Due to a schedule change today because of an assembly, Malorie and I did not get a chance to sit and plan together before teaching the lesson. Luckily, she is always so prepared and had read my thoughts on the blog I did yesterday about it so we went into the lesson with a common […]
Coffee And Bacon: The Math Mistake That Makes Health Studies So Misleading: Faye Flam:The problem is not with your math. This kind of percentage figure is used more often to impress consumers with the importance of a study than to enlighten us about our health. In this case, there’s a critical piece of information missing.
Everyone enjoys counting down to Christmas so much, that it seems to happen earlier and earlier each year. Well, sticking to the standard format of counting from 1st December down to 25th using a specially prepared calendar, we present the Aperiodical’s 2015 Advent Calendar, featuring behind each door not a small disappointing piece of chocolate,... Read more »
KBeauty is the first test: there is no permanent place in the world for ugly mathematics.~Godfrey Harold HardyThe 335th day of the year; 2335 is the smallest power of two which equals the sum of four consecutive primes. *Prime Curios This seems astounding to me, that such a huge number would be the first. There are 67 primes smaller than 335, and so 335 is divisible by the number of primes less than itself.. How common is that for integers. EVENTS1729 Euler/Goldbach […]