This blog is provided by AUMS to inspire students to discover maths outside of their education. Posts on here are about fun facts and puzzles based around maths.

Mathematical Insects

Creepy crawlies. Insects. They may incite fear, or fascination, but did you know there are a number of insects crawling ...
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Constructible Geometry: Easy as Squaring the Circle

To square the circle is to achieve the impossible. If you've ever heard of the phrase "squaring the circle", you'll ...
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Prince Rupert’s Cube

Back in kindergarten you would have learned that you can't fit a large block through a small hole. This seems ...
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Dudeney’s Hinged Dissections

How do you turn a triangle into a square? Or a pentagon into a nonagon? If I gave you a ...
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Cycloids, Clothoids and Other Fun Curves

Cycloids What happens if you strap an LED to a bike tyre and ride it along at night? Well, something ...
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