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interesting facts about math

interesting facts about math

interesting facts about math:

interesting facts about math




  • Ancient Babylonians did math in base 60 instead of base 10 . That's why we have 60 seconds in a minute and 360 degrees in a circle



  • Students who chew gum have better math test scores than those why do not a study found



  • 2520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10



  • There are 177147 ways to tie a tie according to mathematicians .



  • In a group of 23 people at least two have the same birthday with the probability greater than 1/2



  • The larger prime number ever found is more than 22 million digits long



  • Newton invented calculus in about the same amount of time the average students learns it



  • Among all shapes with the same perimeter a circle has the largest area



  • In middle school 74% of girls express interest in Science Technology , Engineering and Math but when choosing a college major just 0.4% of high school girls select computer science



  • Mathematician Paul Erdos could calculate in his head given a person's age , how many seconds they had lived when he was just 4 years old



  • About one thousands years ago A Muslim Mathematician Al Beruni estimated the Earth's circumference using math without any instrument or lab