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How to do fractions on your iPhone calculator in 2 basic ways


A mathematical technique originally developed to help build the atomic bomb is now used to figure out how much CEO pay packages are worth — like with Elon Musk


The number of solutions you could fit into your weekend Sudoku is mind-boggling



15 tricky children's test questions that stumped the internet


15 common maths questions from the SATs that everyone gets wrong


Fractals are maths's trippiest concept, and they get even weirder when used to solve a puzzle involving the British coast



The same basic maths concept behind your retirement account's growth explains why it feels like the robots are taking over


Any Rubik's Cube can be solved in 20 moves, but it took over 30 years for anyone to figure that out


The hardest viral maths problems of the year


Here's how we figured out how 'average' each state is


Here's how we ranked the most underrated colleges in America


A New York man won a $343 million Powerball jackpot after playing the same numbers for 25 years — here's why that strategy won't actually increase your odds of winning



The Mega Millions jackpot is $1.6 billion. We did the maths to see if you should buy a ticket.


7 incredible women you've never heard of who changed science forever


This brain-teasing maths puzzle is missing a number — can you solve it?


Here's how we ranked the economies of the 50 US states and DC



This brain teaser has a missing number — can you find it?


The worst chart in the world


Prime numbers are still one of the most mysterious topics in maths -- here are the most confounding problems


March 14 is Pi Day — here's what that means