Pattern of an odd number Putting an odd number of zeros between the following numbers below to form a new number, eleven is a factor of the new number. 29-38-47-56-65-74-83-92 How to test the claim Let A be the front digit of those following numbers above. Let B be the last digit of those following…

Read MoreThe White House has taken interest in promoting math education. President Obama’s "Educate to Innovate" campaign aims to help students become more involved in the sciences and math. The President’s initiative "hopes to do a series of events, announcements and other activities that build upon the President’s ‘call to action’ and address the key components…

Read MoreMaybe for you, your senior year of high school was also going to be the last year of math classes. Ever. After that, it’s free sailing; no calculation required. But it’s not quite so simple. Interestingly, even after the bell rings and the teacher dismisses math class, your body is constantly making mathematical calculations and…

Read MoreEver wonder about your sleep patterns? “How does my body choose when to shut off?” Mathematicians have uncovered a deeper understanding of the human biological clock by studying the brain. And their findings have reversed previous thinking about body function. “This is a perfect example of how a mathematical model can make predictions that are…

Read MoreBYU’s Math Department has good reason to draw attention to its study. The public is becoming increasingly aware of just how many doors a math degree can open. You might have your own reasons for not having visited the ‘careers’ section of this site yet: It’s too long, it lists too many options, or maybe,…

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