Mathematics - Research News

Tear-free brushing? All you need is math

 Mathematics - Research News
 13 April 2022
As anyone who has ever had to brush long hair knows, knots are a nightmare. But with enough experience, most learn the tricks of detangling with the least amount of pain—start at the bottom, work your way up to the scalp with short, gentle brushes, and apply detangler when necessary....

Discuss and Choose

 Mathematics - Research News
 06 April 2022
This activity challenges you to decide on the 'best' number to use in each statement. You may need to do some estimating, some calculating and some research....

Once Upon a Time

 Mathematics - Research News
 30 March 2022
Can you work out the height of Baby Bear's chair and whose bed is whose if all the things the three bears have are in the same proportions?...

To Swim or to Run?

 Mathematics - Research News
 29 March 2022
The famous film star Birkhoff Maclane wants to reach her refreshing drink. Should she run around the pool or swim across?...

Kite in a Square

 Mathematics - Research News
 29 March 2022
Can you make sense of the three methods to work out what fraction of the total area is shaded?...

Overlap

 Mathematics - Research News
 29 March 2022
A red square and a blue square overlap. Is the area of the overlap always the same?...

Triangle in a Square

 Mathematics - Research News
 28 March 2022
Do you agree with Badger's statements? Is Badger's reasoning watertight? Why or why not?...

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