## Kerry Cue

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**Kerry Cue** is a humourist, mathematician and journalist. She is the maths blogger, Mathspig, and will be talking at the International Congress of Mathematical Education in Hamburg in July, 2016.

#### Cue is also the author of over 20 books. She has written columns for every major Australian newspaper and travels around Australia to enliven serious, but dull conferences.

#### Kerry Cue studied Science/Engineering at Melbourne University and taught maths and science for 10 demanding years before becoming a best selling author of 20 humorous and educational books including *Life On a G-String, Australia Unbuttoned*, *I Left My Heart in Chinkapook and my knickers in New York**.*

#### Her last book is:

## MeLand: 10 Ways Self-Obsession Makes You Stupid

## More information: Connor Court Publishers

## You’ll find Kerry Cue’s Newspaper Columns here.

Oh my God you are so great!!! How have I not known about you for so many years?

The way you look at Maths is just so refreshing. I am starting an educational charity here in the UK to promote Making through Maths. Kids just seeing their Maths doing stuff – robots, models, dance, art and programming.

I am going to be following you now till the grave. Thank you so much for this body of work.

Gabriel

by springfieldsmaths January 27, 2014 at 8:53 amhttp://www.makingpi.com

Hello Gabriel,

We are sooooo thinking along the same lines it is uncanny. We tend to teach maths today as if it were Latin, a dead language, instead of showing students where and how to use maths in everyday life. I will investigate your website with total enthusiasm. And keep up the good work.

by mathspig January 28, 2014 at 10:16 pmToodles Mathspig

PS: Soz about the slow reply. It was 43C in Melb yesterday. I was a sweaty, sweaty mathspig.

Hi Kerry, Not sure if you saw one of our tutors solutions to the Singaporean stumper from last week but here it is – http://blog.yourtutor.com.au/an-explanation-to-the-maths-problem-thats-stumping-the-world.

by Mike Larsen April 25, 2015 at 12:06 amHey Mike, Yes, indeedy, I saw the world wide publicity for the smart maths work. Pass on my congratulations. Woo Hoo! Mathspig

by mathspig April 25, 2015 at 8:31 amThanks Kerry. If you’d like to share the solution with your readers then please be my guest. Mike.

by Mike Larsen April 25, 2015 at 9:14 pm