5 Mathematical Bets That Will Win You Free Pints At The Pub
Squeeze coins through holes that should be too small, read people’s minds, and work out their bank details – all using maths.
Squeeze coins through holes that should be too small, read people’s minds, and work out their bank details – all using maths.
Sorry, teachers.
For everyone who has a panic attack trying to fill in the tip line.
This visual trick to multiply numbers is kind of amazing—especially if you’re a visual thinker. Mathemagical!
Do you remember how to do fractions?
You might need a pen and paper to do this. And a calculator.
Other than not having dreams about standing onstage naked.
Do you know your numerator from your denominator? No cheating.
You want me to figure out what 15% of the bill is? Who am I, Einstein?
What’s that? You have things to do? Not anymore.
You know what, this could happen to anyone.
I’d explain them, but there isn’t enough room in the margin.
Proof is left as an exercise for the reader.
Uno, dos, tres… tres.
They aren’t as easy as they look.
Or, the story of why we all became writers.
You can use a pen and paper if you like. Based on GCSE Maths revision questions from BBC.
“There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.” —Isaac Asimov
WITCHCRAFT
There’s a place with free books and movies? What is it called again? Library?
Some people are great at math. You, however, are not one of those people.
And this is why God invented the calculator.
Time to flex that humor muscle. Your brain, of course.
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You know by now what a crime it is to call them a geek.
This might just be the happiest anyone has ever been, ever.
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Going to prom with a human is totally played out, anyways.
No. No, of course it’s not possible. Are you crazy?
That’s right, on Pi Day, anything is possible…in a way.