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August 14th, 2012
04:22 PM ET

Girls are good at math, too

Brooke talks with former actress and mathematician Danica McKellar  who wrote "Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape ." A new National Science Foundation study indicates that culture, not ability, holds girls back from earning top match scores in school. McKellar's book teaches girls not to be intimiated by the subject and how to use math in everyday life.

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