Virtual currency "Riecoin" uses computations to help solve math problem
Study shows rhesus monkeys able to add numbers together for a reward
Some Polynesian islanders combined binary and decimal math
Could poor math skills raise your risk for foreclosure?
Borrowers who struggle with math are more likely to fall behind on their mortgage payments and face foreclosure than those who have stronger financial skills, new research suggests.
Students most effectively learn math working on problems that they enjoy, not drills or exercises
Students learn math best when they approach the subject as something they enjoy, according to a Stanford education expert. Speed pressure, timed testing and blind memorization pose high hurdles in the youthful ...
Blink, point, solve an equation: Introducing PhotoMath
Khan Academy aims to reinvent education through video (w/ video)
High school study in maths declining among prospective teachers
Maths and science participation among New South Wales HSC students has declined starkly over the past decade, which in turn is leading to fewer teachers with this crucial background for their work in schools, according to ...
Effort to model Facebook yields key to famous math problem (and a prize)
(Phys.org) —Dan Spielman, a Yale computer scientist, wasn't looking for a new problem. He was already deeply immersed in a tricky effort to model complex online communities like Facebook, hoping to gain ...
Secret to the perfect pancake is discovered
In a collaboration with Meadowhall Shopping Centre, students from the University's Maths Society (SUMS) developed, trialled and tested a formula which enables pancake-lovers across the world to rustle-up ...
Computer scientists make progress on math puzzle
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two UT Dallas computer scientists have made progress on a nearly 4-decade-old mathematical puzzle, producing a proof that renowned Stanford computer scientist Don Knuth called "amazing" in his communication ...
Teenager reportedly finds solution to 350 year old math and physics problem
Mathematician announces that he's proved the ABC conjecture
Einstein's 'spooky action' common in large quantum systems, mathematicians find
Entanglement is a property in quantum mechanics that seemed so unbelievable and so lacking in detail that, 66 years ago this spring, Einstein called it "spooky action at a distance." But a mathematician at Case Western Reserve ...