Who was Pythagoras? If you hate maths then possibly the man to blame is Pythagoras of Samos. Before Pythagoras was a theorem he was a man who, aside from allegedly formulating this famous theorem coined the term philosopher, founded the Pythagorean Brotherhood, and discovered the fundamental relationship between musical notes that explained why some notes…
Mystical Magic Squares
Have you checked out our first Maths Challenge on our Facebook page? During the current tutoring post-exam lull I’ve been picking up a few old interests of mine, one of which is creating an effective Sudoku solver app. And the first stage in solving a Sudoku puzzle is to understand the maths of magic squares….