Blaise Pascal

Today, 19th June, we are celebrating Blaise Pascal's birthday. In the past week, I have written a post related to his work: Pascal's Triangle. I also recommend you read about Pascal's Wager (his mathematical argument to justify belief in God and a virtuous life). Here is a short infographic on his mathematical contributions. Enjoy! Source: Wikipedia.  Hope... Continue Reading →

A New Book Released

I have been using KenKen Puzzles for almost a year. I discovered the website back in July/August last year and I got very excited by their puzzles. For those of that do not know, this puzzle is a grid-based numerical puzzle that uses the basic math operations—addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division—while also challenging your logic and... Continue Reading →

Sunday Reading

If you are reading this blog for a while, or follow me on my Facebook page you probably know that I am a huge Science-Fiction fan. These books are my favourite ever and every time I feel down or I need more inspiration, I start reading a science-fiction book. Recently, I have started reading The... Continue Reading →

Reading “Fermat’s Last Theorem”

Just recently I have finished reading Fermat's Last Theorem: The Story Of A Riddle That Confounded The World's Greatest Minds For 358 Years by Simon Singh. Therefor, I decided to write a short review about it. I know about Fermat's last theorem since I was around 12 years old. I was always so confused that something... Continue Reading →

Quotes by Einstein

On the 14th of March we celebrated both Pi Day and Albert Einstein's birthday. In the past I have written a couple of posts about Pi (More Pi and  It's Pi Weekend), so I thought it was just right this year to talk about Einstein. Instead of writing about what he has accomplished, I thought... Continue Reading →

History of Protractors

For a while I wanted to write more about the history behind some instruments we always use during the maths class. First on the list is the protractor.  I have put this first on the list because it is one of the basic instruments used in a geometry class. As far as I know, there is... Continue Reading →

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