Maths Everywhere

Mathematics expresses or shows itself everywhere, in almost every facet of your life – in the nature all around us, and in the various technologies which are in our hands. Mathematics is the primary language of science and engineering – it describes our understanding of all that we observe. Introduction & Concepts Mathematics has been around since the very beginnings of the time and it most probably began with normal counting. You can learn from the history of mathematics, and get to know some of the greatest mathematical minds and their contributions. In Counting Counting various quantities is one of the most common activities that people engage in from young age. However, sometimes we wonder, that how big is one million? See how much space one million saga seeds occupy and be awed by numbers that you can relate to in your daily lives like the number of heartbeats in a typical lifetime. In Nature 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13… This is the Fibonacci sequence, where each number is derived from adding the previous two numbers. This sequence of numbers can be found in many natural patterns like in pineapples, sunflowers, and nautilus and pine cones. Our eyes are usually drawn to the objects that are symmetrical. Leonardo Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man is often used as a representation of symmetry in the human body. The Soothing Symmetries exhibit anchors this section and explains what symmetry means to science […]

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