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Super Base and All I Do is Solve: Parody Raps That Teach You Math

Super Base: Fun with ExponentsThe Westerville South High School math department has been creating a stir on the Internet with their autotuned math raps.  Last year, math teacher Tracey Kearnes created a parody to Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass" with the help of her students from Westerville South High School in Westerville, OH which has gotten over 200,000 views. The parody's revised lyrics highlight the basic algebraic principles behind exponents and how to calculate them. The video features visuals that reinforce these rules making the parody a fun and popular way to learn about exponents.

Now the math teachers from Westerville South High School are back, this time with "All I Do is Solve" a parody of "All I Do Is Win" by DJ Khaled. This new rap helps students learn graphing, elimination and substitution. Voted one of 2010's America's Best High Schools by Newsweek, Westerville South High School is the oldest of three high schools in the Westerville City School District.  We applaud this math teacher for her creativity and engaging teaching methods! Check out the videos below and go to to the Westerville South Math Raps channel on SchoolTube.