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Who Invented Zero?
Mathematics / History

The Babylonian symbol for zero. Many concepts that we all take for granted sounded strange and foreign when first introduced. Take the number zero for instance. Any first-grader can recognize and use zeros. They sound so logical and continue reading this fact

What Are Squares And Square Roots?
Mathematics / Algebra

The mathematical term 'square' comes from the two-dimensional shape of the same name. A square shape has the two dimensions of length and width, both exactly the same and at angles of 90 to each other continue reading this fact

Kepler's Conjecture
Mathematics / Geometry

Is this the most efficient way of packing oranges? Take a bunch of oranges that are similar in size and try to pack them into a cardboard box. What is the most efficient orange arrangement so that you fit the most oranges into the box? Should you stac continue reading this fact

All Facts
Algebra:
  1. What Are Cubes And Cube Roots?
  2. What Are Squares And Square Roots?
Geometry:
  1. Eratosthenes Measured Earth’s Circumference—Centuries Before Columbus Sailed
  2. How To Calculate The Area Of A Circle
  3. How To Calculate The Area Of A Cylinder
  4. How To Calculate The Area Of A Right Cone
  5. How To Calculate The Circumference Of A Circle
  6. How To Calculate The Volume Of A Cylinder
  7. How To Calculate The Volume Of A Right Cone
  8. Kepler's Conjecture
  9. Picture This
  10. What Is The Pythagorean Theorem?
History:
  1. Leaps and Bounds
  2. Origins Of The Meter
  3. Unit Of Luminous Intensity (candela)
  4. Who Invented Zero?
Math Function:
  1. Math On the Mind
Number Theory:
  1. Fibonacci Patterns In Nature?
  2. Perfect Numbers
  3. Prime Numbers
Topology:
  1. Mobius Strip

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