## Category Archives: Maths 1st ESO

## Olimpiada Matemática de Albacete

Download the problems and do at least four of them: (Deadline March, 22nd)

## Where do math symbols come from?

Math is full of symbols: lines, dots, arrows, English letters, Greek letters, superscripts, subscripts … it can look like an illegible jumble. Where did all of these symbols come from? John David Walters shares the origins of mathematical symbols, and illuminates why they’re still so important in the field today.

## “Olimpiada Matemática” Problems

Delivery date: Friday, March 25th, 2016

## Star Wars: The integers awaken

Combine negative and positive integers for a power boost!

Will your space vehicle win the race?

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## Mathematical beauty

For understanding the golden ratio and how it relates to beauty.

Please, activate subtitles in english for better understanding.

## Mathematician John Nash, inspiration for film ‘A Beautiful Mind,’ dead in car crash

John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie “A Beautiful Mind,” has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.

## Taking a percentage

There are several different ways to solve problems involving percentages, decimals, and fractions. Watch as find the percentage of a whole number.