Facts and Maths

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Salam dear friends,

I love mathematics ❤ ❤ ❤  I decided toady to share with you 10 beautiful facts about math… Enjoy learning 🙂 🙂 🙂

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1_ The word ‘mathematics’ comes from the Greek máthēma, which means learning, study, science.
 
2_ Zero ( 0 ) is the only number which can not be represented by Roman numerals.
 
3_ The = sign (“equals sign”) was invented by 16th Century Welsh mathematician Robert Recorde, who was fed up with writing “is equal to” in his equations.
 
4Everything you can do with a ruler and a compass you can do with the compass alone.
 
5π=3.14159 26535 89793 23846 26433 83279 50288 41971 69399 37510 58209 74944 59230 78164 06286 20899 86280 34825 34211 70679 82148 08651 32823 …
 
6The word ‘hundrath’ in Old Norse, from which our ‘hundred’ derives, meant not 100 but 120.
 
7_ The name of the popular search engine ‘Google’ came from a misspelling of the word ‘googol’, which is a very large number (the number one followed by one hundred zeros to be exact).
 
8In a group of 23 people, at least two have the same birthday with the probability greater than 1/2.
 
9Like people, in math: there are irrational, perfect, complex numbers… As in art, there are imaginary and surreal
numbers.
 
1012 + 3 – 4 + 5 + 67 + 8 + 9 = 100

 

 “Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas.” –Albert Einstein

 

Math is fun, try to enjoy it ❤ ❤ ❤

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