Tag: Mathematics

Who Finding X Don Epp?

Who Finding X Don Epp?

The only person who would not understand the title above is a person who neither speaks not understand Pidgin English (definitely not a Nigerian Nigerian!) For the benefit of anyone wondering whether there is a typo in the title, let’s rephrase it: “Who has finding X helped?” Anyone still confused may have never sat in a maths class where algebraic questions ask students to “find X”. So I ask again: Who finding X don epp? Continue reading “Who Finding X Don Epp?”

Shallow Foundations

In the world of construction, the role of good foundations in ensuring the stability of buildings and other structures has never been over-emphasized. Many buildings have collapsed because of foundations that could not bear the load placed on them. This article is not about engineering construction. Rather, it highlights a problem bedevilling the Nigerian educational system—building on shallow foundations. Continue reading “Shallow Foundations”