The ancient Egyptians didn’t have a zero, so how did they multiply? Try this math trick to manipulate numbers and help students master multiplication.

## MegaMoon 2016: The November Full Moon Will Be The Biggest And Brightest In 68 Years

No, it’s not your medical marijuana working overtime. The moon really IS bigger and brighter on November 13 to 15, 2016. It’s the grand finale of a three-body celestial dance.

## What’s The Proper Date On Which To Celebrate Circles? Not As Easy As Pi

The Ryder’s Cup of math(s): Competing Pi Days. Which continent’s got it right? Or are they both wrong?

## Introduction to Bayesian Probability and Bayes Theorem

This quick refresher about probability shows how to use Bayes’ Rule in simple situations and is an introduction to frequentist versus Bayesian probability.

## Detecting or Avoiding the Yule-Simpson Paradox

One alternative may out-perform another in each individual test, yet do more poorly when all tests are combined. That’s the Yule-Simpson Paradox.

## Comparing the Genetic Code of DNA to Binary Code

Does DNA store information in the same way that a computer stores data? Let’s compare the data storage in computers with the genetic code that translates DNA to RNA and amino acids.

## Fun With Numbers: Consecutive Number And Consecutive Digit Dates

12/13/14 has come and gone. The last date of that type was a little over a year ago (11/12/13); but the next one won’t arrive until the 22nd century (01/02/03).

## Birthdays Can Have Power, Perfection, And Abundance: Fun With Numbers

The numbers associated with the years in a human life span have some remarkable mathematical properties.

## Pi Day and the Speed of Light: What Do Pi and C Have in Common?

The two most famous ratios, one from math (pi) and the other from physics (c), both have a connection to March 14. What makes pi and c special in the number world?

## Practical Uses of Matrix Mathematics

What are the practical use of matrices in day to day life? From computer-generated images to electrical circuits, matrix math serves us well.