## How to Make a Natural Number Series of Square Numbers

It’s easy to find the next number in a series of squares if you have a calculator in-hand, but what if you’re calculating on paper or in your head?

## Cross Multiply to Solve Equations with Fractions

Having trouble solving for X in an equation that involves fractions? This simple ‘fractions’ guide decodes the process in five easy-to-follow steps.

## A Sample Case Study of Math for a Casino Business Proposal

You can use math to evaluate business proposals, such as the proposed Toronto Casino. Spreadsheets can help you clarify issues, and determine if projections are valid.

## Adding Fractions: Using a Common Denominator

Do you get stuck adding fractions? Finding common denominators and adding can be a simple task in basic math, and breaking it down to six steps makes the job even easier.

## What Are Fractions? Math Vocabulary for Parts of a Whole

Learn more about key math terms such as numerator and denominator; proper, improper, and mixed fractions; least common multiple and more.

## Estimating Whether No Two Snowflakes are Alike

Everyone says that no two snowflakes are alike, but how do we really know? By calculating the probability based on the Birthday puzzle in math.

## Could Firearms Statistics Support Gun Control after Newtown?

The Newtown, Connecticut shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school have reignited the ongoing debate over guns in America. What do the statistics say about gun bans?

## The Lottery Paradox Versus the Math of Probability

We know one ticket must win, but are sure it couldn’t be our ticket. If the same principle applies to each ticket, there can be no winner: That’s the Lottery Paradox.

## H1N1 in Households, or the Math of Spreading Swine Flu

Researchers used the 2009 H1N1 Swine Flu to produce a mathematical model capable of predicting the spread of pandemic flu infections within households and other populations.

## How to Convert the Base of an Exponent with Logarithms

Why would anyone want to convert an exponential expression from one base to another? Why would logarithms help? Mike DeHaan breaks down the math for you.