Sofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya RUSSIAN MATHEMATICIAN WRITTEN BY: The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica Sofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya, (born January 15, 1850, Moscow, Russia—died February 10, 1891, Stockholm, Sweden), mathematician and writer who made a valuable contribution to the theory of partial differential equations. She was the first woman in modern Europe to gain a doctorate in mathematics, the first to join the editorial board of a scientific journal, and the first to be appointed professor of mathematics.In 1868 Kovalevskaya entered into a marriage of
10 Math Tricks That Will Blow Your Mind by Anne Marie Helmenstine, Ph.D. Updated November 27, 2017 Are you ready to give your mathematics skills a boost? These simple math tricks can help you perform calculations more quickly and easily. They also come in handy if you want to impress your teacher, parents, or friends. Multiplying by 6 If you multiply 6 by an even number, the answer will end with the same digit. The number in the tens place will be half of the
March 14 happens to be Albert Einstein's birthday. It also happens to celebrated as Pi day all around the world. Today we remember, honor, and totally celebrate a legend, an icon who left a strong legacy is the field of STEM (Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering). He remains our hero for the week as his works are still relevant till date. Albert Einstein Biography Physicist, Scientist(1879–1955) Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist who developed the general theory of relativity. He
Trick of the day Pick a 2 digit number. Got it? Now and add up the digits. Subtract that from your original number. Look up the resulting number in the table. Can I figure out the symbol you are looking at? This video predicts your symbol and explains why this math trick works.
Today we recognize, appreciate and celebrate a Hero, Icon and Legend Pythagoras Pythagoras is a name most have us have heard of, but he is an enigma. The trouble is trust. Can we trust what we read about him? Sadly, the answer is no. We can’t trust a lot of it, because if we did, we would have to believe he had god-like powers. We DO know about the beliefs of a religious-mathematical cult called the Pythagoreans, and we