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2019/04/26: KmPlot is part of the EDU suite of programs from the KDE project, and it was designed to plot functions and interact with them to learn about their behavior.

Breakthroughs in physics sometimes require an assist from the field of mathematics-and vice versa.

All that packing and cracking comes up lacking once you apply a little efficiency gapping.

Politicians tell us it is the pre-eminent subject. Nonsense. They're just obsessed with measuring, targetry and control

Why does bending a pizza slice help you eat it? How does a mantis shrimp's punch use a Pringles chip? A surprising geometrical link between curvature and strength.

Your cousin's Facebook friends are probably going nuts over this image that claims to show how the early history of Arabic geometric design informs how we write numerals today. "Each figure contains its own number of corners and angles," reads the text. That's half-true of the drawings in the image. The rest is patently false.

When a legendary mathematician found a mistake in his own work, he embarked on a computer-aided quest to eliminate human error. To succeed, he has to rewrite the century-old rules underlying all of mathematics.

I disliked and feared maths for most of my school career and dropped it as soon as I possibly could. My mother recalls me crying as a five-year-old because: "I can't do the people-on-the-bus sums". If

A new collection of essays examines the most popular stories Indians tell each other about the nation's history.

Harvard study shows US students, rich and poor, are behind international rivals

By Adrian Riskin Department of Mathematics Whittier College Whittier, CA 90608 ariskin@whittier.edu Ask any college professor about the accuracy of Wikipedia

Edward Frenkel wants you to understand mathematics so economists, bankers, companies and intelligence agencies can't manipulate you anymore.

Math is invisible. Unlike physics, chemistry, and biology we can't see it, smell it, or even directly observe it in the universe. And so that has made a lot ...

Marcus du Sautoy: A physicist has formulated a mathematical theory that purports to explain why the universe works the way it does - and it feels like 'the answer'

Dynamic Mathematics with JavaScript

Ah, it really was just recently that we were talking about the seminal Supreme Court case, Gottschalk v. Benson, in which the Justices made it clear that you cannot just patent an algorithm that converts numbers: It is conceded that one may not...

Your bash shell can be your calculator.

all kinds of information on CRC algorithms ranging from a paper explaining in detail how they work, to actual code you can drive off with.