Vedic Math: 9 Point Circle

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In this lesson, Mr. Rebecca Numerin introduces the 9 point circle, a piece of Vedic Mathematics, and explores its fascinating principles. With the circle divided into nine equal parts, it provides a simpler way to do calculations that were once tedious. The lesson dives into the patterns and relationships on the circle, including digit songs and digital compression, which help simplify mathematics in amazing ways. This Vedic approach to math is more integrated and fluid, with multiple pathways to get to an answer, making it a fascinating and worthwhile study.

Lesson Description:

An Abstract Algebra view of Vedic Math using the 9-point circle.

Questions answered by this video:
  • What is Vedic math?
  • What is the 9 point circle?
  • What are digit sums?
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    An explanation of the significance of the number 9 in the 9 point circle in Vedic math, used to compute digit sums. Explained from a high-level math viewpoint, this circle can be seen as a 9-member ring, as in Abstract Algebra.