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## Tuesday, August 4, 2009

### INTERESTING FACTS

• The word "MATHEMATICS" comes from the Greek μάθημα (máthema) which means "science, knowledge, or learning"; μαθηματικός (mathematikós) means "fond of learning".

• The word "FRACTION" derives from the Latin " fractio - to break".

• GEOMETRY(Ancient Greek: γεωμετρία; geo = earth, metria = measure) is a part of mathematics.

• "ALGEBRA" comes Arabic word (al-jabr, literally, restoration)

• There are just four numbers (after 1) which are the sums of the cubes of their digits:

153 = 1^3 + 5^3 + 3^3

370 = 3^3 + 7^3 + 0^3

371 = 3^3 + 7^3 + 1^3

407 = 4^3 + 0^3 + 7^3

• 111,111,111 multiplied by 111,111,111 equals 12,345,678,987,654,321.

• Among all shapes with the same area circle has the shortest perimeter.

• For every object there is a distance at which it looks its best.

• The Five Most Important Numbers in Mathematics in One Equation :

e^i*pi + 1 = 0

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