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Who Ate All the Pi?

Who Ate All the Pi?

Posted by Collin Ward on 12th Feb 2020

We were all taught to use pi at school. But not everyone was taught – or not everyone remembers – where pi comes from. When you understand where pi comes from, it's easier to use.Pi is sim … read more
Fun Facts Friday - Hexagons in Nature

Fun Facts Friday - Hexagons in Nature

Posted by Colin Ward on 7th Feb 2020

Hexagons in NatureIt is very easy to assume that Maths is all numbers and calculations relating to measurements, money, science and engineering. The reality is that Mathematics comes from nature, and … read more
Pythagoras: the Hero of Simplicity

Pythagoras: the Hero of Simplicity

Posted by Colin Ward on 6th Feb 2020

His name is synonymous with the theorem that underpins so much mathematics. And so much bad taste for maths, too. But on our Thankful Thursday, where we aim to pay tribute to the many founders of … read more
The Map of Mathematics

The Map of Mathematics

Posted by Colin Ward on 5th Feb 2020

One of the most common complaints we hear from people about maths is: "When have I ever needed [something mathematical] in real life?"It's easy to understand this argument. Maths can feel like a forei … read more