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A game you're almost certain to lose...

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Maths meets politics as early career mathematicians present their work at the Houses of Parliament.

Celebrate this year's International Women's Day with some of the articles and podcasts we have produced with women mathematicians over the last year!

How to sum an infinite series using chocolate.

PatronDemon, having read the Wikipedia article on the Golden Ratio, I do require now some proof of your horror. The Wikipedia article derives the Golden Ratio from the quadratic solution for x^2 - x -1 = 0 per the definition of self-similarity of line segment ratios. That is also the definition and derivation quoted by the author. The Wikipedia article also lists your continued fraction as an alternate formulation for the same number. Where's the horror?