## What Are Fractions? Math Vocabulary for Parts of a Whole

Learn more about key math terms such as numerator and denominator; proper, improper, and mixed fractions; least common multiple and more.

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## Estimating Whether No Two Snowflakes are Alike

Everyone says that no two snowflakes are alike, but how do we really know? By calculating the probability based on the Birthday puzzle in math.

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## Could Firearms Statistics Support Gun Control after Newtown?

The Newtown, Connecticut shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary school have reignited the ongoing debate over guns in America. What do the statistics say about gun bans?

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## Did the Temple of Solomon Define Pi in the Bible?

King Solomon’s temple featured a ‘Molten Sea’ that included a specific diameter, radius, and circumference. Could these measurements be an attempt to define the value of Pi?

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## The Lottery Paradox Versus the Math of Probability

We know one ticket must win, but are sure it couldn’t be our ticket. If the same principle applies to each ticket, there can be no winner: That’s the Lottery Paradox.

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