Tags » Maths

Thoughts on success and failure: inspired by GCSE results day.

It’s gcse results day today and it’s not the key results day for me this year. I just had a year with no year 11 teaching, but did have a year 10 dual award science group who took one gcse at the end of year 10. 672 more words


Concyclicity in the Euclidean Plane

I want to address the question of how to determine whether or not four points are concyclic. In a previous post, this question reared its head and was solved by an introduction of the circumcentre of three of the points. 139 more words


The happiness equation!

Recently, I blogged about how some kids defied Newton’s equation of the law of motion and yesterday I read an article on the Internet which suggests that mathematically you can predict happiness. 479 more words


Data Interpretation - 9

The 3rd and final set from SimCAT 5, another calculative set:




Summer Holidays

As the title says it, Summer’s ending and I had nothing done. I practiced hours this whole month, but things are not as perfect as I looking forward to. 590 more words

What if...?

Web cartoonist Randall Munroe answers simple what-if questions (“what if you hit a baseball moving at the speed of light?”) using math, physics, logic and deadpan humor. 57 more words