Math and Literature

Earlier, you learned how mathematics and sports are related.
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Math and Literature

You know how to follow your favorite sports team's progress with mathematical precision, and now let’s discover the connection between math and literature.

At first glance, there’s hardly anything further away from mathematics than literature. What could exact science and art have common? Let’s look closer!


The underlying foundation of poetry is rhythm and meter. Rhythm is based on a combination of stressed and unstressed syllables. When you put words together, a pattern appears. And certain rhythmic patterns are called meters. Mathematical calculations lie at the core of these.

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The connections between math and literature do not end here. Mathematical skills can help students estimate the time necessary for a reading assignment depending on their reading speed. The same goes for writing.


In general, mathematics teaches us logic, which can help us express our thoughts more coherently in writing and give clearer answers.


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