The Crescent is delighted to welcome to the Cube, NI Science Festival for a series of events as part of their 2023 programme.
Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind is a frantic hour of mind-bending maths, interactive demos and wicked humour from award-winning science communicator and entertainer Kyle D Evans.
What is 4% of 75? Can you calculate 60 + 60 x 0 + 1? Which is bigger, an 18-inch pizza, or two 12-inch pizzas?
From the infamous ‘Hannah’s sweets’ exam question to percentages ‘life-hacks’, viral maths problems seem to capture the public’s imagination without fail. In his new book Maths Tricks to Blow Your Mind, Kyle presents a veritable smorgasbord of viral maths problems with background information, explanations and solutions to similar problems, all in a humorous, accessible and inclusive manner.