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# brainteaser
Day 6 – and this is a tough one. Follow the instructions closely.
# Maths
Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
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# Maths
Maths Week: Saturday puzzles
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Friday puzzles
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Thursday puzzles
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to Tuesday’s puzzle.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Monday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# trial and improve
Fancy a mathematics challenge?
# Treasure Trove
Fancy a mathematics challenge?
# buzz buzz
Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.
# QED
Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles
Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.
# Final Countdown
Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle
Figure it out.
# cosine in the membrane
Maths Week: Your Saturday morning puzzle
Part One.
# sins of life
Figure it out.
Figure it out.
# go forth and multiply
Figure it out.
# laws of subtraction
Figure it out.
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The maths gene? It all adds up to a myth
The founder of Maths Week on how everyone can get to grips with the basics – and how we need to for everyday life.
# maths week
MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week
Can you figure this one out?
# One Two Three
MATHS WEEK: Try today's puzzle and explore some new cities
Can you figure this one out?
# maths week
MATHS WEEK: Figure out this puzzle using the genius of George Boole
Can you figure this out?
# One Two Three
MATHS WEEK: See how you do with Tuesday's pirate puzzle
Can you figure this one out?
# One Two Three
Maths Week: Test yourself with this simple, timely brainteaser
Can you figure this one out?
Can you solve this fiendishly difficult maths question?
1 + 1 = 2
# a beautiful mind
A Beautiful Mind genius John Nash killed in car crash
He was 86.
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More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII
A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.
# maths entertainment
Here's how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors
According to a Chinese mathematician.
Each day this week we’ve been tickling your brains with numerical teasers – here are the answers you’ve been waiting for.
Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
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Opinion: I've always had a passion for maths but was often unmotivated – until now
Transition Year student Hannah Leonard describes the inspiring experience of being a competitor in the MATHletes Challenge 2014.
Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day
We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.
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These handy tips will help develop your child's maths skills (without them knowing it)
Fun ways to make maths count without it being a chore.
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Opinion: The gender gap remains in tech and science – and it's hurting companies
Investors are missing a trick by not investing in women; if the whole tech and investment community were to work together we could create fantastic companies and jobs.
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Opinion: Have a positive impact on Ireland’s society and economy – choose a STEM career
Leaving Cert students: consider courses in science, technology, engineering and maths. They’ll give you transferable, mobile skills that are needed in almost every sector.
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Column: What does this week’s major physics breakthrough actually mean?
A new discovery has shed light on the beginning of the universe itself and will help us to understand how gravitational extremes like black holes work, writes Conor Farrell.
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Column: Unlike many of my peers, I was given the amazing opportunity to work at CERN
There is no public scientific institution its equal to CERN – yet young Irish people continue to be excluded from it, writes James Casey.
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Column: Can girls STEM the tide of emigration?
Misconceptions about science, technology, engineering and mathematics are dissuading girls from taking them as subjects – doing a disservice to them and wider society, writes Dr Kirsten Foy.
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