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Introduction to Khan Academy Exercise Software

Khan Academy
When one thinks of online learning, Khan Academy would be one of the first names to pop up. If you didn’t know what Khan Academy is, it is basically a not for profit online organisation founded by the brilliant Salman Khan. Whose video lessons on a variety of subjects (history, physics, maths etc) have gained a reputation worldwide for being really easy to understand. For now it is heavily focused on mathematics, with topics from the most basic addition and subtraction to the difficult college level stuff. Continue reading

Möbius Story: Wind and Mr. Ug

A Möbius story? What on earth is that? Is it of romance, comedy, fantasy? What is a Möbius story? Or rather you should ask, what is Möbius?Lazy to google that up? Nevermind, I shall pamper you before you watch some creative usage of some of his discoveries. Möbius is the last name of a German mathematician, August Ferdinand Möbius, famous for his discovery of the Möbius strip. Now before I go on about the Möbius strip, how about you go on and watch a short little video of a short little story on the character(s) “Wind” and “Mr. Ug”. Continue reading