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# maths - Monday 12 October, 2020

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle
# Treasure Trove
# Treasure Trove

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Oct 12th 2020, 6:15 AM 48,894 Views 24 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

# maths - Saturday 21 March, 2020

Opinion: Colm O'Regan crunches the Covid-19 numbers, and sums up isolation matters
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: Colm O'Regan crunches the Covid-19 numbers, and sums up isolation matters

Mar 21st 2020, 1:54 PM 57,524 Views 42 Comments

When you look at virus modelling, staying at home now makes absolute sense, writes O’Regan.

# maths - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles
# The Answers
# The Answers

Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles

Oct 13th 2019, 1:00 PM 27,471 Views 10 Comments

Here are all the answers to the Maths Week puzzles posted yesterday.

# maths - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
# Buzz Buzz
# Buzz Buzz

Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

Feb 9th 2019, 10:45 AM 13,817 Views 24 Comments

The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

# maths - Friday 5 October, 2018

Liverpool need to be at 110% to beat Manchester City – Klopp
# Quick Maths
From The42
# Quick Maths

Liverpool need to be at 110% to beat Manchester City – Klopp

Oct 5th 2018, 4:34 PM 2,437 Views 1 Comment

The Premier League champions travel to Anfield having lost their last three meetings with the Reds.

# maths - Monday 20 August, 2018

The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation
# Education
# Education

The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation

Aug 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,149 Views 14 Comments

The bonus was introduced in 2012.

# maths - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case
# Fourth Class
# Fourth Class

Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM 68,607 Views 0 Comments

The woman claimed that the child’s teacher suggested she was given a bad mark because she was not Irish.

# maths - Monday 27 November, 2017

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert
# Closing The Gap
# Closing The Gap

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

Nov 27th 2017, 10:53 AM 9,641 Views 69 Comments

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

# maths - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
# Divide And Conquer
# Divide And Conquer

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

Oct 14th 2017, 8:29 PM 35,109 Views 15 Comments

Figure it out.

# maths - Sunday 6 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 6th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,380 Views 73 Comments

Florida, Florida, Florida…

# maths - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles
# QED
# QED

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles

Oct 23rd 2016, 10:00 AM 16,564 Views 8 Comments

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
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:15 PM 18,700 Views 20 Comments

Figure it out.

# maths - Friday 21 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle
# Sins Of Life
# Sins Of Life

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Oct 21st 2016, 8:30 PM 15,623 Views 31 Comments

Figure it out.

# maths - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle
# The Remix To Addition
# The Remix To Addition

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Oct 20th 2016, 8:30 PM 20,294 Views 30 Comments

Figure it out.

# maths - Monday 17 October, 2016

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle
# Divide And Conquer
# Divide And Conquer

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Oct 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 34,333 Views 105 Comments

Figure it out.

# maths - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

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

Aug 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 4,058 Views 40 Comments

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
# Number Crunching
# Number Crunching

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

Jul 10th 2016, 7:15 AM 17,246 Views 33 Comments

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
# Buzzing
# Buzzing

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

Jun 10th 2016, 10:56 PM 35,534 Views 14 Comments

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

# maths - Sunday 5 June, 2016

How are football and mathematics linked?
# Long Read
From The42
# Long Read

How are football and mathematics linked?

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 AM 15,397 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Column
# Column

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

May 30th 2016, 7:00 AM 9,366 Views 72 Comments

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
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

Apr 28th 2016, 6:00 AM 11,595 Views 52 Comments

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
# Take A Break
# Take A Break

Take a break and try to figure out this frog riddle

Mar 7th 2016, 11:00 AM 33,480 Views 32 Comments

It’s a tricky one.

# maths - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute
# Apps
# Apps

7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute

Jan 19th 2016, 1:02 PM 23,346 Views 6 Comments

Learn on the go.

# maths - Saturday 2 January, 2016

Here's how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play
# One Two Three
# One Two Three

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

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:30 PM 27,492 Views 25 Comments

No word on lizard or Spock.

# maths - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology
# Opinion
# Opinion

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 234 Views 34 Comments

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
# The Sums
# The Sums

Paul Murphy says Irish Water needs a maths lesson

Oct 22nd 2015, 1:21 PM 17,090 Views 160 Comments

But Irish Water says its sums are fine.

# maths - Sunday 18 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week
# Maths Week
# Maths Week

MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week

Oct 18th 2015, 11:15 AM 18,224 Views 30 Comments

Can you figure this one out?

# maths - Saturday 17 October, 2015

MATHS WEEK: The answer to Friday's puzzle
# Maths Week
# Maths Week

MATHS WEEK: The answer to Friday's puzzle

Oct 17th 2015, 11:15 AM 1,187 Views 2 Comments

Did you get it?

# maths - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Maths Week: The answer to Wednesday's puzzle
# Maths Week
# Maths Week

Maths Week: The answer to Wednesday's puzzle

Oct 15th 2015, 12:33 PM 2,066 Views 26 Comments

Did you get it?

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,121 Views 33 Comments

‘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

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

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

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 PM 30,937 Views 49 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Aug 7th 2015, 8:00 PM 768 Views 36 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM 857 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 8th 2015, 6:47 PM 7,360 Views 0 Comments

Leaving Cert students have no love for Joan.

# maths - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Can you solve this fiendishly difficult maths question?
# Doesn't Add Up
# Doesn't Add Up

Can you solve this fiendishly difficult maths question?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:00 AM 27,828 Views 47 Comments

1 + 1 = 2

# maths - Friday 5 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 5th 2015, 11:12 AM 21,341 Views 3 Comments

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

# maths - Sunday 24 May, 2015

A Beautiful Mind genius John Nash killed in car crash
# A Beautiful Mind
# A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind genius John Nash killed in car crash

May 24th 2015, 3:30 PM 32,436 Views 42 Comments

He was 86.

# maths - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?
# 2 + 2 = 5
# 2 + 2 = 5

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?

Apr 14th 2015, 2:47 PM 65,171 Views 109 Comments

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)
# The Divide
# The Divide

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

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,171 Views 23 Comments

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
# PI DAY
# PI DAY

Today's date is pretty special

Mar 14th 2015, 12:14 PM 27,810 Views 38 Comments

It’s time to eat some pie.

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