Maths and Literature

Picture of a cover of Abbott’s Flatland.
Cover of Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions.
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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

Did you know that maths was used to roast Victorian society?

Picture of the book cover of The Number Devil.
Cover of The Number Devil.
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The Number Devil

Did you know that there is a Number Devil?

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Pi, Piem and Piphilology

Did you know that people wrote poems and songs to help remember the digits of đťś‹?

Alice, a young girl with a yellow dress and blonde hair, falling through the air.
Alice falling.
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Alice and Algebra

Did you know that Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is full of hidden mathematics? 

Cover of Andersen’s Fairy Tales from 1872.
Cover of Andersen’s Fairy Tales from 1872.
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Fairy Tales and Pythagoras 

Did you know that the famous fairy tale author Hans Christian Andersen once wrote a poem about the Pythagorean Theorem? 

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