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Happy birthday Plus! — celebrating 10 years of bringing mathematics to life
Plus 10 — what were the greatest mathematical advances in the last decade?
What is maths for? - What do we hope people will know after studying maths at school?
New Plus posters! - Find out how you can get hold of your own copy of our brilliant new poster!
Specially for students - This issue of Plus brings you the first of an occasional series expecially for use in the classroom.
Optional maths - should students be able to give up maths at age 14?
Outer space - In what will now be a regular feature, mathematician and cosmologist John D. Barrow shares some maths that's amused and intrigued him.
Readers' corner- More Strange activities for last issue's Ship of Fools!
Information overload - how mathematicians are helping us all to make sense of the vast amount of information now available to us
Sum problems - can you be good at mathematics without being good at arithmetic?
Readers' corner - Meet Mandy, the cuddly Mandelbrot set!
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
So you think you can add up?
Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works...
Ebola: Evidence from numbers
Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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