# Category Archives: Maths

## Star Wars: The integers awaken

Combine negative and positive integers for a power boost! Will your space vehicle win the race? Play now!!!

## The beauty of Mathematics

BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS from PARACHUTES on Vimeo.

## Prime Numbers – Sieve of Eratosthenes

The Sieve of Eratosthenes is a simple, ancient algorithm for finding all prime numbers up to a specified integer. In this case we are using a 100’s chart.

## Why is ‘x’ the unknown in Math?

Why is ‘x’ the symbol for an unknown? In this short and funny talk, Terry Moore gives the surprising answer.

## Mathematical beauty

For understanding the golden ratio and how it relates to beauty. Please, activate subtitles in english for better understanding.

## Mathematician John Nash, inspiration for film ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ dead in car crash

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

## Taking a percentage

There are several different ways to solve problems involving percentages, decimals, and fractions. Watch as find the percentage of a whole number.

## “Sweet number Pi” song

The number π is a mathematical constant, the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, commonly approximated as 3.14159. It has been represented by the Greek letter “π” since the mid-18th century, though it is also sometimes spelled out … Continue reading