There is no branch of mathematics, however abstract, which may not someday be applied to the phenomena of the real world. Said by Nicolai Lobachevsky.

Real World Connections

Oftentimes learners put off practicing or studying math because they feel it does not apply to their daily life. For many, math can bring up unpleasant memories of worksheets, timed tests, flashcards, memorizing, and more. However, if you spend time considering how math really does apply to your day-to-day activities it can help shed some positive light on the subject.

We encourage you to review the examples of real-world math connections below. You are also encouraged to spend some time thinking about how you use math in your daily activities and how studying math and increasing your knowledge of math concepts can help with daily tasks.


Math helps you with personal decisions like these:


At work, math helps you to:


In school, you use math to:

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