Learning Math? Think Like A Cartoonist

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Math is best understood through a cartoonist’s mind. By reducing a mathematical concept down to its simplest idea, like how a cartoonist reduces faces down to their most striking features, we get a stronger foundation to understand it better. For example, although multiplication often makes number smaller (when you multiply by a number less than one), it’s better to simplify multiplication by saying it makes numbers larger. It’s because multiplication often makes numbers larger in practice as most people use numbers greater than one when multiplying. Read full article here

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