Is Zero Your Hero?

Everybody has a favorite number.  What number is your hero?

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Not Knowing Math Can Cost $15,000

 

A big number of people can lack basic math skills.

Formula of Love

Professional dancersLove is like π – natural, irrational, and very important.” – Lisa Hoffman

Certain scientists think that love is a chemical state of mind and the formula for love is as follows:

dopamine + seratonin + oxytocin


C8H11NO2 + C10H12N2O + C43H66N12O12S2 

How many atoms  are there in the formula of love?

Answer

Cat, Rat, Hat, and Mat

 

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Mary has a cat, and a rat, and a hat, and a mat.

If the cat is on the mat, and rat is in the hat, but the hat is on the mat, where is the rat?

This is a simple puzzle asked by Leslie Green, who collects dozens challenging puzzles.  The collection of Leslie Logic and Math Puzzles is presented at the website Aplusclick. It’s worth to try the challenging questions.

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Everyday Geek Questions

What happens once in a minute, twice in a week and once in a year?

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I will be X years old in year X2. How old am I?

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How many planes of symmetry does a cube have?

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“1” costs $10. “20” costs $20. How much does “100” cost?

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Mathematically Correct Way to Cut a Cake

What is wrong with cutting a cake? We always do it in a wrong way. What is better way? Alex Bellos gives the answer.

Mathematical Problems of Love

Are there math problems of Love. Certainly, there are many of them. The theme is very important for teenagers.Professional dancers

  • What are chances of being chosen?
  • How long do gentlemen wait ladies?
  • How many roses are needed?
  • How much do I spend for a present?
  • How Gerry must to play so that Jane always wins?
  • How to share the family income?
  • How to manage family projects?

There are many examples of such simple questions and answers at the page www.aplusclick.com/love.htm

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Gerry Geek’s love story in for of math problems is passionately described in his book at Amazon.

Hannah Fry’s TED Talk on the subject: