 13, 20,... What is the 98th term in this sequence? A) 9511       B) 9413      C) 9697      D) 9707      E) 9805” This question was given in the Intermediate category of the 3rd International Vedic Mathematics…

## Sequence II

This question given in the Primary group of the 1st International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad (IVMO 2021): “What are the next two numbers in this sequence? 97    79    64    52    __    ___ A 42 36     B 44 38     C 44 37…

## Multiplication by 5, 50, 500 and 0.5

A question given in the Juniors division of the 1st International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad deals with the short method of multiplication by 5: “684.4 × 5 = 3422 . Which operation gives a quick method for multiplying numbers by 5?…

## Multiplication by 5, 50, 500 and 0.5

A question given in the Juniors division of the 1st International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad deals with the short method of multiplication by 5: “684.4 × 5 = 3422 . Which operation gives a quick method for multiplying numbers by 5?…

## Review courses for Vedic Math competitions offered by MATH-Inic Online.

MATH-Inic Online (school.math-inic.com) is now offering three “review courses” for those participating in the Vedic Mathematics competitions scheduled this year. Each of these courses consists of recordings of webinars conducted by MATH-Inic founder Virgilio Prudente in the past two years.…

## Sequences I

In conventional math, an arithmetic sequence can be easily described by a simple algebraic expression when the common difference and the 0th term is known. This problem which was given during the 3rd International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad, Upper Primary group,…

## Proportionately II

Last week we discussed how we can perform the division (16400 ÷ 25) mentally just by doubling both the dividend and divisor twice to get (65600 ÷ 100) and then disregarding the zeroes in the end to arrive at the…

## Schedule of Vedic Math events for 2024.

MATH-Inic Philippines recently released the schedule of national and international Vedic Math events this year: April 20 – 4th MATH-Inic Vedic Mathematics National Challenge (4th MVMNC) May – Lilavati Mathematical Poetry Competition June 8-9 – 10th IAVM 10th International Online…