Conway’s Game Of Life

[This is a back-issue of one of this site’s newsletters]

Just when you thought Conway’s Game Of Life held no more surprises, there’s….

… what’s that? What’s “Conway’s Game Of Life:? If you’ve never met Conway’s Game Of Life, you’re missing out on one of the most fascinating bits of math around. Google it, download a Life simulator, and play…

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Math – A Kid’s Perspective

My son wrote an essay on math the other day. I thought I’d reproduce it here. You can think of him, therefore, as my first ‘guest blogger’. I’ve edited it only very slightly.

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Everyday Life Math

Math permeates everyday life. It’s a bit cliché to say that, but nonetheless it’s true. It also means that parents can do wonders for a kids’ math education – there are things moms and dads can do that teachers cannot match.

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