Top 10 mathematics facts Selected as the most interesting among mathematics related questions in Mathematics quiz What is the sum of the opposite sides of a dice?7. It's 1+6, 2+5 and 3+4Created by: Kasiagames facts » During a full 24-hour day, how many times would the hands of a clock overlap?22. The minute hand makes 24 revolutions, while the hour hand makes 2 revolutions.Created by: globalquiz.orgtime facts » Which shape is larger?None of them. Both shapes are the same, but the bottom one is placed more to the right. This is however difficult to notice. It is known as Jastrow Illusion.Created by: globalquiz.orgillusions facts » Augustus was born on 1 January 10BC. Which birthday did he celebrate at 1 January 10AD?19. There was no year number zero. There were only 1999 years between 1000BC and 1000AD.Created by: Gizem İsmailoğlucalendar facts » How many edges does a Möbius strip have?One. The Möbius strip is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component (edge). A line drawn starting from the seam down the middle will meet back at the seam but at the "other side". If continued the line will meet the starting point and will be double the length of the original strip.Created by: globalquiz.orgmath facts » If Earth's radius was larger by 1 meter, how much longer would its equator be?By approx 6 meters. For each circle, the length of the circumference is c=2πr. Hence, if a radius grows by 1 meter, the circumference grows by 2 π meters - no matter what the initial value of radius was.Created by: SpikeMeEarth facts » Which famous scientist was born on the Pi day? (March 14)Albert Einstein. 14 of March is celebrated on many schools and universities as both Pi Day and the birthday of Albert Einstein. On of the traditions is the 'Pi Pie' (pictured).Created by: globalquiz.orgscientists facts » Which numeral system was in use in ancient Sumer and Babylon?Sexagesimal. Remnants of highly composite sexagesimal system are in use even today for measuring angles, geographic coordinates and especially time. An hour of time is divided into 60 minutes, which in turn are divided into 60 seconds.Created by: smyrunumbers facts » Who invented roulette?Blaise Pascal. In 1645, brilliant mathematician Blaise Pascal invented roulette based on his mathematical interest in probability calculus. Initially, there was no "zero" field in the game, it was added later to increase the profits of the casinos.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskatechnology facts » Which of the following exist as a term in mathematics?Taxicab numbers. is defined as the smallest number that can be expressed as a sum of two positive cube numbers in n distinct ways. The name is derived from a conversation in about 1919 involving mathematicians G. H. Hardy and Srinivasa Ramanujan. Hardy has ridden in taxi-cab No. 1729, and remarked that the number seemed to be rather a dull one. Ramanujan replied that the number was very interesting, as the smallest number expressible as the sum of two cubes in two different ways.Created by: Tschuka Play mathematics quiz and see all the questions.