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# maths - Sunday 6 November, 2016

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know

Florida, Florida, Florida…

# maths - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles QED

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles

Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.

# maths - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Figure it out.

# maths - Friday 21 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Figure it out.

# maths - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Figure it out.

# maths - Monday 17 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Figure it out.

# maths - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

# maths - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Mathematicians present longest ever proof that would take 10 billion years to read

Boolean Pythagorean Triples is a long-unsolved enigma within a field called Ramsey Theory

# maths - Friday 10 June, 2016

Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked

Overall, both higher and ordinary papers were mostly ‘very straightforward’.

# maths - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 How are football and mathematics linked? Long Read

How are football and mathematics linked?

David Sumpter chats to The 42 about misguided football pundits, Leicester’s improbable success and Barcelona’s symmetrical beauty.

# maths - Monday 30 May, 2016

Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'

On results day, I held myself together among friends and teachers but as soon as I left the school, I broke down crying in the car home with my mam, writes Jordan Kavanagh.

# maths - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

# maths - Monday 7 March, 2016

Take a break and try to figure out this frog riddle

It’s a tricky one.

# maths - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

# maths - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Here’s how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play

No word on lizard or Spock.

# maths - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Over the past 20 years, teachers have struggled to successfully incorporate computers and tablets into the classroom in Ireland, writes Fergal McCarthy.

# maths - Thursday 22 October, 2015

Paul Murphy says Irish Water needs a maths lesson

But Irish Water says its sums are fine.

# maths - Sunday 18 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week

Can you figure this one out?

# maths - Saturday 17 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: The answer to Friday’s puzzle

Did you get it?

# maths - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Maths Week: The answer to Wednesday’s puzzle

Did you get it?

Here’s how to get your children feeling good about maths

‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.

# maths - Saturday 10 October, 2015

From Business ETC These are some of the most ridiculous questions you could be asked in a job interview Jelly Beans

These are some of the most ridiculous questions you could be asked in a job interview

Given the numbers 1 to 1,000, what is the minimum number of guesses needed to find a specific number, if you are given the hint ‘higher’ or ‘lower’ for each guess you make?

# maths - Friday 7 August, 2015

Will this Lotto shakeup really make it harder to win? A maths teacher explains the odds

In gambling terms, the new National Lottery operator has raised the stakes for players.

# maths - Sunday 19 July, 2015

We’re getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

# maths - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here’s why the real villain of today’s Maths Paper 2 was a woman named Joan Enemy Of The State

Here’s why the real villain of today’s Maths Paper 2 was a woman named Joan

Leaving Cert students have no love for Joan.

# maths - Saturday 6 June, 2015

# maths - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 ways this year’s Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers Brenda And The Wasp

16 ways this year’s Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

# maths - Sunday 24 May, 2015

# maths - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?

It’s for high school students in Singapore.

# maths - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don’t quite add up either)

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# maths - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Today’s date is pretty special

It’s time to eat some pie.

# maths - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge It’s happened: We’ve hit peak Jeremy Kyle Doesn't Add Up

It’s happened: We’ve hit peak Jeremy Kyle

A guest on today’s show was caught out by simple maths when trying to prove her ex was the father of her baby.

# maths - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: I don’t need to be good at maths Our Day Will Sum This post contains videos

Gerry Adams: I don’t need to be good at maths

“I’m good at politics,” the Sinn Féin president tells TheJournal.ie

# maths - Monday 2 February, 2015

David Cameron is scared to answer basic maths questions

The answer was 72, David.

# maths - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter

Warning: It involves a book that may cause some readers to shudder.

# maths - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams Ouch This post contains videos

Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams

“I’m not great at maths,” the Sinn Féin president admitted yesterday.

# maths - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could having more MATHletes make Ireland number one in the world for maths?

One Dragon’s Den investor certainly thinks so.

# maths - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses CAO

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses

New research shows students biggest concern is fitting in at third-level.

# maths - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here’s how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors

According to a Chinese mathematician.

# maths - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From Business ETC What makes a Rubik’s Cube a Rubik’s Cube? Off The Grid

What makes a Rubik’s Cube a Rubik’s Cube?

A trademark court says its all about the lines on the front, apparently.

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