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  1. Plus Magazine

    June 2008 The Plus new writers award 2008 Read the winning entries in this issue of Plus ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  2. Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: Seven is lucky!

    ... is a mathematical recipe for finding lucky numbers, and 7 is one of them. The recipe goes like this. Write down all the positive ... all even numbers, leaving only the odds: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, ... . The next number on the list after 1 is 3, so ...

    Marianne - 7 Dec 2013 - 11:14 - 0 comments

  3. Understanding uncertainty: Small but lethal

    ... who died from "external causes" in England and Wales in 2008. That's those people out of the total population of 54 million who died ... these deaths are unavoidable: in the year up to June 2009, 3,735 deaths due to lapses in safety were reported to the National Patient ...

    Marianne - 9 Feb 2017 - 15:26 - 17 comments

  4. Probably magic!

    ... the total number is: 52 x 51 x 50 x 49 ... x 2 x 1 = 8.07 x 10 67 . If we were to write this number out in full, it would ... you have produced by your shuffling is therefore 1/(8.07 x 10 67 ). This is an incredibly small probability. To show just how ...

    Marianne - 21 Aug 2017 - 16:01 - 6 comments

  5. Why 7 is special

    ... from around the world, he found that the winner was ... 7! We rather like 7 ourselves and decided that this is because 7 is the first prime number that ...

    Marianne - 1 Jul 2014 - 12:14 - 0 comments

  6. Remarkable reversible numbers

    ... of the digits in another number, for example, 2847 and 7482 form a reversible pair. Reversible pairs prove interesting because of the ... number that I pulled randomly out of the air, such as 341, 724, 651, 873 (like your example of 125). No doubt I'd have eventually hit on ...

    Marianne - 21 Aug 2017 - 17:32 - 5 comments

  7. What is general relativity?

    ... Singh on January 10, 2017 Awesome blog David tong sir can u describe all equations explained by Einstein with ...

    Marianne - 14 Aug 2017 - 15:16 - 10 comments

  8. Get ready for the Games: Olympic logic

    ... has the most bronze medals (18), but fewest gold medals (7). Each country has at least 6 medals of each type. Italy has 27 ...

    Marianne - 9 Aug 2017 - 12:33 - 0 comments

  9. Plus Advent Calendar Door #7: A gaping hole

    ... to nurture mathematical creativity. The site is aimed at 7 to 16 year-olds, but open to all. It provides games, investigations, stories ...

    Marianne - 7 Dec 2015 - 10:46 - 0 comments

  10. What is financial mathematics?

    ... more about probability and financial mathematics on Tim's blog Magic, maths and money . where would you ... Permalink Submitted by Anonymous on May 7, 2011 I am a financial mathematics student myself. This ...

    plusadmin - 2 Feb 2017 - 15:57 - 22 comments