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#Maths

From The42 Liverpool need to be at 110% to beat Manchester City – Klopp Quick Maths

Liverpool need to be at 110% to beat Manchester City – Klopp

The Premier League champions travel to Anfield having lost their last three meetings with the Reds.

From TheJournal.ie The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation Education

The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation

The bonus was introduced in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case Fourth Class

Parent 'shocked' by child's poor maths grade loses racial discrimination case

The woman claimed that the child’s teacher suggested she was given a bad mark because she was not Irish.

From TheJournal.ie Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert Closing The Gap

Government aims to boost the number of girls doing maths and science in the Leaving Cert

The government wants the number of females taking up science, maths and engineering to increase by 40%.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle Divide And Conquer

Maths Week: Your Saturday puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know Magic Numbers

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know

Florida, Florida, Florida…

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles QED

Maths Week: The solutions to your puzzles

Tens of thousands of you took our mathematical challenge all week. Here are the answers.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle Final Countdown

Maths Week: Your Saturday evening puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle Sins Of Life

Maths Week: Your Friday puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle The Remix To Addition

Maths Week: Your Thursday puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle Divide And Conquer

Maths Week: Your Monday puzzle

Figure it out.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths' CAO 2016

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

From TheJournal.ie Mathematicians present longest ever proof that would take 10 billion years to read Number Crunching

Mathematicians present longest ever proof that would take 10 billion years to read

Boolean Pythagorean Triples is a long-unsolved enigma within a field called Ramsey Theory

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked Buzzing

Leaving Cert students stung with bee breeding question, as everyday finances go overlooked

Overall, both higher and ordinary papers were mostly ‘very straightforward’.

From The42 How are football and mathematics linked? Long Read

How are football and mathematics linked?

David Sumpter chats to The 42 about misguided football pundits, Leicester’s improbable success and Barcelona’s symmetrical beauty.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK' Column

Leaving Cert tales: 'I failed maths, dropped out of college and everything is OK'

On results day, I held myself together among friends and teachers but as soon as I left the school, I broke down crying in the car home with my mam, writes Jordan Kavanagh.

From TheJournal.ie Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths Leaving Cert

Male students are getting better grades in higher level maths

More students have been opting to do the higher level paper in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and try to figure out this frog riddle Take A Break

Take a break and try to figure out this frog riddle

It’s a tricky one.

From TheJournal.ie 7 apps that can teach you something useful during your commute Apps
From TheJournal.ie Here’s how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play One Two Three

Here’s how to win every game of rock, paper, scissors you play

No word on lizard or Spock.

From TheJournal.ie Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology Opinion

Schools getting zero direction on how to teach kids through technology

Over the past 20 years, teachers have struggled to successfully incorporate computers and tablets into the classroom in Ireland, writes Fergal McCarthy.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Murphy says Irish Water needs a maths lesson The Sums

Paul Murphy says Irish Water needs a maths lesson

But Irish Water says its sums are fine.

From TheJournal.ie MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week Maths Week

MATHS WEEK: Take our final puzzle of the week

Can you figure this one out?

From TheJournal.ie MATHS WEEK: The answer to Friday's puzzle Maths Week

MATHS WEEK: The answer to Friday's puzzle

Did you get it?

From TheJournal.ie Maths Week: The answer to Wednesday's puzzle Maths Week

Maths Week: The answer to Wednesday's puzzle

Did you get it?

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths Opinion

Here's how to get your children feeling good about maths

‘I was never any good at maths’ attitude towards the subject needs to change, writes Sheila Donegan, who says maths is an important part of life.

From TheJournal.ie These are some of the most ridiculous questions you could be asked in a job interview Jelly Beans

These are some of the most ridiculous questions you could be asked in a job interview

Given the numbers 1 to 1,000, what is the minimum number of guesses needed to find a specific number, if you are given the hint ‘higher’ or ‘lower’ for each guess you make?

From TheJournal.ie Will this Lotto shakeup really make it harder to win? A maths teacher explains the odds Column

Will this Lotto shakeup really make it harder to win? A maths teacher explains the odds

In gambling terms, the new National Lottery operator has raised the stakes for players.

From TheJournal.ie We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age Column

We're getting children excited about outer space at an earlier age

My inner space nerd was delighted to be accepted onto the European Space Agency’s workshop for primary school teachers.

Here's why the real villain of today's Maths Paper 2 was a woman named Joan

Leaving Cert students have no love for Joan.

From TheJournal.ie Can you solve this fiendishly difficult maths question? Doesn't Add Up

16 ways this year's Junior and Leaving Certs are the funniest f**kers

We all need a laugh at this difficult time.

From TheJournal.ie A Beautiful Mind genius John Nash killed in car crash A Beautiful Mind
From TheJournal.ie Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped? 2 + 2 = 5

Can you solve this maths problem that has everyone stumped?

It’s for high school students in Singapore.

From TheJournal.ie City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either) The Divide

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

From TheJournal.ie Today's date is pretty special PI DAY

Today's date is pretty special

It’s time to eat some pie.

It's happened: We've hit peak Jeremy Kyle

A guest on today’s show was caught out by simple maths when trying to prove her ex was the father of her baby.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: I don't need to be good at maths Our Day Will Sum This post contains videos

Gerry Adams: I don't need to be good at maths

“I’m good at politics,” the Sinn Féin president tells TheJournal.ie

From TheJournal.ie David Cameron is scared to answer basic maths questions Nine Eights

David Cameron is scared to answer basic maths questions

The answer was 72, David.

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter Burn

Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter

Warning: It involves a book that may cause some readers to shudder.

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