Maths in a minute
Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words. From symmetry to Euclid's axioms, and from binary numbers to the prosecutor's fallacy, learn some maths without too much effort.
At the heart of modern physics lurks a terrible puzzle: the two main theories that describe the world we live in just won't fit together.
The powers of x can work magic.
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
Eleven makes multiplication easy.
A quick look at an ancient problem.
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
The mathematical problem with turbulence.
How crinkly is crinkly?
Count around the clock.
Capturing symmetry with algebra.
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.