Hi, for subscribers on summer break I hope you are enjoying a well-earned rest. Here is the 2nd issue of the new MathsLinks Newsletter.As always, your feedback is welcome.Simon Job.* You may have previously subscribed to the MathsClass newsletter. This newsletter replaces that.** the newsletter may be less regular in the summer holidays
Why isn’t every man in a red suit with a beard Father Christmas?Because correlation doesn’t imply Claus-ality. [source]
Dates as Operations 2017
As a point of interest each lesson, I write the date as a number sentence using the digits in order. Read more on my blog and contribute to the Google Sheet.
Why is it called a SQUARE root?
Explaining why it is called square root and also how a square root works.
Incredible Formula - Numberphile
Many Numberphile videos cover content beyond our syllabus. But, often there is a component that you could use in class. In this video, James Grime uses the Index Laws.
How to make an edge-coloured origami dodecahedron - MathsLinks
Matt Parker makes a "dodecoration" - an origami dodecahedron. Also covers a little bit of graph theory.
The Map of Physics - YouTube
Not specifically maths related, but still interesting. Everything we know about physics - and a few things we don't - in a simple map.
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