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What’s the Difference Between a European Billion and an American Billion?

We know that mathematical terms can vary across the world and that there are different units of measurement, decimal separators and division methods. In today’s post we’re going to talk about a subject that invokes some confusion: a billion in an Anglophone country such as the United States is not the same as a billion in a Hispanophone country like Spain, […]

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Mathematics: Training for Life

Mathematics: Training for Life

“When are we ever going to use this?” Think about it. In which subject will students most likely ask this question? Yes, in math. And we’ve spent years admitting they are right. If math is, in general, the most hated and feared subject by millions of children in the world, it may be because they don’t see […]

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