Mathematics

Math news and information

One of my favourite sources of mathematics news and information is Plus Magazine from the University of Cambridge. Their articles, including Maths in a Minute, are interesting, informative and well written. See also:

‘Maths anxiety’ is a real thing. Here are 3 ways to help your child cope (Benjamin Zunica and Bronwyn Reid O’Connor, The Conservation, March 11, 2023) https://theconversation.com/maths-anxiety-is-a-real-thing-here-are-3-ways-to-help-your-child-cope-200822

Math concepts

I discuss a number of math concepts in Emily Jayne and the Kairos Codex. I provide more information on this concepts in the following sections.

Irrational numbers

pi (3.1415926535…)

e (2.7182818284…)

√2 (1.4142135623…)

The Fibonacci sequence and the Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio is an irrational number, but it is intrinsically tied to the Fibonacci numbers and sequence and so I’ve pulled it into this section.

In the images below, I show the Matlab code I wrote to output Fibonacci numbers 0 to 25, and the results of running that code.

Infinity