the MathsLinks network

Resources for maths teachers.

The MathsLinks Network is a collection of sites made by a maths teacher for maths teachers.

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Screenshot of Ramanujan: Making sense of 1+2+3+... = -1/12 and Co.

Ramanujan: Making sense of 1+2+3+... = -1/12 and Co.
MathsLinks, 4 May 2016

The Mathologer sets out to make sense of 1+2+3+ ... = -1/12 and some of those other notorious, crazy-looking infinite sum identities.

Screenshot of How NASA’s Katherine Johnson Had the Right Stuff to Win the Space Race

How NASA’s Katherine Johnson Had the Right Stuff to Win the Space Race
MathsLinks, 4 May 2016

Astronaut Joh Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, called on Katherine Johnson to recheck the trajectory of his orbit that had been calculated by NASA's then state-of-the-art computers.

Screenshot of How Many Decimals of Pi Do We Really Need?

How Many Decimals of Pi Do We Really Need?
MathsLinks, 3 May 2016

For NASA's highest accuracy calculations, which are for interplanetary navigation, they use Pi to 15 decimals places.

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