## The math behind low riding pants (how cool is it?)

In this post we learn all about the math behind low riding pants and how cool it really is. I decided to do a study just to see what the relationship was. I interviewed 13,532 people and showed them each 6 pictures of people wearing low riding pants. I then asked them to select a …

## How to count with your fingers (efficiently?)

In this post I will teach you how to count using only your fingers! That’s right boys and girls!! Disclaimer: I first have to apologize to those people who have lost their hands (or some fingers), but this will still apply to you (however, you won’t be able to count as high). Now if you …

## Look around you maths

This British comedy show is hilarious. It’s called “Look Around You” and the second epsidoe is about “Maths”. Check it out on youtube (at least for now): Quote from the show (but you really have to watch it to put it in perspective!!): “Narrator: What’s the largest number you can think of ? Person 1: …

## The mathematics of sudoku

Tom Davis has a great article on the mathematics of sudoku. He first describes a brief history of the puzzle and how to play. Then he discusses why it is mathematically interesting (it is, trust me!). He goes through some obvious strategies that a lot of people try when doing sudoku and some other clever …

## Silly but trickly puzzle

So my PhD friends couldn’t solve the following problem… 3489 = 48410 = 49120 = 28328 = 42210 = 19910 = 39900 = 47172 = 03884 = 59889 = 69009 = 40911 = 28888 = 8 What is 3859?

## Math cheat sheets

People love to cheat at math for some reason (laziness? lack of understanding? failure to get help?)… anyways, here are some math cheat sheets you can use from different websites: The first one is about algebra, it has 23 pages filled with formulas: Algebra Notes The next one is much shorter about algebra again (4 …

This calculator is perfect for all those kindergartners who need to do some math… quoted from the website: “The TI-10 is perfect for the primary grades. It combines popular features of the TI-15 Explorerâ„¢, which makes it a unique tool for grades K-3. The TI-10’s comfortable, colorful design helps students find patterns in daily activities …

## Cat picture

This is a cute picture 😀