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This is where you can find entries to make the world of numeracy a little easier - everything from Pi to Newton.

- 24 GameTuesday, 4th October 1966
- 3n+1 Conjecture - Proof Needed!Saturday, 3rd July 1971
- 42Saturday, 7th August 1971
- Accumulators and Combination Betting ExplainedWednesday, 9th November 1966
- AlgorithmsWednesday, 19th October 1966
- Alpha: the Key to the Universe?Sunday, 8th August 1971
- An Introduction to Metric SpacesSaturday, 24th January 1970
- ArchimedesMonday, 30th June 1969
- Basic Methods of Mathematical ProofTuesday, 15th August 1967
- Basic Sorting AlgorithmsWednesday, 19th October 1966
- Bayes' Theorem and Bayesian StatisticsWednesday, 5th September 1962
- Beating the OddsSaturday, 28th January 1967
- Beginner's Guide to Mean, Median and ModeFriday, 14th February 1969
- Benford's LawFriday, 29th November 1968
- Bigger and Bigger InfinitiesSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Binary DigitsSunday, 15th December 1968
- Binomial TheoremSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Birthday ParadoxSaturday, 11th September 1971
- Boolean AlgebraWednesday, 10th April 1968
- Boolean Expressions from Truth TablesSunday, 9th February 1969
- Boolean Function ReductionSunday, 9th February 1969
- Boolean Functions ClassifiedSaturday, 26th September 1970
- Boolean Truth TablesSunday, 9th February 1969
- Calculating the Date of EasterTuesday, 17th February 1970
- Calculating the Day of the WeekSaturday, 29th March 1969
- Calculating the Volume and Surface Area of Various Solid ObjectsMonday, 19th April 1965
- CalculusMonday, 12th September 1966
- Coin Flipping - Conflict Resolution Sunday, 13th July 1969
- Complementary ArithmeticWednesday, 10th April 1968
- Complex Numbers - an IntroductionSaturday, 12th August 1967
- Conceptual TablesSunday, 15th June 1969
- Constructions with a Ruler and a CompassSunday, 1st October 1967
- Curved Space and the Fate of the UniverseWednesday, 26th February 1969
- Diophantine EquationsTuesday, 5th January 1971
- DivisibilitySunday, 4th June 1967
- Electronic Logic ConventionsMonday, 30th December 1963
- Envy-Free Cake DivisionWednesday, 27th December 1967
- Equivalence Relations - The mathematics of distinctionMonday, 9th May 1966
- Euclid's AlgorithmTuesday, 4th October 1966
- Euler EquationWednesday, 16th July 1969
- Evariste Galois - Mathematical GeniusFriday, 14th February 1969
- Fermat NumbersSaturday, 17th May 1969
- Fermat's Last TheoremMonday, 31st January 1966
- Fibonacci SeriesSaturday, 23rd December 1967
- Four Colour TheoremMonday, 8th December 1969
- Fourier TheorySunday, 22nd June 1969
- Fractals - Beautiful MathematicsSunday, 18th February 1968
- FractionsSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Friendly NumbersSaturday, 28th June 1969
- Gambler's FallacyMonday, 7th November 1966
- Gas State EquationsSaturday, 22nd October 1966
- Gaussian IntegersMonday, 17th May 1971
- Genetic AlgorithmsSaturday, 29th December 1962
- Googol - an Unimaginably Large NumberTuesday, 14th September 1965
- Group TheorySaturday, 24th September 1966
- Hairy Ball TheoremSunday, 15th December 1968
- HelixMonday, 26th February 1968
- Hilbert's Infinite HotelWednesday, 4th November 1970
- History Behind The Quadratic FormulaTuesday, 22nd September 1970
- History of NumbersSunday, 15th December 1968
- How to Calculate the Square Root of Any Number by HandSunday, 6th September 1970
- How to Draw a PentagramMonday, 6th July 1970
- How to Gamble and WinMonday, 7th November 1966
- How to Measure Things Using StatisticsWednesday, 17th July 1968
- How To Understand StatisticsSaturday, 17th July 1971
- How to Win a Pint by Using Binary ArithmeticSaturday, 8th November 1969
- Hypatia of AlexandriaSunday, 18th May 1969
- Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA)Saturday, 4th July 1964
- Imaginary NumbersTuesday, 15th August 1967
- Integers and Natural NumbersSunday, 15th December 1968
- Interpolation by IntuitionSaturday, 24th May 1969
- Irrational NumbersTuesday, 15th August 1967
- John Forbes Nash - MathematicianWednesday, 18th June 1969
- John Horton Conway - MathematicianThursday, 10th July 1969
- Kibibytes and Yobibits - A Guide to Binary PrefixesWednesday, 15th May 1968
- Langton's AntMonday, 13th September 1965
- Leonhard Euler - MathematicianTuesday, 20th April 1971
- Limits of Quantum Mechanics: The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen ParadoxSaturday, 26th September 1970
- Little's ResultSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Lobster Pots - a Mathematics GameWednesday, 6th November 1968
- Logical CompletenessTuesday, 15th August 1967
- Logical ConsistencyTuesday, 15th August 1967
- Mathematical KnotsSaturday, 3rd July 1971
- Mathematician and the BlancmangeMonday, 9th January 1967
- MathematicsSaturday, 18th March 1967
- Mathematics Behind Digital TechnologyMonday, 12th July 1971
- Mersenne NumbersSunday, 30th August 1970
- Modifying the Word 'Unique' and the Number '0' - Can It Be Done?Sunday, 15th December 1968
- Monty Hall ProblemSunday, 19th June 1966
- Naismith's Rule of WalkingSaturday, 20th June 1970
- Nano the Dwarf - A Guide to Decimal PrefixesWednesday, 26th May 1971
- Natural UnitsSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Newton's Laws of MotionSaturday, 17th February 1968
- Nim - Strategy Game or Scam?Wednesday, 13th November 1968
- Number 206265Wednesday, 4th February 1970
- Number SystemsSaturday, 15th November 1969
- NumbersSunday, 15th December 1968
- Oliver Heaviside, PhysicistSaturday, 27th June 1970
- Packing AlgorithmsSaturday, 11th October 1969
- Perfect NumbersSunday, 25th May 1969
- PhiWednesday, 26th August 1970
- PiMonday, 30th June 1969
- Prime NumbersFriday, 23rd April 1971
- Probability and Statistical Reversal ParadoxesWednesday, 6th November 1968
- Propositional LogicTuesday, 15th August 1967
- Quadratic FormulaWednesday, 1st January 1969
- Quantum MechanicsSaturday, 20th May 1967
- Rational NumbersSunday, 15th December 1968
- Raymond Queneau - Poet and Mathematician Tuesday, 25th February 1969
- Repetends (Repeating Decimals)Tuesday, 3rd January 1967
- Robert Recorde - MathematicianTuesday, 1st June 1971
- RulersSunday, 25th May 1969
- Russian Peasant MultiplicationWednesday, 7th June 1967
- ScaleWednesday, 9th November 1966
- Settling Complicated Bets with a CalculatorSaturday, 24th May 1969
- Six Sigma - Getting It Right 99.99966% Of The TimeSunday, 8th January 1967
- Sofia Kovalevskaya - MathematicianMonday, 15th September 1969
- Solving the 15-number Puzzle Friday, 7th October 1966
- Soma CubeTuesday, 10th November 1970
- Sophie Germain - MathematicianTuesday, 12th January 1971
- Spherical Geometry - DefinitionsSaturday, 29th October 1966
- Square-wheeled Bicycle - a Road of Hyperbolics?Saturday, 7th March 1970
- Sub-Atomic World of Kaons, Axions, J/Psi, Sigma and Xi Particles.Saturday, 28th November 1964
- SuperellipseSunday, 4th July 1965
- Table Method of Factorising Quadratic ExpressionsTuesday, 22nd May 1962
- TesseractsSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Thiessen PolygonsWednesday, 6th November 1968
- Topology of Two-dimensional SpacesTuesday, 14th September 1965
- Triangles Saturday, 9th March 1968
- Triangular NumbersSaturday, 20th January 1962
- Trigonometric Laws of Sines and CosinesWednesday, 13th March 1963
- TrigonometryTuesday, 6th June 1967
- Trinity - the Number ThreeTuesday, 28th January 1969
- Truth About NoiseSaturday, 6th April 1968
- Two - the Dichotomous NumberMonday, 13th January 1969
- Unique Patterns Among NumericsTuesday, 14th September 1971
- Units of Measurement Wednesday, 10th March 1971
- Unity - the Number OneSaturday, 14th December 1968
- Universal Functions of Boolean AlgebraSaturday, 26th September 1970
- Using an Abacus for Addition and SubtractionWednesday, 28th June 1967
- What do Probabilities Mean?Saturday, 2nd April 1966
- Why you Lose at RouletteTuesday, 1st July 1969
- Zeno's ParadoxSaturday, 3rd March 1962
- ZeroSunday, 29th December 1968

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