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

Prime Numbers
Mathematics / Number Theory
A prime number is a number that is divisible only by one and by itself. Factors are numbers that can be divided into a number with no remainder. The factors of 18 are the numbers 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, and 18 continue reading this fact

How To Calculate The Area Of A Cylinder
Mathematics / Geometry
Understanding how to find the area of a cylinder is easy if one first visualizes the cylinder and breaks its surface down into component pieces. To do this, first take a good look at the most common c continue reading this fact
