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The Astonishing Stats Behind New Year's Resolutions

You’re not alone. By the second week of February, as many as 80% of resolutions are already broken. Fast forward to the end of the year, and only 8% are kept. Clearly, we’re not good at sticking to our resolutions.

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Meet Blaise Pascal: Mathematician, Scientist, Theologian

Blaise Pascal achieved a lot in his short life. He lived for only 39 years, but his work impacted a wide range of fields, including mathematics, science, theology and philosophy.

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The Classwiz Makes a Difference

On a vacation to Uganda four years ago, Janet Duchesne and her husband Steve happened upon the village of Nkuringo. Nkuringo is an isolated community set on the top of a mountain, 2200 meters above sea level...

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Women in STEM: Doing the Things You Love

Women represent about half the workforce in the UK. But they only make up 14.4% of all people in STEM roles. Low confidence, low take-up of STEM subjects after GCSE and a lack of female role models all play a part in explaining why this is the case...

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Computer and calculator workshop for secondary mathematics

A great chance to improve your skills by learning from experts...

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Getting to know Ada Lovelace: The world’s first computer programmer

If you had to guess when the world’s first computer programmer was born, what would you say? 70 years ago? 100 years ago?You need to look back much earlier, to 1815, to when British mathematician, Ada Lovelace, was born.

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A Brief History of Numbers: How 0-9 Were Invented

Have you ever wondered how numbers first came about?Using only ten symbols (0 - 9), we can write and rational number imaginable. But why do we use these ten symbols? And why is there 10 of them?Strange as it seems to us now, there was a time when numbers, as we know them, simply weren’t invented.

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Outstanding results with the fx-CG50 graphic calculator at Hamstead Hall Academy

With an ambitious objective to improve results and encourage students to take up maths at A-level, Hamstead Hall Academy in Birmingham decided to make the switch from scientific calculators to the new Casio fx-CG50 graphic calculator. The results have been outstanding...

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