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Why do we add fractions the way we do? A very close look at addition reveals the answer — and it also works for negative numbers.

Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.

John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!

How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.

Five basic facts from the father of geometry.

Euclid's fourth axiom says that all right angles are equal. But isn't that obvious?