## How to Generate Colored Latex For Your Blog or Website

Since I started this blog, I developed a habit of drawing my illustrations in bright colors. Recently, In my most recent post, I have generated colored Latex to hopefully further illuminate mathematical ideas. In this post, I am going to teach you how to generate it for your blog or website.

As of this writing, I believe that WordPress does not yet support colored Latex, so we will use Codecogs.com latex generator. Here is a sample output of the colored latex generated from the mentioned site.  » Read more

## Math Word Problems: Solving Number Problems Part 2

This is the continuation of the previous post on solving number problems. In this post, I will give three more examples on how to solve word problems about numbers.

PROBLEM 4

One number is smaller than the other by $12$. Their sum is $102$. What is the smaller number?

Solution

In the previous post, we talked about two numbers, one is being larger than the other. In this problem, the other number is smaller. If a number is $15$, and the other number is $6$ smaller than it, then that number is $15 - 6$. So, in the problem above, if we let $n$ be the number, then $n - 12$ is the smaller number.  Again, their sum is $102$, so we can now set up the equation » Read more

## The 2011 Most Popular Posts

I found a new plugin that adds the number of shares (Tweets, Facebook likes, and Google+ plus 1’s) and I  thought that I should share to you last year’s most shared posts. Below are the 7 most popular posts with their corresponding number of shares. 