# Featured Math Tidbit

## Archimedes

250 BC: In On the Sphere and the Cylinder, Archimedes gives the formulae for calculating the volume of a sphere and a cylinder. In Measurement of the Circle he gives an approximation of the value of π with a method which will allow improved approximations. In Floating Bodies he presents what is now called “Archimedes’ […]

# Featured Career

## Stockbroker

A stockbroker invests in the stock market for individuals or corporations. Only members of the stock exchange can conduct transactions, so whenever individuals or corporations want to buy or sell stocks they must go through a brokerage house. Stockbrokers often advise and counsel their clients on appropriate investments. Brokers explain the workings of the stock […]

# Featured Blog Post

## How to multiply large numbers faster!

Did you know there are several ways to multiply numbers? Mathematicians have found a faster way to multiply large numbers. Click here to learn more about their findings and the history of multiplication. Feel free to try it out next time you need to do some multiplication!