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Math artist John Sims is living a life of pi – Quartzy

Every day is Pi Day for this artist, who brings math to life in art, videos, music, crafts, and writing. Pi is  3.14159, plus some, ad infinitum, a number sequence that doesn’t repeat and whose end cannot be reached. On … Continue reading

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The Weird Truth About Arabic Numerals

Hank unravels the fascinating yarn of how the world came to use so-called Arabic numerals — from the scholarship of ancient Hindu mathematicians, to Muslim scientist Al-Khwarizmi, to the merchants of medieval Italy.

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