MVHS Mathematics Department

The highest form of pure thought is in mathematics. - Plato

Mathematics Importance in our Life

Contemporary life demands the requirement to have good mathematical knowledge. Mathematics is important for life and supports all-round personal development. Mathematics significantly influences pupils’ and students’ education both in a special branch mathematical knowledge) and in terms of moral education. We can find mathematical application in the nature, technology, architecture, machinery, building industry, in the banking sector, in research, cartography etc. There are very interesting applications in genetics and in using mathematics in the nature. Statistical methods are used in hypothesis testing in genetics. By using mathematics, we can create statistical descriptions of quantitative relations. When we process research data, we need arithmetical diameter, scattering, standard deviation etc. Mathematics is the basis for research methods.

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“Our goal is to foster creative, logical and independent thinkers who are prepared to pursue post-secondary opportunities which will empower them to be successful in their careers and lives.”

Mathematics expresses values that reflect the cosmos, including orderliness, balance, harmony, logic and abstract beauty -- Deepak Chopra

Math is the only place where truth and beauty mean the same thing - Danica McKellar

Helpful Links and Information

Big Ideas Math

For Big Ideas Math, students can log in with Clever using their school Google accounts.

Common Core Standards and Smarter Balanced Practice Tests

The Common Core concentrates on a clear set of math skills and concepts. Students will learn concepts in a more organized way both during the school year and across grades. The standards encourage students to solve real-world problems.

Smarter Balance Assessments are given to Sophomores each spring to measure their proficiency on the Common Core Standards.

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