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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 Area Of A Circle
Mathematics / Geometry

A circle is the round counterpart of a square. To find the area of a square, one multiplies the length by the width. A circle doesn't have these, however, so there has to be a different way to calcula continue reading this fact

Mobius Strip
Mathematics / Topology

Mobius Strip - Do it yourself A Mobius Strip is an amusing three-dimensional object whose surface has only one side. Huh? Well, most objects you can imagine have a surface with two sides. For example, an ordinary piece of paper ha 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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