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

What Are Squares And Square Roots?
Mathematics / Algebra
The mathematical term 'square' comes from the twodimensional 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

How To Calculate The Area Of A Right Cone
Mathematics / Geometry
The cone is another threedimensional shape based on the circle. You could think of it as the cross between a circle and a right triangle. Its properties will have features of both shapes, and this ma continue reading this fact
