Category Archives: Trivia

A Curious Property Of The Square Root Of 2

One day, while doing some calculations involving the square root of 2, of which you’d most likely find boring, I discovered a little curiosity involving the square root of 2 by chance. Multiply by 1, 2, 3 and so on … Continue reading

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101 Mathematical Trivia

1. In 1988, Nicolas Slonimsky (1894-1995) invented a method of beating a different rhythm with each arm–created a new composition by identifying each note in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony with a number, and then playing the square root of each note. … Continue reading

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Country Names With One Syllable

There are only five countries which have one-syllable names in the English language. Can you name these countries?

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Curious Number Patterns #1

 Symmetrical

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