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What’s maths got to do with sport? Enhancing performance with numbers

There is no escaping maths in day to day life. It helps us manage money, measure goals and complete many other tasks. But have you ever thought about how much maths underpins so many sporting achievements?...

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A Short and Sweet Guide to the Number Seven

Ask someone what their favourite number is, and there’s a good chance they’ll answer seven. In an online survey of about 44,000 people, nearly 10% picked seven...

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5 Top Tips to Help Manage Stress During Exam Season

Exam season is notoriously stressful for everyone - parents and teenagers alike. When you’re in the middle of it all, it can be hard to stop the pressure from getting to you - especially when it feels like there’s a lot riding on the results...

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Where would we be today without maths?

Where would we be today without maths? Not only is math used for telling the time, baking a cake or helping with daily problem solving, it is the main factor to a lot of discoveries we have made over the centuries...

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Mathematics in Nature: The Flower Edition

Have you ever noticed that the number of petals on a flower is almost always one of the following numbers: 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34 or 55? The lily has three petals, and buttercups have five, the chicory has 21 and the daisy 34 or 55 petals - depending on its size. It’s probably something you’ve never thought about, but when you look around numbers present themselves in so many ways and flowers is just one of them...

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How to Support your Teen when Exam Season Hits - Striking the Right Balance

We all know that exam season can be an extremely stressful time - not only for your teen but also for parents. Not knowing how to approach your teen can be one of the main stressors for parents...

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An Intro to Emmy Noether: Celebrating Female Mathematicians

Emmy Noether was one of the 20th Century's most influential mathematicians. Her work was critical in helping Einstein understand some of the issues of general relativity and Noether’s theory underpins much of our understanding of both modern physics and algebra...

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The Maths of Love: Stats and Facts about Valentine's Day

Did you know that approximately 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent every year around the world? Or that over 22 million people in Britain will be buying gifts for their loved ones? Whether your a Valentine’s cynic or fan, you can’t fail to be impressed by these facts and stats about 14th February.

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