Math in yarn.
In this professor's class, there are no calculators. Instead, students learn advanced math by talking, drawing pictures, playing with beach balls – and knitting.
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A student in Cape Coast solves a math problem.
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Student image via www.shutterstock.com.
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Don't worry – there are only 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 configurations.
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