## Which States Are The Best (& Worst) At Math

We gave adults across the country a numeracy test and here is what we found out… We thought it would be fun/interesting to take a few questions from a …

We gave adults across the country a numeracy test and here is what we found out… We thought it would be fun/interesting to take a few questions from a …

January 16, 2017
Math Education

There is no one, simple answer to that question. That’s because math degrees open the doors to numerous potential careers, including many that don’t even exist today, because the …

October 16, 2016
General

I regret to inform you that Math Blog will be on hold for a while due to tragic personal circumstances. On the evening of Thursday, October 13, 2016, an …

August 18, 2016
Suggested Reading

This week we’re giving away a hardcover copy of Elements of Mathematics: From Euclid to Gödel. To enter Math Blog’s August giveaway, please follow the instructions below. PRIZE DETAILS …

August 6, 2016
Applied Math

The largest prime number we’re currently aware of has 22,338,618 digits. It was discovered in January 2016 thanks to the coordinated effort of thousands of machines across the globe. …

July 29, 2016
Applied Math

It is often argued that programmers need a solid mathematical background in order to be competent in their chosen profession. Discrete mathematics offers a great foundation for programming, don’t …

July 13, 2016
Suggested Reading

This week we’re giving away a hardcover copy of a great book to one lucky reader. To enter Math Blog’s July giveaway, please follow the instructions below. PRIZE DETAILS …

June 22, 2016
Applied Math

As someone who is passionate about both mathematics and programming languages, I thought I would share what I consider to be 10 great programming languages for mathematics. I aimed …

June 22, 2016
General

Congratulations to Trevor H. of Australia, for winning our first Math Blog giveaway. 400 entries were received; not a bad turnout at all, if I may say so myself. I’m …

June 15, 2016
Suggested Reading

Princeton University Press recently published a great book called, Summing It Up: From One Plus One to Modern Number Theory by Prof. Avner Ash and Prof. Robert Gross. This week …

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