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# maths - Monday 8 June, 2015

Here's why the real villain of today's Maths Paper 2 was a woman named Joan
# Enemy Of The State
From The Daily Edge
# Enemy Of The State

Here's why the real villain of today's Maths Paper 2 was a woman named Joan

Jun 8th 2015, 6:47 PM 7,378 Views 0 Comments

Leaving Cert students have no love for Joan.

# maths - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Can you solve this fiendishly difficult maths question?
# Doesn't Add Up
# Doesn't Add Up

Can you solve this fiendishly difficult maths question?

Jun 6th 2015, 9:00 AM 27,872 Views 47 Comments

1 + 1 = 2

# maths - Friday 5 June, 2015

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers
# Brenda And The Wasp
From The Daily Edge
# Brenda And The Wasp

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

Jun 5th 2015, 11:12 AM 21,418 Views 3 Comments

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

# maths - Sunday 24 May, 2015

A Beautiful Mind genius John Nash killed in car crash
# A Beautiful Mind
# A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind genius John Nash killed in car crash

May 24th 2015, 3:30 PM 32,453 Views 42 Comments

He was 86.

# maths - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?
# 2 + 2 = 5
# 2 + 2 = 5

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?

Apr 14th 2015, 2:47 PM 65,258 Views 110 Comments

It’s for high school students in Singapore.

# maths - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)
# The Divide
# The Divide

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,204 Views 23 Comments

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# maths - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Today's date is pretty special
# PI DAY
# PI DAY

Today's date is pretty special

Mar 14th 2015, 12:14 PM 27,811 Views 38 Comments

It’s time to eat some pie.

# maths - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

It's happened: We've hit peak Jeremy Kyle
# Doesn't Add Up
From The Daily Edge
# Doesn't Add Up

It's happened: We've hit peak Jeremy Kyle

Mar 11th 2015, 7:41 PM 10,524 Views 2 Comments

A guest on today’s show was caught out by simple maths when trying to prove her ex was the father of her baby.

# maths - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Gerry Adams: I don't need to be good at maths
# Our Day Will Sum
# Our Day Will Sum

Gerry Adams: I don't need to be good at maths

Feb 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 19,954 Views 185 Comments

“I’m good at politics,” the Sinn Féin president tells TheJournal.ie

# maths - Monday 2 February, 2015

David Cameron is scared to answer basic maths questions
# Nine Eights
# Nine Eights

David Cameron is scared to answer basic maths questions

Feb 2nd 2015, 10:45 PM 14,142 Views 20 Comments

The answer was 72, David.

# maths - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter
# Burn
# Burn

Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter

Jan 29th 2015, 5:24 PM 20,681 Views 124 Comments

Warning: It involves a book that may cause some readers to shudder.

# maths - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams
# Ouch
# Ouch

Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:46 AM 21,577 Views 108 Comments

“I’m not great at maths,” the Sinn Féin president admitted yesterday.

# maths - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Could having more MATHletes make Ireland number one in the world for maths?
# Number Love
# Number Love

Could having more MATHletes make Ireland number one in the world for maths?

Jan 10th 2015, 10:15 AM 10,332 Views 20 Comments

One Dragon’s Den investor certainly thinks so.

# maths - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses
# CAO
# CAO

Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses

Dec 18th 2014, 9:00 PM 9,506 Views 30 Comments

New research shows students biggest concern is fitting in at third-level.

# maths - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Here's how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors
# Maths Entertainment
# Maths Entertainment

Here's how to beat anyone at rock-paper-scissors

Dec 7th 2014, 8:00 AM 16,585 Views 22 Comments

According to a Chinese mathematician.

# maths - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

What makes a Rubik's Cube a Rubik's Cube?
# Off The Grid
# Off The Grid

What makes a Rubik's Cube a Rubik's Cube?

Nov 26th 2014, 7:30 AM 7,209 Views 13 Comments

A trademark court says its all about the lines on the front, apparently.

# maths - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

The Rosetta probe comet landing cost us... €3.50 each
# Totally Worth It
# Totally Worth It

The Rosetta probe comet landing cost us... €3.50 each

Nov 12th 2014, 10:43 PM 23,622 Views 64 Comments

Hmm, that’s OK then.

# maths - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Women now have 1.7 million more reasons to get involved in science
# Research
# Research

Women now have 1.7 million more reasons to get involved in science

Nov 5th 2014, 6:30 AM 5,970 Views 7 Comments

Ten women have been awarded funding by Science Foundation Ireland.

# maths - Friday 17 October, 2014

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Maths Week puzzles: The Answers

Oct 17th 2014, 4:30 PM 13,075 Views 30 Comments

Each day this week we’ve been tickling your brains with numerical teasers – here are the answers you’ve been waiting for.

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Maths Week: Friday's puzzle of the day

Oct 17th 2014, 3:00 PM 13,242 Views 41 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# maths - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Maths Week: Thursday's puzzle of the day

Oct 16th 2014, 3:00 PM 20,135 Views 17 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# maths - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Maths Week: Wednesday's puzzle of the day

Oct 15th 2014, 4:52 PM 24,055 Views 14 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# maths - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Opinion: I've always had a passion for maths but was often unmotivated – until now
# Maths
# Maths

Opinion: I've always had a passion for maths but was often unmotivated – until now

Oct 14th 2014, 8:00 PM 309 Views 6 Comments

Transition Year student Hannah Leonard describes the inspiring experience of being a competitor in the MATHletes Challenge 2014.

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Maths Week: Tuesday's puzzle of the day

Oct 14th 2014, 1:00 PM 14,667 Views 88 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# maths - Monday 13 October, 2014

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day
# It All Adds Up
# It All Adds Up

Maths Week: Monday's puzzle of the day

Oct 13th 2014, 3:00 PM 22,783 Views 21 Comments

We’re setting you a little brainteaser each day this week to highlight a drive to improve the country’s numeracy skills.

# maths - Saturday 11 October, 2014

These handy tips will help develop your child's maths skills (without them knowing it)
# One Two Three
# One Two Three

These handy tips will help develop your child's maths skills (without them knowing it)

Oct 11th 2014, 6:30 PM 656 Views 1 Comment

Fun ways to make maths count without it being a chore.

# maths - Saturday 13 September, 2014

12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch
# Spellbinding
From The Daily Edge
# Spellbinding

12 beautiful maths-inspired GIFs that are dizzying to watch

Sep 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 25,559 Views 16 Comments

A Dublin-based PhD student created these incredible works.

# maths - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter
# JC RESULTS
# JC RESULTS

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

Sep 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 7,047 Views 38 Comments

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

# maths - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate
# Class Of 2014
# Class Of 2014

The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate

Aug 13th 2014, 6:00 AM 34,068 Views 13 Comments

It’s all about the Maths results.

# maths - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

You've been cutting cake wrong your entire life
# Slice Of The Action
From The Daily Edge
# Slice Of The Action

You've been cutting cake wrong your entire life

Jun 18th 2014, 4:31 PM 8,362 Views 4 Comments

And science knows why.

# maths - Monday 9 June, 2014

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

Jun 9th 2014, 9:41 PM 19,735 Views 18 Comments

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

# maths - Friday 6 June, 2014

This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was 'ridiculously simple'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

This question on the Ordinary Level Maths paper today was 'ridiculously simple'

Jun 6th 2014, 10:15 PM 62,590 Views 101 Comments

A shopkeeper bought 25 school blazers at €30 each and 25 trousers at €20 each. How much did they spend?

# maths - Saturday 17 May, 2014

# maths - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'
# Under Fire
# Under Fire

Ruairí Quinn: Being booed and heckled by teachers 'certainly wasn't enjoyable'

Apr 23rd 2014, 10:40 AM 14,680 Views 126 Comments

Meanwhile, the Department of Education has denied that the Minister was trying to suggest a higher level maths requirement would get more men into the teaching profession.

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Higher Level Maths be a requirement to become a primary school teacher?

Apr 23rd 2014, 9:08 AM 23,560 Views 238 Comments

The Education Minister said he wants this to be the case, but is it necessary?

# maths - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Was dropping down to Pass maths the right decision for you?
# Honours Or Pass
From The Daily Edge
# Honours Or Pass

Was dropping down to Pass maths the right decision for you?

Apr 22nd 2014, 4:21 PM 4,857 Views 12 Comments

It’s a dilemma every person who has ever been a secondary school student has faced.

# maths - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school
# Sum It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Sum It Up

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school

Mar 12th 2014, 1:02 PM 40,004 Views 61 Comments

Minus B, plus or minus?

# maths - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Column: Want to win the lotto? Here's how to do it...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Want to win the lotto? Here's how to do it...

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 148,007 Views 339 Comments

Six people won the Irish lotto last Saturday, and with the jackpot at €3.5 million, it wasn’t a bad day’s work. Here’s a few tips on how to play, writes Eamonn Toland.

# maths - Friday 10 January, 2014

Dublin student Paul Clarke wins top prize at BT Young Scientist
# BTYSTE
# BTYSTE

Dublin student Paul Clarke wins top prize at BT Young Scientist

Jan 10th 2014, 11:01 PM 37,634 Views 53 Comments

The student from St. Paul’s College, Raheny won for his study of graph theory in mathematics.

# maths - Monday 16 December, 2013

Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report
# Education
# Education

Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report

Dec 16th 2013, 5:01 PM 7,707 Views 19 Comments

Gains throughout the lifetime of the program are ‘consistent’, Education Minister Ruairi Quinn said.