Posts tagged ‘numbers’

The 22 million digit number … and the amazing maths behind primes

It is a quite extraordinary figure. Dr Curtis Cooper from the University of Central Missouri has found the largest-known prime number – […]

01/21/2016. Category: science. Tags:

Numbers as letters

You are most likely familiar with numbers being used to implicate letters, phrases or even symbols. In SMS (txting) shortcuts, for instance, […]

01/30/2012. Category: literature. Tags: , ,

Number notation

The United States does not use the metric system. But this is not the only confusing difference between the USA and Europe. […]

11/08/2010. Category: trivia. Tags: ,

The beautiful number 7

Seven days of the week, seven seas, seven primary colors, seven wonders of the world, seven notes of the musical scale, the […]

10/13/2010. Category: trivia. Tags: ,