## List of Successful Examinees in the 2nd IAVM Vedic Maths Level I Assessment

Congratulations to the 23 out of the second batch of 40 examinees who got 80 points or higher in the Vedic Maths Level I Assessment conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics thru MATH-Inic Philippines last Saturday,…

## Cotangent of the Difference Between Two Angles

I saw this problem on Quora today. So far, two answers have been submitted. I included the first solution here as the “conventional solution”. The second is very much like the first solution in that both used the addition formula…

## Cotangent of the Difference between Two Angles

I saw this problem on Quora today. So far, two answers have been submitted. I included the first solution here as the “conventional solution”. The second is very much like the first solution in that both used the addition formula…

## List of Successful Examinees in the 1st IAVM Vedic Maths Level I Assessment

Congratulations to the 29 out of 80 participants who got 80 points or higher in the 1st Vedic Maths Level I Assessment conducted by the Institute for the Advancement of Vedic Mathematics thru MATH-Inic Philippines last Sunday, December 12, 2021.…

## MSC #30- By Mere Observation

We reserved this Sutra for the last of our 30 MATH-Inic Specials for Christmas because it depends largely on how much one has mastered the concepts presented in the previous specials. It also encourages adaptation and stimulates creativity because it shows how…

## MSC # 29: Using the Ekadhika: Recurring Decimals

Our 29th Math Special for Christmas is about a “fun, fast and easy” way to convert a fraction with a prime number denominator into a recurring decimal. In our example here, instead of using the conventional method of dividing 3 by 19, we…

## MSC #28 – By Addition and By Subtraction: Solving a System of Linear Equations

Our 28th Math Special for Christmas is the use of the Sutra By Addition and By Subtraction in solving simultaneous linear equations. Using this Sutra, we can easily eliminate a variable. This is especially handy in cases where the coefficients of…

## MSC # 27 – Transpose and Apply

The Vedic Mathematics Sutra or word formula “Transpose and Apply” has a much wider application than the “transposition” which we know in Algebra as a short cut of the “golden rule’ of Algebra: do unto one side of the equation,…

## MSC # 26 – Duplex

The Duplex is an important device in squaring numbers and polynomials, extracting square roots and solving quadratic equations. Its principles can be extended into triplex and beyond. The duplex of a number with an even number of digits is twice the sum…

## MSC #25 – Counting Events: Labelling Technique

Our 25th Math Special for Christmas is not of Vedic Math origin but it definitely adheres to the Vedic ideal of “at-sight-one-line-mental-solution”. I learned this technique from the video lessons of James Tanton, the resident mathematician at the Mathematical Association of…