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Stone Age Counting

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What could these drawings, found in a cave in Spain, represent?

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Mathematical Symbols

Age 5 to 14

A brief article written for pupils about mathematical symbols.

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History of Fractions

Age 7 to 14

Who first used fractions? Were they always written in the same way? How did fractions reach us here? These are the sorts of questions which this article will answer for you.

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Pi, a Very Special Number

Age 7 to 14

Read all about the number pi and the mathematicians who have tried to find out its value as accurately as possible.

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Fibonacci's Three Wishes 1

Age 7 to 14

First or two articles about Fibonacci, written for students.