The picture below may not look that complicated to people unfamiliar with knot theory, but it's been confounding mathematicians for decades.
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Essential Mathematics For Aspiring Game Developers
This video outlines what javidx9 believes are some of the core principles you need to understand to make dynamic computer games, covering vectors, angles...
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Can you solve the Hanging Cable problem?
A cable of 80 meters is hanging from the top of two poles that are both 50 meters off the ground. What is the distance between the two poles (to one decimal...

Don't get trapped in this Fallout 76 Maths camp
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Earliest proof of number zero found in ancient manuscript
Experts at Oxford University believe they have discovered the origin of the zero symbol in an Indian Bakhshali manuscript. Jose Sepulveda (@josesepulvedatv)...
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Pi is full of hidden patterns
After thousands of years of trying, mathematicians are still working out the number known as pi or "π".
We typically think...

The Monty Hall Problem, explained
The Monty Hall problem is a brain teaser, in the form of a probability puzzle (Gruber, Krauss and others), loosely based on the American television game...

Possession of this prime number is illegal in the USA
Even if you write it on a piece of paper.
85650789657397829 + 1402 more digits is an illegal number.
To understand why...

Pi pops up where you don't expect it
By Lorenzo Sadun
Woman eating pizza (Shutterstock)
Happy Pi Day, where we celebrate the worldâ€™s most famous number....

Bone Up On Your Multiplication Skills
By Kristina Panos
John Napier was a Scottish physicist, mathematician, and astronomer who usually gets the credit for inventing...

1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 ... = 1/12
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Numberphile explains a counterintuitive summation of an infinite series.
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