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The Relationship Equation – Numberphile
An excellent summary by Numberphile of the Relationship Equation, explained by the lovely Hannah Fry. It’s a way of converting how couples interact with each other into mathematics, and thereby predict whether the couple will stay together in their marriage. All … Continue reading
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Tagged Hannah Fry, love, marriage, mathematics, maths, Numberphile, relationship, The Relationship Equation, Valentine, Valentine's Day
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Langton’s Ant – Numberphile
I hadn’t heard of Langton’s Ant before, but it’s a fascinating concept, explained by Numberphile. The basic premise behind it is that you have an ant on a blank grid, and if the ant moves off of a light square, the … Continue reading
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Tagged ant, dark, grid, highway, Langton's Ant, light, mathematics, Numberphile, random, square
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20 Mathematicians Who Changed The World
Mathematicians don’t get enough credit for how much they have changed the world. Literally everything we do in the modern world is the result of one mathematician or the other. Over at Business Insider, they have a great list of … Continue reading
Cheryl’s Birthday – That Viral Maths Problem
Last week, a mathematics problem posed to Singapore students went viral. It’s been termed “Cheryl’s Birthday”, and the above video by Numberphile explains the problem, and gives the solution. It’s an incredibly clever logic puzzle, which only a few people will be … Continue reading
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Tagged answer, Cheryl's Birthday, mathematics, maths, Numberphile, problem, Singapore, viral
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Throwback Thursday #14 – Magic
Today’s Throwback Thursday is all about magic, science, and mathematics. Above is a fantastic video showing a little wooden automata performing magic, created by Per Helldorff. Using a simple turning lever, a ball appears to teleport before your eyes. I … Continue reading
April Fools Video Prank In Math Class
This is a great April Fool’s Day video prank performed in a maths class. I won’t spoil what goes on in it, but do watch all the way through. Maybe you’ll learn how to do trigonometry correctly? Onwards!
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Tagged April Fools' Day, class, mathematics, maths, prank, trigonometry
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Pi Day 2015
Tomorrow is Pi Day 2015! March 14, 2015, otherwise written as 3/14/15. I wrote about Pi Day last year, but this year is even more special. Not only does the written date go up to five digits, but it’s possible … Continue reading
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Tagged 3.14, 3.141592, 3.141592653, Alex Bellos, Einstein, Happy Pi Day, mathematics, maths, Pi Day, Pi Day 2015, pie, Slate, The Guardian
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