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Treat applied maths at par with maths for UG admissions in arts, commerce: UGC

Applied Maths to be treated at par with Maths for admission to UG courses in humanities, commerce
The directive by the UGC came following a request by the CBSE that noted that some universities make it mandatory for students to have studied mathematics as a subject at the senior secondary level to take admission in undergraduate courses in economics, commerce and social sciences.(HT file photo)
The directive by the UGC came following a request by the CBSE that noted that some universities make it mandatory for students to have studied mathematics as a subject at the senior secondary level to take admission in undergraduate courses in economics, commerce and social sciences.(HT file photo)
Published on Sep 17, 2021 02:07 PM IST
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Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease

A new study reveals method that can improve visual working memory, verbal short-term memory and math fluency and help treat attention in children with sickle cell disease (SCD)
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)
Study claims this improves memory, math fluency in kids with sickle cell disease(Photo by Santi Vedrí on Unsplash)
Updated on Apr 10, 2021 10:03 AM IST
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How math and tech helped size up a mountain

Learn how modern GPS and the centuries-old rules of trigonometry helped measure Mt. Everest.
Mount Everest.(HT file)
Mount Everest.(HT file)
Updated on Jan 05, 2021 03:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Study: Students falling behind in math during pandemic

Overall, NWEA’s fall assessments showed elementary and middle school students have fallen measurably behind in math, while most appear to be progressing at a normal pace in reading since schools were forced to abruptly close in March and pickup online.
The analysis of data from nearly 4.4 million US students in grades 3-8 represents one of the first significant measures of the pandemic’s impacts on learning.(Unsplash)
The analysis of data from nearly 4.4 million US students in grades 3-8 represents one of the first significant measures of the pandemic’s impacts on learning.(Unsplash)
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 10:55 PM IST
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San Francisco | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

Help students overcome fear of maths, science: Maharashtra Governor to teachers

Speaking at the inauguration of a webinar titled ‘Score More in Mathematics and Science’, Koshyari cited the example of Eklavya, a character from Mahabharata, who acquired the knowledge of archery with dedication.
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.(HT file)
Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.(HT file)
Updated on Nov 29, 2020 05:08 PM IST
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Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

CISCE introduces Project work in ISC 2021 exams for maths, English papers

In the new scheme of things, students appearing in the ISC examination from the next year will have English and Mathemaics paper divided into parts; a) Theory and b) project work.
Representational image.(HT file)
Representational image.(HT file)
Published on May 18, 2020 04:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Nilesh Mathur

Anand Mahindra impressed by this math trick. Video wins Shah Rukh Khan too

“Whaaaat? I didn’t know about this clever shortcut,” Anand Mahindra says in his tweet.
The video shows the teacher demonstrating an interesting trick to calculate the 9 times table without using multiplication.(Twitter/@anandmahindra)
The video shows the teacher demonstrating an interesting trick to calculate the 9 times table without using multiplication.(Twitter/@anandmahindra)
Updated on Jan 22, 2020 04:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Learning how to do math, one bee at a time

Because addition and subtraction are such routine, familiar, unremarkable operations to us that it is a challenge to imagine how you would teach them to someone—and then another species—who has absolutely no idea what they mean.
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Published on Jan 11, 2020 01:21 PM IST
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Board Exams 2020: Over 70% of Class 10 students of Delhi govt schools opt for ‘basic maths

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) had earlier this year announced that it will introduce two levels of examination in mathematics for Class 10 students in 2020 to cater to different kinds of learners.
More than 70 per cent students appearing for the exam have opted for basic mathematics.(Getty Images)
More than 70 per cent students appearing for the exam have opted for basic mathematics.(Getty Images)
Published on Dec 11, 2019 06:21 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Girls are wired to be as good in maths as boys: Study

For the study, published in the journal Science of Learning, the research team from Carnegie Mellon University comprehensively examined the brain development of young boys and girls.
Girls are wired to be as good in maths as boys. (Representational image)(Unsplash)
Girls are wired to be as good in maths as boys. (Representational image)(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 10, 2019 02:47 PM IST
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New York | By Indo Asian News Service

Are girls better at math than boys? This study reveals the truth

There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls.
There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls.(Unsplash)
There are no gender differences in math ability, according to a study that examined the brain development of young boys and girls.(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 10, 2019 10:29 AM IST
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District level committees to help students tackle phobia of math

The committee will use innovative methods to engross students in the subject and generate interest in mathematics among them.
The district level committees will conduct seminars and workshops to ensure better mathematics training.(HT Photo)
The district level committees will conduct seminars and workshops to ensure better mathematics training.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 22, 2019 02:20 PM IST
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Numbers can be fun: Here are a few tips and tricks to help teachers and parents

We all know someone who has struggled or has been afraid of Maths problems or formulas. These feelings of anxiety and worry when taking a Maths test or doing homework is something many children and even adults relate to.
IMost of the renowned academic institutions require good marks in mathematics as an entry requirement for a career in engineering, medicine, accounting, technology and other fields that majorly involve science.(Shutterstock)
IMost of the renowned academic institutions require good marks in mathematics as an entry requirement for a career in engineering, medicine, accounting, technology and other fields that majorly involve science.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 05, 2019 03:02 PM IST
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By Shruti Chopra

Music can help students score better in math, science, and English

School administrators needing to trim budgets often look first to music courses, because the general belief is that students who devote time to music rather than math, science, and English, will underperform in those disciplines.
The researchers found the predictive relationships between music education and academic achievement were more pronounced for those who took instrumental music rather than vocal music.(Unsplash)
The researchers found the predictive relationships between music education and academic achievement were more pronounced for those who took instrumental music rather than vocal music.(Unsplash)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 03:55 PM IST
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Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.

Super 30 first song Jugraafiya: Hrithik Roshan, Mrunal Thakur steal moments of love in between maths and geography

The first song from Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30 is out and shows him as a young Anand Kumar running after his lady love, played by Mrunal Thakur. Check out the video here.
Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur in a still from Super 30.
Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur in a still from Super 30.
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 03:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Nushrat Bharucha: Maths and equations of my career changed after Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety’s success

Actor Nushrat Bharucha reveals that she is getting more offers and better roles since the film released.
Actor Nushrat Bharucha is currently busy with her upcoming Bollywood film Dream Girl.
Actor Nushrat Bharucha is currently busy with her upcoming Bollywood film Dream Girl.
Updated on May 20, 2019 06:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi

How to get kids to love maths and science? Tell them a story

Stories are one of the most effective ways of teaching kids about the world. Now many schools are harnessing this activity by seamlessly weaving it with the syllabus to help kids learn better.
Students at Katha Khazana School at Kaljaji, New Delhi, in the middle of a storytelling session.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Students at Katha Khazana School at Kaljaji, New Delhi, in the middle of a storytelling session.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 17, 2019 01:52 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta

CBSE Board Exam 2019: ‘Maths, Reasoning are heart of Chemistry’

A sound grasp of mathematics can help you get a good score in the Class 12 chemistry exam, but remember, good reasoning and analytical abilities give you that extra edge.
Students coming out after exam at Gain Jyoti School, Phase 2 in Mohali on Tuesday(Anil Dayal/ HT)
Students coming out after exam at Gain Jyoti School, Phase 2 in Mohali on Tuesday(Anil Dayal/ HT)
Published on Mar 06, 2019 08:09 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh

IITs, IISERs to mentor nearby schools in science and maths: Minister

Highlighting the importance of subjects like science, mathematics, engineering and technology in the 21st century, he said it is vital to foster research tendency among students right from the primary schools.
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 18, 2019 09:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India

No multiple sets of math, English question papers for Class 10 students in Maharashtra

Earlier, four different question papers – A, B, C and D – would be given in schools to ensure students don’t copy from each other.
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Picture for representation only.
Updated on Nov 29, 2018 12:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Ankita Bhatkhande, Mumbai

Preparing for the maths pre­board examination

Understanding the concepts and following the NCERT textbooks is important. Follow the prescribed textbooks and don’t get confused by reference books.
Practice chapters that you find tough first.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Practice chapters that you find tough first.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Nov 21, 2018 12:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajshekhar Ratrey

Math has answers to how human behaviour spreads infectious diseases

A new study says that mathematics could help to understand human behaviours that lead to the spread of infectious diseases.
Disease modelling could allow scientists to better prevent undesirable outcomes, such as more dangerous mutant strains from evolving and spreading.(Shutterstock)
Disease modelling could allow scientists to better prevent undesirable outcomes, such as more dangerous mutant strains from evolving and spreading.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 17, 2018 10:48 AM IST
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Asian News International | By HT Correspondent

If you adopt this posture, your math scores may improve

Researchers said these findings of body position can help people prepare for many different types of performance under stress, not just math tests.
Before the study, students were asked to fill an anonymous questionnaire asking them to rate their anxiety levels while taking exams and performing math.(Shutterstock)
Before the study, students were asked to fill an anonymous questionnaire asking them to rate their anxiety levels while taking exams and performing math.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 12:17 PM IST
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Asian News International | By Asian News International, Washington D.c.

India Couture Week 2018: In Amit Aggarwal’s collection design meets science, maths

Amit Aggarwal is all-consumed in preparing for his debut at Hindustan Times and Sunil Sethi Design Alliance presents India Couture Week. Here’s how his collection will look like
Amit Aggarwal who will debut at India Couture Week this year
Amit Aggarwal who will debut at India Couture Week this year
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 01:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba

CBSE Class-10 exams: 33 maths answer sheets go missing

The matter was referred to the UT education department after the school’s head examiner, Devinder Singh, reported that the answer sheets were missing.
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(For representation)
Updated on May 12, 2018 10:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Want your child to excel in math? The solution lies in curiosity

A curious child is more likely to excel in math and reading, irrespective of his socio-economic background, says researchers at the University of Michigan in the US.
Curiosity helps children learn better.(Shutterstock)
Curiosity helps children learn better.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 30, 2018 02:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer

When will Class 10 maths re-test be held, Delhi HC asks CBSE

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar asks the CBSE as to how it could wait till July to re-conduct the test and keep the students on ‘tenterhooks’ till then.
Class 10 and 12 students hold protests against the question papers’ leak outside CBSE office in Preet Vihar in New Delhi on March 31.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Class 10 and 12 students hold protests against the question papers’ leak outside CBSE office in Preet Vihar in New Delhi on March 31.(Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 02, 2018 05:32 PM IST
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