Real World Math Blog

This blog is a compilation of articles explaining how math is applied in real-life situations.

Tailored for middle and high school students, it offers numerous examples illustrating how mathematical concepts learned in school are put to use by real people in real jobs.

Covering topics from negative numbers to mathematical functions, this blog aligns with school curricula to make math more relevant and engaging for all students!

In math class, you learn how to find central angles of circles. But why is this skill important? This article explains how to find a central angle and its crucial role in civil engineering.
Have you ever wondered which people and professions require knowledge of vector addition? This article will delve into how the parallelogram law of vector addition is utilized in the development of computer games.
Curious about how systems of linear equations are genuinely applied in real-life scenarios? This article delves into a specific example, showcasing how these equations contribute to the safety features of self-driving cars on the road.
Piecewise linear functions find application in various real-life scenarios, including agriculture, engineering and manufacturing. This article illustrates how they are utilized in the analysis of health-related information.
In the real world, dependent and independent variables are utilized to predict various processes, such as forecasting the paths of tornadoes or wildfires. This article provides a practical example to illustrate how these concepts work.
Understanding how to calculate the area of composite figures is a valuable skill in real life, applicable in construction, DIY, landscape design, and other areas. This blog post will provide an example of how this skill is utilized by professionals in the water supply industry.