Math and science
done right

 

Learn like the pros

Effective learning is active, not passive. Picasso didn't learn to paint by watching lectures. Math and science are the same. Brilliant helps you master foundational concepts, build intuition, and learn in-depth through interactive problem solving courses.

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I wish school taught me to think by intuition, instead of having me memorizing countless formulas. Excellent app, beautifully laid out, engaged community.

Joshua Tapp
March 1, 2018

It’s Brilliant! The approach this program takes makes it really easy to understand and remember. Thank you very much for this!

May 22, 2018

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Frameworks, not formulas

Brilliant provides frameworks for thinking and solving problems. In school, people are often trained to apply formulas to rote problems. But this traditional approach prevents deeper understanding of concepts, reduces independent critical thinking, and cultivates few useful skills. In a world of mindless memorization and bland formulas, Brilliant is a place where you achieve true understanding by getting to the heart of a concept through interactive problem solving.

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“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” Plutarch

Brilliant’s mission is to create more people who excel at math and science. Our courses are written by leading instructors and researchers, who provoke your natural curiosity as the starting point for all learning and guide you through an interactive exploration of deep concepts and principles. Outside of the boundaries of tests and grades, you're free (and encouraged!) to make mistakes and fail. It’s part of the journey.

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We live in an
interdisciplinary world

The world does not organize itself into academic subjects. Brilliant courses draw deep connections between subjects. You'll learn how different domains — like computer science and number theory — are interconnected, and discover how foundational math and science concepts relate to modern applications.

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