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 Developing Math Intuition
 Imaginary Numbers
 Exponents and the Number e
 The Natural Logarithm
 Euler’s Formula
 The Fourier Transform
 Introduction To Calculus
 Bayes’ Theorem
 Linear Algebra Intro
 Intuitive Trigonometry
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Business
 The Rule of 72 (January 25, 2007)
 Understanding Accounting Basics (ALOE and Balance Sheets) (November 20, 2007)
 Understanding Debt, Risk and Leverage (November 17, 2008)
 What You Should Know About The Stock Market (November 14, 2007)
 Understanding the Pareto Principle (The 80/20 Rule) (March 8, 2007)
 Combining Simplicity and Complexity (March 2, 2007)

Calculus
 A Gentle Introduction To Learning Calculus (May 2, 2008)
 Understanding Calculus With A Bank Account Metaphor (March 16, 2011)
 Prehistoric Calculus: Discovering Pi (May 29, 2008)
 A Calculus Analogy: Integrals as Multiplication (July 15, 2009)
 Calculus: Building Intuition for the Derivative (March 29, 2012)
 How To Understand Derivatives: The Product, Power & Chain Rules (May 11, 2012)
 How To Understand Derivatives: The Quotient Rule, Exponents, and Logarithms (June 12, 2012)
 An Intuitive Introduction To Limits (April 15, 2013)
 Why Do We Need Limits and Infinitesimals? (November 12, 2009)
 Learning Calculus: Overcoming Our Artificial Need for Precision (August 21, 2008)
 A Friendly Chat About Whether 0.999... = 1 (November 18, 2009)
 Analogy: The Calculus Camera (May 17, 2016)
 Abstraction Practice: Calculus Graphs (June 22, 2016)

Computer Science
 Number Systems and Bases (December 29, 2006)
 The Quick Guide to GUIDs (April 18, 2007)
 Understanding Quake's Fast Inverse Square Root (February 5, 2007)
 A Simple Introduction To Computer Networking (March 16, 2009)
 Swap two variables using XOR (January 16, 2007)
 Understanding Big and Little Endian Byte Order (September 19, 2006)
 Unicode and You (December 28, 2006)
 A little diddy about binary file formats (December 28, 2006)
 Sorting Algorithms (December 28, 2006)

Developer Tools
 A Visual Guide to Version Control (September 27, 2007)
 Intro to Distributed Version Control (Illustrated) (October 15, 2007)
 Aha! Moments When Learning Git (March 10, 2010)

Essays
 Developing Your Intuition For Math (January 8, 2009)
 Why Do We Learn Math? (September 14, 2012)
 How to Develop a Mindset for Math (November 26, 2007)
 Learning math? Think like a cartoonist. (July 24, 2014)
 Math As Language: Understanding the Equals Sign (September 24, 2012)
 Avoiding The Adjective Fallacy (September 27, 2015)
 Finding Unity in the Math Wars (August 21, 2012)
 Brevity Is Beautiful (April 22, 2010)
 Learn Difficult Concepts with the ADEPT Method (October 10, 2014)
 Intuition, Details and the Bow/Arrow Metaphor (November 16, 2011)
 Learning To Learn: Intuition Isn't Optional (June 4, 2015)
 Learning To Learn: Embrace Analogies (April 24, 2012)
 Learning To Learn: Pencil, Then Ink (January 13, 2010)
 Learning to Learn: Math Abstraction (May 28, 2016)
 Learning Tip: Fix the Limiting Factor (May 4, 2016)
 Honest and Realistic Guides for Learning (April 9, 2016)
 EmpathyDriven Mathematics (July 8, 2016)
 Studying a Course (Machine Learning) with the ADEPT Method (August 29, 2016)

Math  Advanced Topics
 A Visual, Intuitive Guide to Imaginary Numbers (December 21, 2007)
 Intuitive Arithmetic With Complex Numbers (January 2, 2008)
 Understanding Why Complex Multiplication Works (August 3, 2011)
 Intuitive Guide to Angles, Degrees and Radians (July 9, 2008)
 Intuitive Understanding Of Euler's Formula (July 19, 2010)
 An Interactive Guide To The Fourier Transform (December 19, 2012)
 Intuitive Understanding of Sine Waves (April 17, 2011)
 An Intuitive Guide to Linear Algebra (October 9, 2012)
 A Programmer's Intuition for Matrix Multiplication (September 14, 2016)

Math  Combinations
 Easy Permutations and Combinations (February 11, 2007)
 Navigate a Grid Using Combinations And Permutations (October 20, 2009)
 How To Understand Combinations Using Multiplication (February 25, 2008)

Math  Essentials
 Mental Math Shortcuts (January 22, 2007)
 Understand Ratios with "Oomph" and "Often" (April 14, 2014)
 A Quick Intuition For Parametric Equations (January 15, 2014)
 Understanding Algebra: Why do we factor equations? (August 30, 2012)
 How to Develop a Sense of Scale (January 30, 2008)

Math  Exponents & Logs
 An Intuitive Guide To Exponential Functions & e (May 1, 2007)
 Demystifying the Natural Logarithm (ln) (May 20, 2007)
 A Visual Guide to Simple, Compound and Continuous Interest Rates (January 13, 2008)
 Understanding Exponents (Why does 0^0 = 1?) (February 17, 2009)
 Using Logarithms in the Real World (January 30, 2012)
 How To Think With Exponents And Logarithms (June 16, 2014)

Math  Geometry
 How To Measure Any Distance With The Pythagorean Theorem (November 5, 2007)
 Surprising Uses of the Pythagorean Theorem (October 24, 2007)
 Rescaling the Pythagorean Theorem (February 16, 2008)
 Understanding Why Similarity Works (February 1, 2011)

Math  Numbers
 Techniques for Adding the Numbers 1 to 100 (February 13, 2007)
 Rethinking Arithmetic: A Visual Guide (December 13, 2007)
 Surprising Patterns in the Square Numbers (1, 4, 9, 16…) (October 15, 2010)
 Fun With Modular Arithmetic (February 1, 2010)
 Learning How to Count (Avoiding The Fencepost Problem) (April 28, 2009)
 A Quirky Introduction To Number Systems (December 7, 2007)
 Another Look at Prime Numbers (September 9, 2007)

Math  Trigonometry
 How To Learn Trigonometry Intuitively (February 24, 2014)
 Easy Trig Identities With Euler's Formula (November 4, 2015)
 Intuition For The Law Of Cosines (November 13, 2014)
 Intuition For The Law Of Sines (October 21, 2014)

Statistics
 A Brief Introduction to Probability & Statistics (September 5, 2012)
 An Intuitive (and Short) Explanation of Bayes' Theorem (May 6, 2007)
 Understanding Bayes Theorem With Ratios (March 1, 2013)
 Understanding the Monty Hall Problem (September 4, 2009)
 How To Analyze Data Using the Average (March 14, 2008)
 Understanding the Birthday Paradox (April 26, 2007)

Vector Calculus
 Vector Calculus: Understanding the Dot Product (February 22, 2012)
 Vector Calculus: Understanding the Cross Product (April 15, 2015)
 Vector Calculus: Understanding Flux (September 16, 2006)
 Vector Calculus: Understanding Divergence (September 20, 2006)
 Vector Calculus: Understanding Circulation and Curl (February 19, 2007)
 Vector Calculus: Understanding the Gradient (February 17, 2007)
 Understanding Pythagorean Distance and the Gradient (November 4, 2011)

Web Development
 Starting Ruby on Rails: What I Wish I Knew (June 16, 2007)
 Intermediate Rails: Understanding Models, Views and Controllers (August 11, 2007)
 A Simple, Comprehensive Overview of Javascript (February 23, 2007)
 Using JSON to Exchange Data (January 11, 2007)
 How To Make a Bookmarklet For Your Web Application (April 16, 2008)

Website Optimization
 How To Optimize Your Site With HTTP Caching (April 7, 2007)
 How To Optimize Your Site With GZIP Compression (April 4, 2007)
 How To Debug Web Applications With Firefox (March 19, 2007)
 Speed Up Your Javascript Load Time (February 21, 2007)
 Speed Up Your Javascript, Part 2: Downloadable Examples! (February 25, 2007)
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 Intuition for SlopeIntercept Form Jul 13 2018
 Learning Math: Find The Implied Subject Jun 14 2018
 The Lesson and the Metalesson May 09 2018
 Math and Analogies May 03 2018
 Einstein’s Theory of Special Relativity (MetaLearn Podcast) Mar 30 2018
 Quick Insight: Intuitive Meaning of Division Feb 28 2018
 Newton’s Law of Gravity (Metalearn Podcast) Feb 14 2018
 Common Definitions of e (Colorized) Jan 29 2018
 Colorized Math Equations Dec 12 2017
 Learning Tip: Seek Math Wisdom, Not Facts Oct 18 2017
 Learning Math With Psychological Safety Sep 19 2017
 Surely You’re Joking Mr. Feynman (Book Discussion) Sep 13 2017
 Why do we multiply combinations? Aug 15 2017
 Quick Insight: Subtracting Negative Numbers Jul 13 2017
 Zen and the Art of Learning Math (Book Discussion) Jun 30 2017
 Learning Gotcha: How We Misunderstood Schrödinger’s Cat Jun 19 2017
 Math Learning Tip: Experience Ideas Directly May 16 2017
 Interview with MetaLearn (How to Get Better at Math) Apr 11 2017
 Intuition For The Golden Ratio Apr 03 2017
 Understanding Discrete vs. Continuous Growth Mar 09 2017
 How to Add 1 through 100 using Calculus Feb 17 2017
 Interview with Developer Tea Feb 01 2017
 Life Lessons After 10 Years of BetterExplained.com Jan 11 2017
 Learning Math (Mega Man vs. Tetris) Nov 21 2016
 Math Proofs vs. Explanations (aka Nutrition vs. Taste) Nov 01 2016
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 A Programmer’s Intuition for Matrix Multiplication Sep 14 2016
 Studying a Course (Machine Learning) with the ADEPT Method Aug 29 2016
 The Math Inside the US Highway System Aug 11 2016
 Quick Insight: Easier Arithmetic With Calculus Jul 28 2016
 EmpathyDriven Mathematics Jul 08 2016
 Abstraction Practice: Calculus Graphs Jun 22 2016
 Learning to Learn: Math Abstraction May 28 2016
 Analogy: The Calculus Camera May 17 2016
 Learning Tip: Fix the Limiting Factor May 04 2016
 Different Interpretations for the Number Zero Apr 21 2016
 Honest and Realistic Guides for Learning Apr 09 2016
 BetterExplained Podcast Interview with Developer Tea Apr 06 2016
 Site Update: New Look & Mission Mar 20 2016
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 Avoiding The Adjective Fallacy Sep 27 2015
 Learning To Learn: Intuition Isn’t Optional Jun 04 2015
 Vector Calculus: Understanding the Cross Product Apr 15 2015
 Intuition For The Law Of Cosines Nov 13 2014
 Intuition For The Law Of Sines Oct 21 2014
 Learn Difficult Concepts with the ADEPT Method Oct 10 2014
 Learning math? Think like a cartoonist. Jul 24 2014
 How To Think With Exponents And Logarithms Jun 16 2014
 Understand Ratios with “Oomph” and “Often” Apr 14 2014
 How To Learn Trigonometry Intuitively Feb 24 2014
 Site Update: New Design + Intuition Cheatsheet Feb 14 2014
 A Quick Intuition For Parametric Equations Jan 15 2014
 BetterExplained Calculus Course Now Available (Public Beta) Nov 25 2013
 It’s Time For An IntuitionFirst Calculus Course Jul 26 2013
 Print Edition of “Math, Better Explained” Now Available May 29 2013
 An Intuitive Introduction To Limits Apr 15 2013
 Understanding Bayes Theorem With Ratios Mar 01 2013
 An Interactive Guide To The Fourier Transform Dec 19 2012
 An Intuitive Guide to Linear Algebra Oct 09 2012
 Math As Language: Understanding the Equals Sign Sep 24 2012
 Why Do We Learn Math? Sep 14 2012
 A Brief Introduction to Probability & Statistics Sep 05 2012
 Understanding Algebra: Why do we factor equations? Aug 30 2012
 Finding Unity in the Math Wars Aug 21 2012
 Sign Up for the BetterExplained Email List Jun 20 2012
 How To Understand Derivatives: The Quotient Rule, Exponents, and Logarithms Jun 12 2012
 How To Understand Derivatives: The Product, Power & Chain Rules May 11 2012
 Learning To Learn: Embrace Analogies Apr 24 2012
 Site Update: Ahas and FAQs for articles Apr 12 2012
 Calculus: Building Intuition for the Derivative Mar 29 2012
 Vector Calculus: Understanding the Dot Product Feb 22 2012
 Using Logarithms in the Real World Jan 30 2012
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 Intuition, Details and the Bow/Arrow Metaphor Nov 16 2011
 Understanding Pythagorean Distance and the Gradient Nov 04 2011
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 Understanding Why Complex Multiplication Works Aug 03 2011
 Share your insights: aha.betterexplained.com (beta) Jun 02 2011
 Intuitive Understanding of Sine Waves Apr 17 2011
 Understanding Calculus With A Bank Account Metaphor Mar 16 2011
 Understanding Why Similarity Works Feb 01 2011
 Surprising Patterns in the Square Numbers (1, 4, 9, 16…) Oct 15 2010
 Intuitive Understanding Of Euler’s Formula Jul 19 2010
 Math Webinar Sat 6/19/2010 @ 2pm EST Jun 17 2010
 Brevity Is Beautiful Apr 22 2010
 Aha! Moments When Learning Git Mar 10 2010
 Fun With Modular Arithmetic Feb 01 2010
 Learning To Learn: Pencil, Then Ink Jan 13 2010
 A Friendly Chat About Whether 0.999… = 1 Nov 18 2009
 Why Do We Need Limits and Infinitesimals? Nov 12 2009
 A BetterExplained Guide To Calculus Nov 08 2009
 Navigate a Grid Using Combinations And Permutations Oct 20 2009
 Turn ‘Huh?’ to Aha! and Build Lasting Math Insight Sep 15 2009
 Understanding the Monty Hall Problem Sep 04 2009
 A Calculus Analogy: Integrals as Multiplication Jul 15 2009
 Learning How to Count (Avoiding The Fencepost Problem) Apr 28 2009
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 Understanding Exponents (Why does 0^0 = 1?) Feb 17 2009
 Developing Your Intuition For Math Jan 08 2009
 Understanding Debt, Risk and Leverage Nov 17 2008
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 Learning Calculus: Overcoming Our Artificial Need for Precision Aug 21 2008
 Intuitive Guide to Angles, Degrees and Radians Jul 09 2008
 Prehistoric Calculus: Discovering Pi May 29 2008
 A Gentle Introduction To Learning Calculus May 02 2008
 How To Make a Bookmarklet For Your Web Application Apr 16 2008
 How To Analyze Data Using the Average Mar 14 2008
 How To Understand Combinations Using Multiplication Feb 25 2008
 Rescaling the Pythagorean Theorem Feb 16 2008
 How to Develop a Sense of Scale Jan 30 2008
 A Visual Guide to Simple, Compound and Continuous Interest Rates Jan 13 2008
 Intuitive Arithmetic With Complex Numbers Jan 02 2008
 A Visual, Intuitive Guide to Imaginary Numbers Dec 21 2007
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 Rethinking Arithmetic: A Visual Guide Dec 13 2007
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 How to Develop a Mindset for Math Nov 26 2007
 Understanding Accounting Basics (ALOE and Balance Sheets) Nov 20 2007
 What You Should Know About The Stock Market Nov 14 2007
 How To Measure Any Distance With The Pythagorean Theorem Nov 05 2007
 Surprising Uses of the Pythagorean Theorem Oct 24 2007
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 Understanding the Birthday Paradox Apr 26 2007
 The Quick Guide to GUIDs Apr 18 2007
 How To Optimize Your Site With HTTP Caching Apr 07 2007
 How To Optimize Your Site With GZIP Compression Apr 04 2007
 How To Debug Web Applications With Firefox Mar 19 2007
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 Understanding the Pareto Principle (The 80/20 Rule) Mar 08 2007
 Combining Simplicity and Complexity Mar 02 2007
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 Easy Permutations and Combinations Feb 11 2007
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 The Rule of 72 Jan 25 2007
 Mental Math Shortcuts Jan 22 2007
 Swap two variables using XOR Jan 16 2007
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