Maths Funnies Spring 2017

18th January 2017

This month we bring you our usual selection of new maths funnies, puns and images. The last two are a tiny bit obscure but we hope you get them and enjoy sharing them with your friends and family! Enjoy!

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13 Fascinating Facts About Friday The 13th

17th January 2017

This year we have already had one Friday the 13th in the first 2 weeks of the year, and this got us thinking about the superstition. Nicknamed ‘the most popular superstition in the Western world’, the fear of Friday the 13th is mysterious, irrational and utterly fascinating. So here's 13...

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The Formula For The Perfect Mince Pie

19th December 2016

It’s one of our favourite times of year for us, and for the team at ConquerMaths HQ Christmas has come early in more ways than one. Firstly the London Science museum has just opened a gorgeous new gallery completely devoted to mathematics, which you can read about in more detail here. We are...

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Stunningly Designed New Gallery Celebrating Mathematics At The Science Museum Has Just Opened

15th December 2016

Good news everyone! The London Science Museum has opened their brand new Winton Gallery, dedicated to mathematics and it is gorgeous, and so exciting - we can’t wait to go! A statement on their website asserts that the gallery “reveals the fundamental role mathematicians, their tools and...

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William The Maths Bear's 'Paws For Thought' December 2016

5th December 2016

Hello Tiny Humans!

Is everyone getting excited about the Christmas holidays? Whether you celebrate Christmas or not it’s still a great time of year to get the family together and enjoy some well-earned time off.

There have been some interesting stories in the news recently, I was very...

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Affordable Ideas To Make Your Maths Classroom Look Awesome

3rd December 2016

'Thinking Nook'

A classroom should be a place where students can relax and concentrate but hopefully also feel stimulated and inspired. While at ConquerMaths we believe that the simpler our content delivery system is the better, when it comes to the physical space of a classroom which...

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Christmassy Riddles December 2016

30th November 2016

We hope you enjoy these Christmas themed riddles, jokes and head-scratchers, do share them with your friends and family and see who can get the answers first!


​If two elves can wrap ​two presents in two minutes, ​how many elves will it ​take to wrap eighteen presents...

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Are Teachers Too Stressed Out To Enjoy Christmas?

28th November 2016

Like many of you, we’ve recently been enjoying the big supermarket Christmas adverts. Most of us had a favourite (Buster the Boxer was unsurprisingly popular) but watching the Sainsbury’s advert struck an unfortunate chord with many of Sainsbury’s employees. We couldn’t help wondering if it...

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December Funnies 2016

28th November 2016

After our usual selection of maths themed funnies this month we thought we'd give you a selection of some of the best and funniest maths themed gifts just in time for Christmas. We haven't provided links to the actual products as we're sure people would rather choose their own deals in terms...

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November 2016 Puzzler

14th November 2016

Let's see who can answer this one first in the comments! 

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Movie Review - The Accountant

11th November 2016

'The Accountant' (rated R, so adults only!) centres on Christian Wolff, a high functioning mathematical savant who is firmly on the autistic spectrum but who is also a fighting machine and seriously dangerous dude. We see him working in a small office giving financial advice to farmers but...

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Maths Riddles November 2016

11th November 2016

Some fiendish ones for you this month... with quite a focus on logic and thinking outside of the box. We hope you enjoy them and try them on your friends and family to get the old grey cells working. 

Question: A girl was ten on her last birthday, and will be twelve on her next birthday....

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William The Maths Bear's Paws For Thought' November 2016

7th November 2016

Hello Tiny Humans!

I recently read about a 13 year old girl in Scotland who was top in her maths class and decided to consult the Scottish government's online careers advice service ‘My World Of Work’.

A statement on the site says “The quiz uses a theory by American psychologist John L...

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November Funnies 2017

2nd November 2016

We've got a great mix of maths funnies for you this month, we hope you enjoy them and share them with your students, friends and family. Let's hope they help break the tension built up from the mock exams!

Next month we will bring you some of the funniest Christmas themed funnies,...

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The Greatest Unsolved Problems In Mathematics and The Prizes For Solving Them Part 1

1st November 2016

Many people don’t realise that mathematics is a dynamic and fluid field which is constantly developing. There are disciplines in mathematics that didn’t exist 10 years ago, and new branches emerge all the time, with new discoveries, theorems and problems evolving.

People also often...

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