Origins Of The Meter
Mathematics / History
The origins of the meter go back to at least the 18th century. At that time, there were two competing approaches to the definition of a standard unit of length. Some suggested defining the meter as th continue reading this fact

Who Invented Zero?
Mathematics / History
Many concepts that we all take for granted sounded strange and foreign when first introduced. Take the number zero for instance. Any firstgrader can recognize and use zeros. They sound so logical and continue reading this fact

What Are Cubes And Cube Roots?
Mathematics / Algebra
The mathematical term 'cube' comes from the threedimensional shape of the same name. A cube shape has three dimensions of length, width, and height, all equal and at angles of 90 to each other. Put a continue reading this fact
