Math/Maths 124: Potato The Mathematicial Genius

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Chinese dog is 'maths genius,' according to owner; MoMath Opening; Burgess primary school report; Rushed maths leads to 'superficial' learning; TIMSS 2011 International Results in Mathematics; Millions of adults have maths skills of a nine year-old; Math formula gives new glimpse into the magical mind of Ramanujan; Learning to code: do I need to be good at maths?; Second set of findings from 2011 census released; river valleys; Alan Turing: Scientists call for pardon for codebreaker; Christmas equations; & more.

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Chinese dog is 'maths genius,' according to owner
MoMath NYTimes
MoMath Opening
Maths taught by teachers with just a C-grade at GCSE
Rushed maths leads to 'superficial' learning, report says
TIMSS 2011 International Results in Mathematics
Asians top of school tables - England in maths top 10
Millions of adults have maths skills of a nine year-old
Math formula gives new glimpse into the magical mind of Ramanujan
Learning to code: do I need to be good at maths?
Second set of findings from 2011 census released
Nature's Architecture Follows Simple Math
Pardon for Alan Turing
Alan Turing: Scientists call for pardon for codebreaker
Deck the halls with τ of holly, formula-la-laaa!
Interview: Alan Turing Cryptography competition
Mathematics in Europe

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