Math Trivia

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Math Trivia

  1. 1. Math trivia e-book!
  2. 2. The mathematical name for the division sign is called Obelus
  3. 3. Did you know Giga stands for a Billion?
  4. 4. Googol is the term used for the number 1 followed by 100 Zeros and was first used by a nine-year old, Milton Sirotta in 1940!
  5. 5. When a coffee seed is planted, it takes about 1825 days to yield consumable product
  6. 6. Greek math whiz Pythagoras noticed that the morning star and evening star were one and the same in 530 B.C
  7. 7. The number 2 is the only prime number that does not have an "e" in its name
  8. 8. October 10th is celebrated as National Metric Day
  9. 9. You will have to count up to one thousand to use the alphabet "A" in English Language to spell a whole number
  10. 10. Plus (+) and Minus (-) signs were first used by mathematicians in the sixteenth century
  11. 11. When you multiply 1089 by 9, the answer you get is 9801, which is the exact reverse of the number 1089
  12. 12. A Icosahedron is a geometric shape that has twenty (20) equal sides
  13. 13. The lifespan of a taste bud is ten days. That is 240 hours
  14. 14. "Four" is the only number in the English language that is spelled with the same number of letters as the number itself
  15. 15. When you multiply 111,111,111 by 111,111,111, you get 12,345,678,987,654,321
  16. 16. The record for most snowfall in a day, 78 inches, happened on February 7, 1916 in Alaska. It is equal to a person as tall as 6.5 feet!
  17. 17. Ollie, the Mascot !

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