Josephine Nguyen, a sixth grade student from Philadelphia, won the nationwide First in Math competition three years in a row. First in Math is a website for K-8 students that uses engaging games to promote learning and solidifying math skills. Nguyen, whose family did not own a computer until 3 years ago, enjoyed playing on…

Read MoreAs the fight for the Stanley Cup continues in the National Hockey League, spectators might wonder about the strategy of the game. Samantha Key, a mathematics major at Penn State Erie, proposes that teams have the best chance of winning (79.4%), if they score first, but not until the third period. Click here to find…

Read MoreCareerCast.com recently named Mathematician the best occupation of 2014! Check out the full ranking and more details on the methodology here.

Read MoreFans all over America celebrated their favorite Major League Baseball team’s Opening Day last week. After only one week, is it too early to predict this year’s postseason finalists? Actually, Bruce Bukiet, a math professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, predicted the winners before the season even started. Will your favorite team make…

Read MoreThink math isn’t used in the real world? Think again! Click here to find out how math was used to narrow down the possible location of the missing Malaysian jet.

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