Previously, it hadn’t occurred to me about maths in sports. If I was playing a sport, my main aim and line of thought would be to try and score, or win, along with using some tactics. Therefore, today’s workshop about maths in sports really opened up my eyes to see how the fundamentals of mathematics […] Continue reading →
December 5, 2015
by Rebecca Dickson Comments Off on First position – Dance and Maths
First position. Second position, third, fourth, fifth position. Wall one, two, three, four. Corner five, six, seven, eight. Maths, believe it or not, is a large fundamental element underlying choreography and dance. From the age of two years and for the most-part of my teenage years, I was, unbeknown to my senses, experiencing mathematical thinking […] Continue reading →
December 2, 2015
by Andrew Hughes Comments Off on Christmaths!
It’s that time of year again. Everything seems to be Christmas themed, and not being one to rock the boat, I think it’s time to investigate the maths behind Christmas! Snowflakes are something which from a young age have fascinated me. Although this may have been mostly due to their unparalleled ability to form snowballs […] Continue reading →