You’ve heard people refer to “applying mathematics to everyday life,” right? What exactly does that mean?
Even though you have learned a lot in school and during our professional training, you don’t always apply what you have learned to your observations in everyday life. This is especially true when it comes to mathematics and sciences. You have witnessed this many times.
However, sometimes it just happens. For example, consider a group of boys who are playing with a rope. Among them is Kevin, a boy who is a little younger and shorter than the others, but who is trying to make up for his deficiencies in years and height by being smarter.
Kevin and another boy are handling the rope, which the other boys are jumping. ...