2017 prime or not prime?

As always, at the beginning of the year a lot of people write about different properties of the number of the year (I did something similar last year in my 2016 Resolutions post). This year, I have already read a couple of great articles on the properties of 2017 and something was stuck in my... Continue Reading →

Vampire Numbers

This year I am planning a quite interesting Halloween day. I have already started searching for inspiration for my classroom and I am extremely excited for everything. I will write a blog post about this very soon, stay tuned. All this excitement of mine has transformed into another campaign on Teespring called Vampire Numbers. If... Continue Reading →

Zero Breaks the Rules

I wanted to announce my first Campaign on Teespring: Zero. The idea of the campaign is to celebrate the importance of Zero in mathematics. Nowadays it is hard to imagine that Zero was not always considered a number and all the problems this thing might involve. The official description of the campaign is: Show that... Continue Reading →

More Pi

First day of the event Pi Love was a great success. Thank you everyone had shared images, articles and videos, I am extremely excited to see so much excitement and collaboration from your side. It is great! Keep your enthusiasm up ^_^ Today, I thought I would share some funny and random things that people... Continue Reading →

Number Tricks

Most of the time I get extremely excited when I see number tricks or facts I didn't know before. A while ago, my reaction was: "why didn't my maths teacher learn me that?!!", but more recently I am saying: "Why didn't I know about it?!". Sometimes, I realize that even the maths teacher doesn't know... Continue Reading →

Number Zero

In the past weeks I paid more attention to the more subtle parts of mathematics while reading. And One of the things that struck me is the number ZERO. There are books where the author mentions that 0 is part of the natural numbers and other books where natural numbers and 0 form the whole... Continue Reading →

Number Facts are Back

With all my summer activities I was quite lazy for the number facts posts. I am quite sorry for those of you that were really into this posts. But in the past weeks I have tried to make time to write these number facts. So here are some interesting ones: 1. Number 27: It is the... Continue Reading →

Number facts

Here are a couple of interesting number facts: 1. In mathematics, a congruent number is a positive integer that is the area of a right triangle with three rational number sides. 6 is a congruent number because it is the area of a 3,4,5 triangle. The question of determining whether a given rational number is a... Continue Reading →

Mersenne Primes

I was thinking a lot these days about this blog and exactly how I should reorganize this a little. If you follow me on Facebook or Tumblr, I think you are familiar with my new weekly number/mathematician series. And last month I also wrote a post about them on this blog (Mathematicians of April and... Continue Reading →

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