#### Looking for patterns in the prime numbers

The prime numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17... are those whole numbers with no factors, numbers that divide evenly into larger numbers, other than themselves and 1. They are the building blocks of arithmetic and have fascinated mathematicians for millen....

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The visible universe has edges, known as event horizons, which surround a black hole or a region of space speeding away faster than light. Event horizons are governed by a strikingly simple set of quantum laws which imply that black holes are at on....

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The last few years have seen the emergence of remarkable connections between fluctuation statistics in complex quantum systems and some long-standing and important problems in number theory, such as the distribution of the primes. They are still myst....

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An introduction to the life and style of the amazing Paul Erdös. Paul Hoffman describes the life of Erdös in an intimate and entertaining glimpse into the global world of mathematics. Erdös was unusual not only intellectually but also in the way....

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A novel way of showing how root 2 can shown to be irrational, using a paper triangle.

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A story about a genie, a monkey, an ape and an infinite number of coconuts. Who gets the coconuts?

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#### All numbers are not equal

An introduction to the various types of numbers which are recognised as important.

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An approach to adding and subtracting fractions, using an understanding of the processes involved.

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How can we represent fractions in the simplest way? Equivalence of decimal and common fractions.

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Making life easy when using percentages. A sometimes fraught topic looked at differently.

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