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Math Fun Facts are ideas and puzzles that will change the way you think.
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  1. Right Double Cone
  2. Devil's Staircase
  3. Koch Tetrahedron
  4. Cantor Diagonalization
  5. Perfect Shuffles
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This archive is designed as a resource for enriching your math courses and nurturing your interest and talent in mathematics! Each Math Fun Fact is a math puzzle or short article that contains a cool mathematics idea. You'll can learn about the mathematics of things like card shuffling to poker to computer vision to fractals to music, just to name a few. This makes great enrichment material for gifted math students or problem-solving groups.

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