Mathematical headaches? Problem solved!
Hi, I'm Colin, and I'm here to help you make sense of maths
Written by Colin+ in silly questions amnesty.
It's not only Burns' Night, but it's also Impala The Koala's birthday!
You can celebrate either or both of these by asking a question in the comments - I'll answer as nicely as I can!
Colin is a Weymouth maths tutor, author of several Maths For Dummies books and A-level maths guides. He started Flying Colours Maths in 2008.
He lives with an espresso pot and nothing to prove.
Seen is it’s Burns’ Nicht, whit wid thae kenspeckilt physics formulae an aw her constants leuk lik gin we haed thim in thi Auld Scots Misjures?
[English: Since it’s Burns’ Night, what would those well known physics formulas and constants look like if we were to express them in old Scots Measures?]
Sounds like a great idea for a guest post! (Might be a few weeks before I can get to it, otherwise.)
Aye, ye micht bae richt eneuch! Ah’ll hae a wee keek it whit Ah kin dae wae thon nummers.
[English: Yes, you may be right there! I’ll see what I can do with the numbers.]
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I teach in my home in Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth.
It's a 15-minute walk from Weymouth station, and it's on bus routes 3, 8 and X53. On-road parking is available nearby.
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