Category Archives: Math Applications

Mathematics of Photography

Mathematics is just one of my passions. As well as teaching Mathematics, MultiMedia, and ICT as my “Day Job”, I also work as a Photographer on weekends. Modern Digital Photography involves quite a bit of behind the scenes Mathematics. This … Continue reading

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Volume of Prisms

Image Source: http://img.thesun.co.uk Many jobs require a good knowledge and understanding of Volume. Medical Personnel need to administer blood and drugs in specific volumes to patients using cylindrical injection containers and intravenous drips. Concreters need to calculate correct volumes of … Continue reading

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Pythagoras and Right Triangles

Image Copyright 2013 by Passy’s World of Mathematics From the Pyramids to the current day, Mathematics, Measurement, and Geometry have been critical to the success of any building project. Daniel is a Carpenter friend of Passy’s World, and has been … Continue reading

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Simple Interest – Part One

Image Purchased by Passy World from Dreamstime.com In this lesson we are looking at Interest Money associated with Loans and Investments. When money is Borrowed or Invested, INTEREST is paid – to the Investor – or – by the Borrower. … Continue reading

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Solving Equations – Onion Skin Methods

Image Source: http://s3.amazonaws.com If trying to solve math equations is driving you to tears, then “The Onion Skin” methods might help make your life a bit easier. It’s like a pair of goggles that will clear everything up for you, … Continue reading

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