## A big number

Simon reading from his favourite book by Murderous Maths – The Most Epic Book of Maths Ever, the chapter about the famous problem on filling a chessboard as a geometric … Continue reading A big number

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# Tag: Murderous Math

## A big number

## How to Square a Circle

## The Secrets of Sums

## Where are my compasses?

## And the winner is…

## How to double a cube?

Simon reading from his favourite book by Murderous Maths – The Most Epic Book of Maths Ever, the chapter about the famous problem on filling a chessboard as a geometric … Continue reading A big number

Inspired by yet another Numberphile video, Simon is explaining why it’s impossible to turn a circle into a square with the same area using only the tools that the ancient … Continue reading How to Square a Circle

The new favourite (Murderous) Math book is The Secrets of Sums by Kjartan Poskitt. It deals with simple arithmetic and Simon found it too easy when he first opened it, but then … Continue reading The Secrets of Sums

There’s been a lot of drawing going on here lately. And jokes, like in the video above. Yesterday, after he got distracted while trying to draw the exact tangent … Continue reading Where are my compasses?

We’re back from a beautiful vacation in France and Spain, and it’s official now: All Shapes and Sizes by Murderous Maths’ Kjartan Poskitt is the winner! And the runner up: … Continue reading And the winner is…

We continue reading the Russian adventurous math books by Vladimir Levshin (1904-1984) – see an older post about it – and Simon is often excited about the challenges discussed. This time however, … Continue reading How to double a cube?