In honor of a gorgeous weekend that is just around the corner (at least here in Charm City), I thought I'd see if anyone has any backyard math questions. Are you wondering how to figure out how many cubic yards of mulch you need? What about … [Continue reading]

# Math at Work Memorial Day: Wendy the television line producer

What is a television line producer, and how long have you been doing this job? Production companies hire me after they've received the "green light" to develop and produce a new television series. The first thing I do is read something called the … [Continue reading]

# Mixing in Math: Teacher Cooks Up Lesson in the Kitchen

So this apparently is big news in Myrtle Beach. A middle school math teacher actually took her kids out of the classroom to teach them math. In the school cafeteria, the students converted decimals to percents and found surface area and volume -- … [Continue reading]

# Oprah by the Numbers

Wondering how you (or someone you love) is going to survive without the Daytime Diva? Here's a selection of stats about her show, from SheKnows: About 1.3 million people came to see her show over the last 25 seasons. Most frequent female guest? … [Continue reading]

# Math at Work Monday: Melissa the Speech Therapist

When you were in middle and high school, did you think you'd never need to use the math you were learning? Like most grownups, you probably found out that, yes, you did need some of it -- and some of it you'll never do again. Each Monday, I'll … [Continue reading]