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# Most Popular Math Fun Facts

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 Drunken Walker and Fly 4.65 Ordinal Numbers 4.55 Sum of Prime Reciprocals 4.52 Perfect Shuffles 4.48 Kakeya Needle Problem 4.45 Van der Waerden Theorem 4.45 Pigeonhole Principle 4.42 Regular Solids 4.42 Face Derivatives and Computer Vision 4.41 Conic sections 4.40 Dedekind Cuts of Rational Numbers 4.40 Buffon Needle Problem 4.39 Vickrey Auction 4.39 High-Dimensional Spheres in Cubes 4.39 How many Rationals? 4.38 Klein Bottle 4.37 Six Degrees of Separation 4.37 Rubber Bands Stuck on a Torus 4.37 Magic Squares, indeed! 4.37 Nine Point Circle 4.37 Chords of an Ellipse 4.37 Fermat's Last Theorem 4.36 Spherical Geometry 4.36 Quick Square Roots 4.36 Large Counterexample 4.36 Polyhedral Face Vectors 4.36 Continuum Hypothesis 4.35 Pythagorean Triples 4.35 Cantor Diagonalization 4.35 Koch Tetrahedron 4.35 Reuleaux Wheel 4.34 Why Does 0.999... = 1? 4.33 Connected Sums 4.33 Pascal's Triangle 4.33 Magic 1089 4.33 Equidecomposability 4.33 Fundamental Group 4.33 Repunit Fun 4.33 Difference of Squares 4.33 Tower of Powers 4.33 Though not among the most popular, your Fun Fact now rates: Sum of Cubes and Beyond 4.24 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.

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