Mathematics

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Rebranding maths as numeracy? It doesn’t add up
Two government advisers claim the subject seems ‘scary’ and ‘hard’, while academics warn of ‘mathematics anxiety’. Would changing a few names really help?

18, May, 2022 @2:54 PM

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Did you solve it? The funniest jokes in maths
The answers to today’s rib-tickling riddles

Alex Bellos

16, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Can you solve it? The funniest jokes in maths
An Irish professor walks into a bar

Alex Bellos

16, May, 2022 @6:13 AM

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Did you solve it? Are you a match for Britain’s teenage geniuses?
The solution to today’s puzzle

Alex Bellos

02, May, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Are you a match for Britain’s teenage geniuses?
Smash this perplexing ping pong poser

Alex Bellos

02, May, 2022 @6:23 AM

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Brownies to learn coding in bid to involve more girls in technology
Research shows more than half of girls think science and technology careers are preserve of boys

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Did you solve it? Maths games with bad drawings
The solutions to today’s teasers

Alex Bellos

18, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Can you solve it? Maths games with bad drawings
Go figure, stick figure!

Alex Bellos

18, Apr, 2022 @6:26 AM

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Did you solve it? The magnificent Grabarchuks, Ukraine’s puzzle family
The solutions to today’s puzzles

Alex Bellos

04, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Can you solve it? The magnificent Grabarchuks, Ukraine’s puzzle family
Fun for you, cranium

Alex Bellos

04, Apr, 2022 @6:14 AM

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Dai Rees obituary
Other lives: Mathematician who settled in Munich and worked at the European Patent Office

Tom Rees

25, Mar, 2022 @5:18 PM

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Did you solve it? How to turn your kid into a maths wiz
The solutions to today’s spatial puzzles

Alex Bellos

21, Mar, 2022 @5:00 PM

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