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Forever rich
... sophisticated search algorithm which got them a result just 7 months after they started thinking about the problem. The Plus article ...
plusadmin  23 Jan 2014  11:58  0 comments

Editorial, Maths education
... ... In Germany the equivalent figure, with the same test, is 7%." Baroness Sharp of Guildford warned that 30% of those who spend 10 ...
plusadmin  29 Jun 2010  09:59

Aping around with numbers
... same as it had been when the numbers were on the screen for 0.7 seconds. However, the students' success fell from 80% to 40%. Matsuzawa ...
plusadmin  7 Jul 2010  12:18  0 comments

Agner Krarup Erlang (1878  1929)
... and chemistry as secondary subjects. Over the next 7 years he taught in various schools. Even though his natural inclination was ...
plusadmin  19 Aug 2010  19:24  0 comments

Mystery number
... 2, so we delete it. 1729 does satisfy condition 2: 9271 = 73 ∙ 127 and (73^2 + 127^2) / 2 = 10729. reply ...
Marianne  21 Dec 2012  16:10  9 comments

News from the world of maths: Zero is the number of yearning... review of Strange Attractors: Poems of love and mathematics
... and JoAnne Growney published by A K Peters, Ltd. in 2008 ISBN: 9781568813417 Publisher website: ...
plusadmin  19 Aug 2010  19:24  0 comments

Editorial
... Technology (ICT) training will play a vital role: 75% of teachers and 50% of students are to use their own email accounts by ... space shuttle Challenger exploded in a fireball killing all 7 astronauts on board. The resulting investigation pointed the finger of blame ...
plusadmin  2 Jul 2010  11:53

Volunteers discover new largest prime
... and others at CMSU, Cooper eventually managed to coordinate 700 PCs for the benefit of GIMPS. But although Cooper and Boone are no doubt ... he says, "GIMPS contributors were quite nervous during these 7 days between Friday 16th and Saturday 24th because they did not know if M43 ...
plusadmin  7 Jul 2010  13:53  0 comments

Why the answer to any sum is 10
... thousand two hundred and thirtyfour is denoted by 75234 because, 75234 = (7 x 10 4 ) + (5 x 10 3 ) + (2 x 10 2 ) + (3 ...
Marianne  22 Oct 2012  13:46  0 comments

Mathematics and the nature of reality
... maths? — If you are, then you may be one of the 5 to 7% of the population suffering from dyscalculia, the mathematical equivalent of ...
Marianne  4 Mar 2015  12:51  2 comments