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Real World Math


AoPS Summer Mathwalk Challenge

Break out the sidewalk chalk, it’s time for #Mathwalk! This summer, AoPS Academy students are preventing summer slide by putting their creative problem-solving to work — chalking out math problems on sidewalks around their community for neighbors to solve.

The Math of Big-Money Lotteries: Your Chances of Winning the Powerball Jackpot

What are your chances for winning the Powerball or Mega Millions? We dive into strategies for increasing your chances of winning.

The Math of Winning Wordle: From Letter Distribution to First-Word Strategies

From letter distribution to first-word strategies, we analyze Wordle word lists for patterns and come up with tips for playing — and winning — mathematically.

Farther in Space, Further in Time: What the James Webb Space Telescope Will Show Us

The James Webb Space Telescope, named after NASA’s second administrator and nicknamed “Webb,” or “JWST”, blasted off into space on December 25th, 2021 with a perfect launch. Physics Curriculum Developer Bryn Bishop explains what we can expect to learn throughout Webb's journey, and what we'll learn after it reaches its final destination.