Category Archives: Cool Things

Video: Rihanna and Square Rooting

Rihanna is currently sitting top of the charts with her very catchy single “What’s My Name?”. Not only do we love the track and can’t stop singing it, but we also are super excited about Drake trying to work out a … Continue reading

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Video: Justin Bieber and Fractions

We have found YET ANOTHER celebrity who is a fan of maths. Justin Bieber, the teenage king of making girls scream, loves fractions so much that he wrote a whole song containing loads of different references to our favourite numerator … Continue reading

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Real World: X Factor Voting

The most popular show in the country uses maths all the time. For one thing, there always a producer sat behind the camera with a stopwatch furiously calculating timings and telling Dermot how long he’s got left before the break. … Continue reading

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Video: Lady Gaga does Trigonometry

We’re always being asked how maths appears in the real world. Well, we’ve found a good example. A student in America has used Lady Gaga to show places you can find trigonometry / triangles

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Stuff We Like: ArithmeTick App

Speaking of apps for your phone, (cough cough, make sure you download the BC Maths app, cough cough) here’s another really good one. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arithmetick-math-flash-cards/id304848067?mt=8 It’s a game called arithmeTick and is great for practising your quick mental maths using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. … Continue reading

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