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# Maths

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2022
# maths week
That's a wrap on Maths Week - Here's the answer to your Saturday puzzle
We have learned this week that maths is not always about numbers.
# maths week
Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# brainteaser
Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle
And get the answer to Thursday’s magic trick!
# brainteaser
Maths Week: Your Wednesday puzzle
Learn about the importance of Jan Łukasiewicz and his connection to Ireland.
# brainteaser
Maths Week: Your Tuesday puzzle
Fancy a mathematics challenge?
# Maths
Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# BOTÚN
Leaving Cert students won't lose marks because of error in Irish language Maths paper
The State Examinations Commission said that the error will be taken into account during marking.
All time
# Maths
Maths Week: Saturday puzzles
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Friday puzzles
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Thursday puzzles
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to Tuesday’s puzzle.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Monday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# Maths
Maths Week: Sunday puzzle
Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)
# trial and improve
Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
Fancy a mathematics challenge?
# Treasure Trove
Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle
Fancy a mathematics challenge?
Voices
Opinion: Colm O'Regan crunches the Covid-19 numbers, and sums up isolation matters
When you look at virus modelling, staying at home now makes absolute sense, writes O’Regan.
# the answers
Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles
Here are all the answers to the Maths Week puzzles posted yesterday.
# buzz buzz
Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds
The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.
# quick maths
Liverpool need to be at 110% to beat Manchester City – Klopp
The Premier League champions travel to Anfield having lost their last three meetings with the Reds.
# Education
The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation
The bonus was introduced in 2012.
# Fourth class
Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case
The woman claimed that the child’s teacher suggested she was given a bad mark because she was not Irish.
# closing the gap
Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert
The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.
# divide and conquer
Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle
Figure it out.
# magic numbers
How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know
Florida, Florida, Florida…
# QED
Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles
Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.
# Final Countdown
Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle
Figure it out.
# sins of life
Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle
Figure it out.
# the remix to addition
Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle
Figure it out.
# divide and conquer
Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle
Figure it out.
Voices
'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'
Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.
# Number Crunching
Mathematicians present longest ever proof that would take 10 billion years to read
Boolean Pythagorean Triples is a long-unsolved enigma within a field called Ramsey Theory
# buzzing
Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked
Overall, both higher and ordinary papers were mostly ‘very straightforward’.
# long read
How are football and mathematics linked?
David Sumpter chats to The 42 about misguided football pundits, Leicester’s improbable success and Barcelona’s symmetrical beauty.
Voices
Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'
On results day, I held myself together among friends and teachers but as soon as I left the school, I broke down crying in the car home with my mam, writes Jordan Kavanagh.
# Leaving Cert
Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths
More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.
# Take a Break
Take a break and try to figure out this frog riddle
It’s a tricky one.
# Apps
7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute
Learn on the go.
# One Two Three
Here's how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play
No word on lizard or Spock.
Voices
Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology
Over the past 20 years, teachers have struggled to successfully incorporate computers and tablets into the classroom in Ireland, writes Fergal McCarthy.
# The Sums
Paul Murphy says Irish Water needs a maths lesson
But Irish Water says its sums are fine.