## Pieces of eight

For Christmas I bought Ben a book by Simon Singh called The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets. I think Ben is enjoying it because I’ve heard him laugh a few … Continue reading Pieces of eight

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# Tag: maths

## Pieces of eight

## Insufferable mathematicians

## What not to say to a mathematician at a party

## Sums

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For Christmas I bought Ben a book by Simon Singh called The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets. I think Ben is enjoying it because I’ve heard him laugh a few … Continue reading Pieces of eight

Elizabeth had some homework this week which involved asking a member of her family to write some random numbers between 0 and 1,000 on a piece of paper for her … Continue reading Insufferable mathematicians

Whenever Ben tells a stranger at a party he’s a mathematician the response is usually something like, “I hated maths at school”. It’s a very common response but if you … Continue reading What not to say to a mathematician at a party

Daniel loves maths. Perhaps he’ll be a mathematician like his Daddy. Last night, we caught him doing sums. He has his own unique notation (although Ben tells me it’s not … Continue reading Sums