Mathematics is very interesting and easy subject because it is totally based on logic. It is all around us and nothing is illogical about mathematics. But is not easy for most people, some people find it hard also because it takes time and energy. You will find maths hard only if you make it hard. Here are some fun facts about maths on this webpage that you probably don’t know.
Fun Facts About Maths
The word ‘Mathematics’ comes from the Greek ‘mathema’ which means learning, study, science and ‘Mathematics’ means ‘fond of learning.
Do you know mathematics is an anagram of me asthmatic (An anagram is a word or phrase made by transposing or rearranging letters of other words or phrases)
In America, Mathematics is known as ‘Math’ they say that ‘Mathematics’ function as a singular noun so as per them ‘Math’ should be singular too.
In 2010, on World Maths Day, 1.13 million students from more than 235 countries set a record correctly answering 479,732,613 questions.
The word ‘hundrath’ in old English, from which word hundred derives, meant 120, not 100.
The number 5 is pronounced as ‘Ha’ in the Thai Language. 555 is also used by same as slang for Ha Ha Ha.
What comes after million, billion and trillion? A quadrillion, quintillion, sextillion, septillion, octillion, nonillion, decillion, and undecillion.
Zero is the only number that can’t be represented by Roman Numerals.
The only Shakespeare play to include the word ‘Mathematics’ is The Taming of The Shrew.
The only number in English that is spelled with its letters in alphabetical order is ‘Forty’
The opposite side of a dice always adds up to seven.
The name of the popular search engine Google came from a misspelling of the word googol which is a very large number (the number one followed one hundred zeros to be exact)
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