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. 2. The symbol for infinity (∞) was used by the Romans to represent 1000. 3. […]

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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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