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3 as the sum of the 3 cubes

MathsLinks, 25 Sep 2019

A problem posed in 1953 is finally cracked by a network of computers in seven hours. See also: The Mystery of 42 is Solved 42 is the new 33 The…

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The Mystery of 42 is Solved

MathsLinks, 25 Sep 2019

42 was the last remaining number below 100 which could not be expressed as the sum of three cubes*, until now. See also: 42 is the new 33 The…

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Carl Sagan - Eratosthenes

MathsLinks, 25 Sep 2019

Carl Sagan explores how Eratosthenes determined that the earth was round and its circumference.

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Impossible Triangles

MathsLinks, 24 Sep 2019

Students use their knowledge of Pythagoras, SOHCAHTOA, sine and cosine rules to construct an argument as to whether a triangle can exist or not.

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