Math Facts

Math Facts: Newton invented/discovered calculus in about the same amount of time the average student learns it.

Math Fact: Multiplying 21978 by 4 reverses the order of the numbers: 87912.

Facts about Math: The birthday paradox says that in a group of just 23 people, there's a 50% chance that at least two will have the same birthday.

Fact about Math: 2,520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10.

Math Information: 1089 x 9 = 9801.

Information about Math: Ancient Babylonians did math in base 60 instead of base 10. That's why we have 60 seconds in a minute and 360 degrees in a circle.

Math Facts: Students who chew gum have better math test scores than those who do not, a study found.

Math Fact: In 1900, all the world's mathematical knowledge could be written in about 80 books; today it would fill more than 100,000 books.

Facts about Math: There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie, according to mathematicians.