Posted in fractions

Good God, will you get your fractions sorted out? You're meant to have been on top of them since primary school, but you've been studiously avoiding them for the last half-decade, haven't you? If you'd put half as much effort into learning four simple rules as you have into convincing

Read More →... or, three easy steps to talking with your kids about $\sec(x)$1 If there's one question parents dread more than "Where do babies come from?", it's "Can you give me some help with maths homework?" There are many possible reasons for this. The most common one I hear is "they

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Posted in triangles

pointed me at a puzzle by at MathsJam: or at the Science Punk blog. The question is: how many triangles are there in a 'Mystic Rose' shape like this one (right) - with six interconnected points. I reckon there are 110. I got this by splitting it up into different

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