Number Sense Blog
Feb 7, 2015
February 7th is e Day! While not as famous as Pi Day, e Day celebrates the mathematical constant e, which has a wide range of mathematical applications. Here's a bit of background on e and why it's worthy of celebration!
As the history of mathe...
Feb 4, 2015
GPS location apps on a smartphone can pinpoint where you are and offer you directions to your school, find the nearest place to get a haircut, and tell you what the weather is in your neck of the woods, among many other cool features. But how does...
Jan 30, 2015
Happy Friday! In this week's Number NonSense cartoon, we explore perfect numbers.
Jan 28, 2015
NFL Super Bowl XLIX is coming up this Sunday, so it’s time to warm up with some football themed math problems!
Question: Kelsey bought a pack of 92 foam fingers to root for the New England Patriots. She passed out half...
Jan 23, 2015
Happy Friday! In this week's Number NonSense cartoon, we explore the Möbius Strip, discovered by August Möbius in the mid-1800's. Find out how to make your own Möbius Strip!