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22 Amazing Numbers for 2022

January 6, 2022

Answers Q 1 – 5 Here

Answers  Q 6 – 10 Here

Answers Q 11 – 16 Here


Answers Q 17 – 22 Here

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22 Amazing Numbers for 2022  … Answers Q 1 – 5

January 6, 2022

Ref: New York Post

REf: Hoop Addict

Ref:Interview on I Catch Killers with Gary Jubelin podcast.

Ref: Healthline

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22 Amazing Numbers for 2022 … Answers Q 6 – 10

January 6, 2022

Ref: Indoor Skydiving

REf: Naomi Osaka

REf: Forbes Mag

REf: Shoe Obsession

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22 Amazing Numbers for 2022  … Answers Q 11 – 16

January 6, 2022

Ref: (bbc.com)

Ref: Dermatology Clinic

REf:(time.com)

Ref: Call of Duty

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Young, drunk, dead: How the silly season kills!

December 13, 2021

In 2020, according to the annual, independent Global Drug Survey, Australians were drunk more often than any other country in the survey. Melissa Cunningham reported in The Age (How to cure a hangover!, 11 DEC 2021) that  Australians admitted being drunk 27 times a year, compared with the global average of 15.

Naturally, a lot of this drinking takes place during the Christmas holidays or the Silly Season. Unfortunately, it appears to be the SILLY SEASON all year round in Australia.

Data from 32,022 people from 22 countries were used in the preparation of this Global Drug Survey

For binge drinking stats

See Dangerous Maths: Young, drunk, dead.

LINK: National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre data

  1. UK 15-34 years for 2011. Source
  2. Australia  15-24 years average  Source 
  3. CANADA Under 18 years of age. 1996 It is believed that as many as 83 percent of teenagers in Canada consume alcohol. Back in 1996, underage drinking was responsible for 3,500 deaths and 2,000,000 injuries. A 2002 survey found that 20 percent of eight graders had consumed alcohol within the previous month. Source
  4. USA.  4,358 people under age 21 die each year from alcohol-related car crashes, homicides, suicides, alcohol poisoning, and other injuries such as falls, burns, and drowning. Source
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FREAKY FRIDAY: Surd & Absurd Maths Word Maze UK edition

October 25, 2021

PDF file: 1. Crazy math maze work sheet 1 UK

PDF file: 2. Crazy math maze work sheet 2 UK

CRAZY MATHS MAZE WORKSHEET ANSWER

PDF file: 3. Crazy math maze work sheet ANS UK

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MET GALA MATHs for Middle School

September 16, 2021

There is a lot of middle school maths in fashion from design, to fabrication to costing. But it’s much more fun to  see some of the maths in the NY MET GALA outfits.

More on the Wedding Train drag maths here.

More on killer heels here.

 

6. Find suit pattern information here.

Some of these images came from the fab coverage of the MET GALA at Vogue

Do teachers need fashion help? Funny post here

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The Lego Olympics 2020

July 30, 2021

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2D Random Walk or doing the Bell Curve Shuffle

July 28, 2021

This is the best Middle School Probability outdoor exercise  EVER!

Equipment:

1 coin per student. 

Instructions:

In the schoolyard, students move back and forward with the flip of a coin. Must be a good flip. This exercise works best with a grid drawn on the schoolyard in chalk, perhaps. (See pic below) If possible film the exercise from above.

Now here are lots of people doing this 2D random Walk on Wall St. The results are totally amazing.

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Watch for the Bell Curve. It’s AWESOME.

This video was made by The National Museum of Mathematics NY.

Check out their Squared wheeled bike here.

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Real World Maths: Decimal Places + Spotify

August 27, 2020

Here (below) is the fabulous  Melbourne group, Syzygy.

Released Today their fabulous album, The Pendulum. 

Really. Listen.

Mathspig lervs this music and also the ‘mathsy’ album cover too!!!!

But how much money do musicians earn via streaming services like Spotify?

The following information can be found at Business Insider.

What do you think mathspiggies? Is this fair?

If a group managed 20 million streams, which would be sensational, what would they earn?