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Exploring The Epic Chess Match Of Our Time: FiveThirtyEight:
FiveThirtyEight and ESPN Films follow the drama of those nine days in a short documentary film, “The Man vs. The Machine,” directed by Frank Marshall. The story — part of FiveThirtyEight’s new digital short series, “Signals” — hinges on a single move, the 44th move of the second game.
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Earlier today I saw a tweet from Luke (@bettermaths) which said that the subject of those evenings #mathschat was “how should we assess year 9, in light of the new 1-9 grading system?” This got me thinking about year 9. It’s a funny year group in general. Traditionally it falls within key stage 3, but […]
Someone on the internet asks: What percentage of the natural numbers have the digit ‘seven’ in them? This is going to sound like a weird answer: it’s 100%. I know, I know: you can point at 42 and 100 and 986,543,210 and 666,666,666,666,666 and at least a handful of others – so surely 100% can’t be right? (As an aside: you can reasonably say that there are as many ‘seven-free’ numbers as there are ‘sevenful’ ones as there are infinitely many
I just sent this email to my department today. The subject was “If you still assign drill and kill problems”. I am posting the text of the email without comment. It was spurred by a conversation on Twitter with @DDmeyer and @JStevens009. Text is below: Good morning all, Hate to be the bearer of unwelcome […]