hosted by the Harvey Mudd College Math Department created, authored and ©1999-2010 by Francis Su
Subscribe to our RSS feed   or follow us on Twitter.

The Math Fun Facts App!

List All : List Recent : List Popular
About Math Fun Facts / How to Use
Contributors / Fun Facts Home
© 1999-2010 by Francis Edward Su
All rights reserved.

Most Popular Math Fun Facts

... sorted by recent user ratings and interest.

 Drunken Walker and Fly 4.53 Pigeonhole Principle 4.50 Large Counterexample 4.50 Reflecting on the Hyperbola 4.50 Mug Trick 4.49 Fermat's Little Theorem 4.48 Four Color Theorem 4.48 Van der Waerden Theorem 4.46 Ordinal Numbers 4.46 Sum of Prime Reciprocals 4.45 Volume of a Cone in N Dimensions 4.45 Sliding Chords 4.44 Memorizing Pi 4.43 Risk-Free Betting on Different Beliefs 4.43 Magic Squares, indeed! 4.42 Perfect Shuffles 4.42 Birthday Problem 4.42 Red-Black Pairs Card Trick 4.42 Dedekind Cuts of Rational Numbers 4.41 Sum of Cubes 4.41 One Equals Zero! 4.40 Red-Black Card Trick 4.40 Why Does 0.999... = 1? 4.40 Quick Square Roots 4.40 Klein Bottle 4.39 Conic sections 4.39 High-Dimensional Spheres in Cubes 4.39 Odd Numbers in Pascal's Triangle 4.38 Cantor Diagonalization 4.38 Proof with Words 4.38 Sphere Eversions 4.38 Face Derivatives and Computer Vision 4.38 Ants on a Stick 4.36 Visual Multiplication with Lines 4.36 Kaprekar's Constant 4.36 How many Rationals? 4.36 Six Degrees of Separation 4.35 Euler's Formula 4.35 Gabriel's Trumpet 4.35 Really Complex Matrices 4.35 Though not among the most popular, your Fun Fact now rates: Fundamental Group 4.34 In addition to these, there are 190 more Fun Fact files. See a random Math Fun Fact. Also available are a list of recent Math Fun Facts, or a list of all Math Fun Facts.

For more fun, tour the Mathematics Department at Harvey Mudd College!