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