Texas Math Teacher Creates Rap to Help Students Learn Decimals

An elementary school teacher in Fort Worth, Texas, came up with a rap to teach math to his students, video from April 20 shows.

Thomas Mayfield, who teaches at the Leadership Academy at Como Elementary, told Storyful he wrote the lyrics and developed the song to teach his students about multiplying with decimals. Mayfield said he was inspired by Dragon Ball Z, a Japanese anime television series.

Mayfield dressed as Goku, a character from Dragon Ball Z, for the performance captured in this footage. Mayfield previously wrote and performed songs about female empowerment, college and virtual learning, local media reported. Credit: Thomas Mayfield via Storyful