OscarMaths is heading in a new direction After a few years, it is returning with all the same fun and exciting maths as before... and more Now, I won't be the only one posting my own musings from time to time as this will now be a place for anyone to share their mathematical thoughts … Continue reading 1st July 2020- A revitalisation of OscarMaths and an essay: Does P = NP?
Hello mathematicians, and welcome to this month's blog. This is my 8th monthly blog in my new year's resolution! I thought i'd start you guys off with a few visual puzzles. Good luck... Answers next month. Maths Triangles (Warning: Answers revealed) As published last month, here is a challenge I set quite a few people, … Continue reading August 2018: Maths Triangles, visual puzzles and more…
Hello again, fellow mathematicians... Welcome to July's blog. I am now more than half-way through my new year's resolution of publishing a new post every single month. This month, I take a look at two famous mathematicians, and launch a new aspect of my website. First though, a challenge... What is this triangle? Whilst looking … Continue reading July 2018: Maths websites and some famous mathematicians.
Hi again, fellow mathematicians. It's time again for my monthly maths blog! For those of you who have just recently joined my following, welcome and thank you all for your support in sticking to my new year's resolution: writing one blog post every month. I appreciate any comments, suggestions and questions which you may have. … Continue reading June: Does one equal 2? PLUS… some maths puns and more.
Hello again, fellow mathematicians! Welcome to my May blog where I share the solutions to some of April's puzzles. If you haven't yet had a chance to see them, click here. Before I reveal the answers, I have a thought for you to mull over... 1=2 (It's Official) Right here and right now, I will … Continue reading May: Your answers! Plus… why 1=2!
Hello, and welcome to April's Post I hope that you all had fun with the bumper celebrations of last month (Pi day and Maths day). This month, I thought that I'd focus on a few of my all time favourite puzzles, plus how to go about solving similar ones in the future. Age puzzles There … Continue reading April 2018: Puzzles and Problems
Hello, Oscar again! It's March already so I'm back with another blog post. International Pi Day 2018 As you may know, the 14th of March (3.14 in American dates) is international Pi day. It is also Einstein's birthday, coincidentally. The genius was born in 1879 so this year he will be 139! Wow! To celebrate … Continue reading March 2018: Pi day, limericks and a conjecture.
Welcome back! As promised in my new years resolution, I will restock my blog with new and exciting content every month. This post contains cool stuff about the angles on a triangle, the best number (have you thought of one since last time?) and more. Read on to feed your brain. Do the angles on … Continue reading February Post 2018. Triangles, the best number and more…
Hello again First of all, I'm sorry that it's been over a year since my last post. As my new year's resolution (happy 2018 by the way), I will try and post something new and exciting once a month. Since my last post, I have come up with a new theory (below), as well as … Continue reading Welcome Back! Here’s what you missed.
Pascal Blaise Pascal lived from 1623-1662 in France and in his 39 year lifetime he did an awful lot for mathematics. His Triangle Pascal's triangle is made up of a blank grid and numbers on it. To make this you write ones all the way down the side then add the two numbers above a … Continue reading A page On Pascal (and his triangle)