Today is National Pi Day (March 14th or 3/14). I wrote a blog on this in 2018 which you can read here. There is a whole website dedicated to Pi Day! Interestingly, Pi Day is mentioned as "National Pi Day" not "International Pi Day". Did you notice that? That's because 3/14 (mm/dd) nomenclature is followed in... Continue Reading →

# A Great TED Talk On Understanding And Mathematics

I recently saw this great TED talk by math teacher and communicator Roger Antonsen on the topic "Math is the hidden secret to understanding the world". Roger starts with his definition of Understanding as "it is something which has to do with your ability to change perspective" and then he uses Mathematics as a medium... Continue Reading →

# Remembering Indian Recreational Mathematician – D. R. Kaprekar…

Today is D.R. Kaprekar's 114th birth anniversary. Kaprekar was an Indian recreational mathematician who described several classes of natural numbers including the Kaprekar, Harshad and Self numbers and discovered the Kaprekar constant, named after him. Kaprekar numbers are numbers whose square in that base can be split into 2 parts that add up to the... Continue Reading →

# 2019 through Recreational Mathematics!

Recreational mathematics is mathematics carried out for recreation (entertainment) rather than as a strictly research and application-based professional activity. By that definition, a big part of my interest in mathematics is recreational - because I don't use it for research or professional activity. I used to solve lot of puzzles since childhood and still love solving puzzles. One of interesting... Continue Reading →

# Puzzle: Find Area of Shaded Region

Puzzle: Find Area of Shaded Region

# Math Humor: This is hilarious!

Math humor! This is hilarious... Source: Twitter/Instagram

# Interesting Fact about Today’s Date

Mathematical date alert! 26th September 26/9 is the 269th day of the year. Is it the unique such case? I think it it... One more... How many days left of 2018? There are 96 2 go!

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