National Mathematics Day is more than just a date on the calendar; it’s a celebration of the magical world of numbers and their significance in our lives. As teenagers, you might wonder why we celebrate this day, but let me assure you that understanding and appreciating math is not only crucial but can also be a life-changing experience.
Why Do We Celebrate National Mathematics Day?
National Mathematics Day, celebrated on 22 December, commemorates the birth anniversary of the renowned Indian mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan. His extraordinary contributions to the field of mathematics are a testament to the power of this subject. Celebrating this day is a reminder of his brilliance and an opportunity to inspire and encourage budding mathematicians.
The Importance of Mathematics in Real Life
Mathematics isn’t just about numbers and formulas; it’s an essential skill for everyday life. From budgeting and personal finance to cooking, building, and even playing video games, math is present in every aspect of our lives. The problem-solving skills developed through math are invaluable for tackling various challenges, not only in your academic journey but also in your future career.
Dr Resham Satyani is an educator by profession and a teen life coach by passion. She has over a decade of teaching experience at various high schools in Mumbai. After completing her Ph.D. in management studies she has found her Ikigai as a life coach and career counsellor for teenagers.