Easy way to find the LCM of two numbers.

What is the Lowest Common Multiple (LCM) of 168 and 560? 1680 2240 1176 7840 2352 This question was given in Upper Primary category of the 3rd International Vedic Mathematics Olympiad (IVMO 2023) and many contestants failed to get the…

The 10th Online Vedic Mathematics Conference

The Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics (IAVM) is inviting all Vedic Math enthusiast to attend the 10th Online Vedic Mathematics Conference to be held on July 13 and 14, 2024. The first day of this event, which is…

Viral Math Hacks Videos

A Facebook video entitled “Become advanced in multiplication with these easy hacks” (Video | Facebook) has recently became viral with over 2.6 million plays. It featured techniques in multiplying 31 x 51 and 31 x61 509 x 509 12, 23,…

Using Duplexes in Squaring Polynomials

What is the coefficient of in the expansion of ? This question, given in the 4th MATH-Inic Vedic Mathematics National Challenge can be easily solved using duplexes.  Following the procedure discussed in an article in the previous issue of our…

Division by 9 with regrouping

In an article in our previous issue of the MATH-Inic Newsletter about dividing by 9 (see: https://www.math-inic.com/blog/division-by-9-2/), we showed that the quotient is the running total of the digits of the dividend. However, when the digits of the dividend are…

Invitation to join the Lilavati contest

We are inviting all Filipino Math enthusiasts to join the 4th Lilavati Poetry Contest of the Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics (IAVM). This is another competition where the Filipinos can also excel. As stated in the contest poster,…

Division by 9

(Note: The first part of this article was taken from page 37 of our book 25 Math Short Cuts which can be purchased through any of our MATH-Inic affiliates)    Most of us want to avoid 9 in almost all…

The 10th Online Vedic Mathematics Conference

The Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics recently announced that the 10th Online Vedic Mathematics Conference will be held on July 13 and 14, 2024. The 1st day of the conference is usually devoted to presentations of Vedic Math…

Using Duplexes

In our post about combining partial sums in the previous issue of the MATH-Inic Newsletter, we showed how to evaluate this: 16/56/97/108/78/36/9. This is the final step in answering this question from the Intermediate age group of the 4th MATH-Inic…

4th MVMNC Results – Beginners

4th MATH-Inic Vedic Mathematics National Challenge List of Winners Beginners Category Gold Medalists Samuelle Kristen TuicoCrisanto Guysayko Memorial Elementary SchoolErwin Rio A. DepalubosDon Mariano Marcos Elementary SchoolXyzchylusnaomiphoebe Q. AliñoLittle Lamb Foundation  Learning CenterAkhilleus Johan M. FrondaTimoteo Paez Elemantary SchoolFreij Leiy M. GaloDigos…