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Math Poem and Trick

Posted by Omar Mughal on Sunday, January 8, 2012, In : Poetry 
Hello, everybody!  As you know, I am very passionate for mathematics.  I decided to create a poem about math.  Enjoy!

Math is not just numbers and signs,
Instead it's patterns that our world defines.
Look around you; shapes and sizes,
Look at the Earth's many prizes.
Math is something that establishes connections,
Check out all of math's different sections.
Variables and coefficients in algebra,
Geometry that describes a parabola.
Add, subtract, and more in computation,
Simplifying expressions with cal...
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Solution to December 2011 Puzzle and Math Puzzle of the Month of January 2012

Posted by Omar Mughal on Saturday, December 31, 2011, In : Mathematics 
Solution for December:

 There are 44 kids in the circle.  If you think about it, a circle with 4 children will have the 1st kid opposite the 3rd, and the 2nd kid opposite the 4th.  If I told you only that the 2nd kid is opposite of the 4th, you would solve it like this:

4 (4th child) - (opposite of) 2 (2nd child) = 2 (2 kids inside half of the circle)
2 (2 kids inside half the circle) * 2 = 4 (4 kids in the entire circle)

The same math applies for the math puzzle of the month:

29 - 7 = 22
22 * 2 = ...
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Math Puzzle of the Month of December 2011: Ring of Children

Posted by Omar Mughal on Thursday, December 1, 2011, In : Mathematics 
Some children were standing in a circle.  The 7th was standing opposite of the 29th kid.  How many kids are in this ring?
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I'm a 11-year-old resident of Irvine, California who loves mathematics. Let me tell you, I really like math. Calculations are really easy for me, but that's not it. I also get straight A's on all the other subjects like science, which is my second favorite subject, reading, music, social studies, and more. I'm a guy who wants to handle statistics when I grow up, or I could be a chemist. I am also eager for a great future. My name is Omar Mughal, and that's about me!

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