## 3 Fun Math Facts

Everyone loves math facts, so take a look at these 3 and share some of your own!

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## 3 Fun Math Facts

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## What Would Happen if Everyone Jumped at the Same Time, From the Same Place?

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## What if everyone had only one soul mate?

## Famous Mathematician of the Day – JÃ¡nos Bolyai

## Misnamed Theorems And The Reasons Behind It

## 5 interesting math facts from Futility Closet

## Cool Facts About Numbers

Everyone loves math facts, so take a look at these 3 and share some of your own!

If you are worried about the SATs, guessing might not be your best option and here is why. What if everyone who took the SAT guessed on every multiple-choice question? How many perfect scores would there be? â€”Rob Balder None. The SAT is a standardized test given to high school students (similar to the ACT). …

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There are some questions in life that need to be answered and this is definitely one of them. In Armageddon, a NASA guy comments that a plan to shoot a laser at the asteroid is like â€œshooting a b.b. gun at a freight train.â€ What would it take to stop an out-of-control freight train using …

What would happen if everyone on earth stood as close to each other as they could and jumped, everyone landing on the ground at the same instant? This crowd takes up an area the size of Rhode Island. But thereâ€™s no reason to use the vague phrase â€œan area the size of Rhode Islandâ€. This …

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Play a game of risk, every time there is a battle, you begin a new game of risk to determine the winner of that battle. I think you are going to have to call in sick on Monday! Source

What if everyone actually had only one soul mate, a random person somewhere in the world? â€”Benjamin Staffin What a nightmare that would be. But what if we did have one randomly-assigned perfect soul mate, and we couldnâ€™t be happy with anyone else? Would we find each other? Weâ€™ll assume your soul mate is set …

December 15 seems like a normal day for most people, but it should mean something to those who have an affinity for math. This is the day Janos Bolyai was born and here is why it is so important. JÃ¡nos Bolyai (15 December 1802 â€“ 27 January 1860) was a Hungarian mathematician, one of the …

While many distinguished mathematicians managed to give name to their discoveries, some were misnamed in the detriment of their original discoverer. Here are just a few of them. Benford’s Law This was first stated in 1881 by Simon Newcomb, and rediscovered in 1938 by Frank Benford. The first rigorous formulation and proof seems to be …

Math is not only mildly interesting, it is extremely interesting! Check out these awesome math facts from Futility Closet. The sum of the numbers on a roulette wheel is 666. Source Take any number and rearrange its digits to form another number. Subtract one from the other. The difference will always be divisible by 9. …

You probably work with numbers every day, sometimes without even realizing it. Did you know that even the first few numbers have something special behind them? Check out these cool facts about 0, 1, and 2. 0 is a separate and special entity called ‘Identity element’. 0 is actually the identity element under addition for …