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17Sep 18

What makes kids do their best in math?

Kids who do their best in math aren’t trying to please their parents. They’re trying to please themselves. They want to prove to themselves that they can do it. That’s one surprising result of a new study about kids and math. The study also found that kids don’t hate math.…

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30Aug 17

Report: Math skills help lead to best jobs

If you love math, you're in luck! A 2015 CareerCast report ranked the top-ten best jobs based on categories such as salary, hiring opportunities, and stress level. According to their report, most of the other jobs required a background in math and science. Top jobs included actuaries and statistiticians. Learn…

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