### Math Homework Help

Every day we have to deal with mathematics. It's no wonder, because it's no coincidence that it's called the queen of the sciences. Numbers follow us everywhere and without them it is impossible to imagine the modern world.

Now we will look at the most interesting facts about mathematics, which will be fascinating for everyone and understandable even to children. In general, I must say that scientific facts are always very interesting and useful for development.

A blink is the amount of time equal to 0.01 seconds.

The sum of the digits of the number 18 is half the number itself. In this respect it is one of a kind.

Hypatia of Alexandria is believed to be the first woman to do mathematics.

The equal sign appeared in the 16th century.

If you add numbers from 1 to 100, you get 5050.

In Taipei, Taiwan, residents are officially allowed not to use the number four, because it is translated as the word "death". Moreover, many buildings there lack the fourth floor, and the third floor is followed immediately by the fifth floor.

The famous mathematics professor Stephen Hawking, our contemporary, has repeatedly said that he was only trained in mathematics at school. When Stephen taught at the university, however, he simply read the textbook he was going to use to teach students in advance.

Sofia Kovalevskaya Curie had to formally enter into a fictitious marriage in the name of science. This was due to the fact that in the Russian Empire women were forbidden to carry out scientific activities. As a result, the only legal way to do science was her marriage. Read interesting facts about Kovalevskaya here.

Despite the fact that very educated people lived in the Roman Empire, there was no number 0 in their mathematics. How they got along without it is hard to imagine.

And this interesting fact about mathematics you might have heard somewhere before. George Danzig, when he was still in university, was once late for a lecture. When he saw some equations on the board, he mistook them for homework. When he got home, he solved them, though he found the assignment quite difficult. When he brought them to his next class, he found out that they were two problems that up to that point had been considered unsolvable, even though the best minds on the planet had been working on them for many years.

In 1900, absolutely all the mathematical calculations could fit into 80 books. Today, mathematics is so advanced that it can barely fit into books more than 100 times that number.

Negative numbers did not appear until the 19th century.

The ancient Egyptians did not use fractions.

If you add up all the roulette numbers, you get the mystical number 666.

If you draw a triangle on the sphere, you will see that all its angles will be right.

Quadratic equations originated in India as early as 15 centuries ago.

Among the prime numbers ending in 2 and 5, only 2 and 5 are known.

Euclid left many works of mathematics after his life, which we still use today. It is an interesting fact that no information about Euclid himself has been found.

René Descartes (see interesting facts about Descartes) introduced the concepts of real and imaginary numbers.

Mathematicians are not awarded the Nobel Prize in Mathematics because Alfred Nobel himself so desired. It is said that one of the mathematicians stole his wife, so Nobel was not disposed to this science.