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Why Is BetterExplained Different?

Most classes walk through a bunch of details, top-down. BetterExplained takes a blurry-to-sharp approach. Here’s the difference:

 

It sounds so logical to walk through detail after detail. I’d prefer to see the key insight first, then sharpen up how it works:

Learning is about experiencing a true Aha! moment, not memorizing facts that are quickly forgotten. If this approach resonates with you, welcome!

About Kalid

I enjoyed math until a poorly-taught class nearly destroyed that passion. A last-minute Aha! moment showed me math could make sense, even be enjoyable, when presented with:

  • A friendly, curious attitude
  • A mix of intuitive and technical understanding
  • A focus on lasting insight

I share explanations that helped, hoping they help you too. I’m thrilled that BetterExplained now reaches millions every year, and has appeared in blogs for the New York Times and Scientific American. Read more…