Leaps and Bounds
Mathematics / History
Leap years are years with 366 days, instead of the usual 365. Leap years are necessary because the actual length of a year is 365.242 days, not 365 days, as commonly stated. Basically, leap years occu continue reading this fact

How To Calculate The Circumference Of A Circle
Mathematics / Geometry
A circle is what you get if you take a straight line and bend it around so that its ends touch. You can demonstrate this by taking a piece of stiff wire and doing just that: bring the ends of the wire continue reading this fact

How To Calculate The Volume Of A Right Cone
Mathematics / Geometry
Cones are used every day for a variety of purposes. Perhaps the most useful application of the cone shape is as a funnel. For finding the volume, a cone is best viewed as a stack of circles, each one continue reading this fact
