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# Maths

# Maths
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Maths Week: Saturday puzzles

Oct 23rd 2021, 6:00 PM
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Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)

# Maths

# Maths
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Maths Week: Friday puzzles

Oct 22nd 2021, 6:00 PM
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Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzles.)

# Maths

# Maths
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Maths Week: Thursday puzzles

Oct 21st 2021, 6:00 PM
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Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to Tuesday’s puzzle.)

# Maths

# Maths
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Maths Week: Tuesday puzzle

Oct 19th 2021, 6:00 PM
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10 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

# Maths

# Maths
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Maths Week: Monday puzzle

Oct 18th 2021, 7:57 PM
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19 Comments

Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

# Maths

# Maths
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Maths Week: Sunday puzzle

Oct 17th 2021, 6:00 PM
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Fancy another mathematics challenge? (And get the answer to yesterday’s puzzle.)

# Trial And Improve

# Trial And Improve
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Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

Oct 16th 2021, 6:00 PM
30,846 Views
11 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

# Treasure Trove

# Treasure Trove
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Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Oct 12th 2020, 6:15 AM
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24 Comments

Fancy a mathematics challenge?

# Coronavirus

# Coronavirus
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Opinion: Colm O'Regan crunches the Covid-19 numbers, and sums up isolation matters

Mar 21st 2020, 1:54 PM
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42 Comments

When you look at virus modelling, staying at home now makes absolute sense, writes O’Regan.

# The Answers

# The Answers
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Maths Week: The solutions to all of the puzzles

Oct 13th 2019, 1:00 PM
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Here are all the answers to the **Maths** Week puzzles posted yesterday.

# Buzz Buzz

# Buzz Buzz
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Bees have brains that can figure out basic maths, new study finds

Feb 9th 2019, 10:45 AM
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The researchers built on their previous finding that honeybees can understand the concept of zero.

# Quick Maths

From The42
# Quick Maths
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Liverpool need to be at 110% to beat Manchester City – Klopp

Oct 5th 2018, 4:34 PM
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The Premier League champions travel to Anfield having lost their last three meetings with the Reds.

# Education

# Education
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The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation

Aug 20th 2018, 6:15 AM
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15 Comments

The bonus was introduced in 2012.

# Fourth Class

# Fourth Class
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Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:00 AM
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The woman claimed that the child’s teacher suggested she was given a bad mark because she was not Irish.

# Closing The Gap

# Closing The Gap
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Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

Nov 27th 2017, 10:53 AM
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The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

# Divide And Conquer

# Divide And Conquer
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Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

Oct 14th 2017, 8:29 PM
35,128 Views
15 Comments

Figure it out.

# Magic Numbers

# Magic Numbers
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How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know

Nov 6th 2016, 3:00 PM
21,421 Views
73 Comments

Florida, Florida, Florida…

# QED

# QED
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Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles

Oct 23rd 2016, 10:00 AM
16,627 Views
8 Comments

Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.

# Final Countdown

# Final Countdown
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Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Oct 22nd 2016, 8:15 PM
18,782 Views
20 Comments

Figure it out.

# Sins Of Life

# Sins Of Life
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Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Oct 21st 2016, 8:30 PM
15,698 Views
31 Comments

Figure it out.

# The Remix To Addition

# The Remix To Addition
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Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Oct 20th 2016, 8:30 PM
20,305 Views
30 Comments

Figure it out.

# Divide And Conquer

# Divide And Conquer
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Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Oct 17th 2016, 8:30 PM
34,356 Views
105 Comments

Figure it out.

# CAO 2016

# CAO 2016
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'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Aug 30th 2016, 8:00 AM
4,378 Views
40 Comments

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

# Number Crunching
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Mathematicians present longest ever proof that would take 10 billion years to read

Jul 10th 2016, 7:15 AM
17,285 Views
33 Comments

Boolean Pythagorean Triples is a long-unsolved enigma within a field called Ramsey Theory

# Buzzing

# Buzzing
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Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked

Jun 10th 2016, 10:56 PM
35,563 Views
14 Comments

Overall, both higher and ordinary papers were mostly ‘very straightforward’.

# Long Read

From The42
# Long Read
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How are football and mathematics linked?

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 AM
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3 Comments

David Sumpter chats to The 42 about misguided football pundits, Leicester’s improbable success and Barcelona’s symmetrical beauty.

# Column

# Column
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Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'

May 30th 2016, 7:00 AM
9,761 Views
72 Comments

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

# Leaving Cert
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Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

Apr 28th 2016, 6:00 AM
11,671 Views
52 Comments

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

# Take A Break

# Take A Break
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Take a break and try to figure out this frog riddle

Mar 7th 2016, 11:00 AM
33,541 Views
32 Comments

It’s a tricky one.

# Apps

# Apps
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7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute

Jan 19th 2016, 1:02 PM
23,368 Views
6 Comments

Learn on the go.

# One Two Three

# One Two Three
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Here's how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:30 PM
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25 Comments

No word on lizard or Spock.

# Opinion

# Opinion
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Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 AM
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34 Comments

Over the past 20 years, teachers have struggled to successfully incorporate computers and tablets into the classroom in Ireland, writes Fergal McCarthy.

# The Sums

# The Sums
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Paul Murphy says Irish Water needs a maths lesson

Oct 22nd 2015, 1:21 PM
17,096 Views
160 Comments

But Irish Water says its sums are fine.

# Maths Week

# Maths Week
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MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week

Oct 18th 2015, 11:15 AM
18,233 Views
30 Comments

Can you figure this one out?

# Maths Week

# Maths Week
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MATHS WEEK: The answer to Friday's puzzle

Oct 17th 2015, 11:15 AM
1,195 Views
2 Comments

Did you get it?

# Maths Week

# Maths Week
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Maths Week: The answer to Wednesday's puzzle

Oct 15th 2015, 12:33 PM
2,074 Views
26 Comments

Did you get it?

# Opinion

# Opinion
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Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths

Oct 15th 2015, 8:00 AM
1,184 Views
33 Comments

‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.

# Jelly Beans

# Jelly Beans
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These are some of the most ridiculous questions you could be asked in a job interview

Oct 10th 2015, 8:00 PM
30,951 Views
49 Comments

Given the numbers 1 to 1,000, what is the minimum number of guesses needed to find a specific number, if you are given the hint ‘higher’ or ‘lower’ for each guess you make?

# Column

# Column
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Will this Lotto shakeup really make it harder to win? A maths teacher explains the odds

Aug 7th 2015, 8:00 PM
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36 Comments

In gambling terms, the new National Lottery operator has raised the stakes for players.

# Column

# Column
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We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

Jul 19th 2015, 12:00 PM
953 Views
11 Comments

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

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