Category Archives: Math history

The Story of Rabbits… and the Fibonacci Sequence

A quick ‘math’ story for you: Once upon a time there was a girl who loved to garden. This girl liked to work in the garden to plant peas, weed watermelon, and grown all sorts of tasty and interesting fruits … Continue reading

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Math History Mysteries Part 1: Counting using Tally Sticks

Okay, so adding up the grocery bill using the calculator function of our smart phones is definitely something new. But keeping track of stuff–how many animals did you kill today, or, gee, how many hours has it been since half … Continue reading

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