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How to Work Through Hard Math Problems

So many of the problems worth solving in life are hard. If they were easy, someone else would have solved them before you got to them. Read our strategies for dealing with hard problems in math — and beyond.

Why Won’t My Child Show Any Work?

Matt Weber discusses how to guide students through the process of writing organized, clear math solutions.

Knowing Versus Understanding: How the Rubik’s Cube Taught Me the Difference

What’s your strategy for solving the Rubik’s cube? We layout the terms and sequences to memorize to show how understanding outweighs knowing.

Stop Making Stupid Mistakes

What are the two keys to minimizing silly mistakes? Developing good habits and organizing your work. We break down some tips and habits to help curb your errors.

The Math of Game Shows: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

“Who Wants to be a Millionaire” contestant and AoPS curriculum developer David Patrick discusses the math behind the popular game show.