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Hey Pietro Boselli, Here’s A Mental Math Trick For You

Pietro Boselli was teaching math class when a student learned he was also a model. Western media quickly dubbed him the “world’s hottest math teacher.” The 27 year old is…

- 3 weeks, 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

Always Remember The 9 Times Table (Video)

My friend taught me this trick and it’s a fun way to multiply numbers by 9. I posted the explanation in a new video. Math Trick: Multiply Numbers By 9 Using Your Hands (Always…

- 3 weeks, 2 days, 10 hours, 23 minutes ago

With Apple’s New 6-Digit Passcode, Repeating A Digit Might Increase Security

image by flomiscuous, CC by 2.0 On Monday Apple announced iOS9 will require upgrading from a 4-digit passcode to a 6-digit passcode. Apple explained that this increases the number of…

- 3 weeks, 3 days, 8 hours, 48 minutes ago

How To Become A Mathematical Genius Overnight

Everyone’s out of school and so this post is not strictly about game theory but rather a case study in strategic thinking. For 7 years I was called very few names online. Then one day…

- 3 weeks, 4 days, 4 hours, 35 minutes ago

This Viral Math Problem Stumped British Students – Can You Solve It?

This problem was asked to British high school students on a compulsory exam and went viral. They felt the problem and the entire maths exam were too difficult, even petitioning for the exam…

- 1 month, 9 hours, 43 minutes ago

The Best Strategy For Tic-Tac-Toe – Game Theory Tuesdays

Last week two Houston Rockets fans faced off in a game of tic-tac-toe (aka noughts and crosses) during halftime. Each fan had to score a basket in order to place a piece on the board,…

- 1 month, 4 days, 4 hours, 32 minutes ago

The Train Fly Problem – Sunday Puzzle

A fly, moving at 40 miles per hour, zigzags back and forth between two trains, each moving directly towards the other at 20 miles per hour. If the trains are 100 miles apart initially, how…

- 1 month, 5 days, 10 hours, 26 minutes ago

Math Trick: Multiply Numbers Between 6 to 10 On Your Fingers

What is 7 times 8? I have posted a math trick so you’ll never forget the answer. You can multiply any two numbers from 6 to 10 using your two hands! Multiply Numbers Between 6 to 10…

- 1 month, 1 week, 2 days, 3 hours, 42 minutes ago

John Nash Dies, Bees Vote Democratically, The Cure For Corruption – Game Theory News May 2015

Welcome readers from Mashable. I write a game theory post every Tuesday, a new math puzzle every Monday, and I make videos about math on my YouTube channel. —– This…

- 1 month, 1 week, 4 days, 4 hours, 56 minutes ago

John Nash, 86, Dies In Car Crash

This is breaking news from NJ.com. John Forbes Nash Jr., the brilliant Princeton University mathematician whose life story was the subject of the film “A Beautiful Mind,” was…

- 1 month, 1 week, 5 days, 10 hours, 3 minutes ago