Are you looking for new angles to explain
or encourage maths?
Book Kjartan Poskitt the MM author for a Murderous Maths Show
Here are some novel teacher resources based on Kjartan's presentations.
Murderous Maths: Bend Your Brain       Murderous Maths: Mash Your Mind
The Awesome Arithmetricks       The Mean and Vulgar Bits
Desperate Measures       Do You Feel Lucky?
Savage Shapes       The Key to the Universe (numbers)
The Phantom X (algebra)       The Fiendish Angletron (trigonometry)
The Perfect Sausage (formulas)       The Secret Life of CODES
Professor Fiendish's DIABOLICAL BRAINBENDERS
The Murderous Maths of Everything       Easy Questions Evil Answers
and Primary Times reviews of
Meet the MM characters       Desktop Wallpaper
The 7-11-13 trick       The Prime Numbers Trick       The Five Card Trick
The Calendar Trick       Urgum and Grizelda's Headhunt       The Impossible Guess
Pongo McWhiffy's Pants Race       How to make Flexagons
The Impossible Drawing Trick       Murderous Brainbending Puzzles
The Modulus 105 Trick       The Mindreader
The Football Team Illusion       The Apple Scoffing Game
Dolly's Rush Hour (a logic problem)      The Missing Digit Trick
Riverboat Lil's Mindreader trick      Lil's Missing Card Illusion
Riverboat Lil's Dead Giveaway trick      The Red and Black Mystery
Riverboat Lil's Chase The Kings card game      Luigi's Outside Table
Akiyoshi Kitaoka's Distorted Squares       3D Noughts and Crosses Game
The Sam Loyd Sliding Block Puzzle       Sam Loyd's Get Off The Earth Puzzle
The Sam Loyd Eight Queens Puzzle
Play Yahtzee       The Extra Square Mystery
How to make 5x5 and 7x7 Magic Squares       The Magical Self-Assembling Cube!
Prime Numbers       How to make Flexagons
The Coin Pyramid (Tower of Hanoi)       Sunny's 4x4 Challenge
The 6 Coin Circle Problem       The Twelve Coin Balance Problem (and solution)
The Bear Hunter Puzzle       Murderous Brainbending Puzzles
The Dreaded Kjarposkos       The DAILY Kjarposko puzzle!
VIRUS PROBLEMS? Maybe we can help
THE RESEARCH LAB (With answers to a very wide variety of odd maths questions!)
Finger Times Tables       Some Unusual Units
The Chances of Card Hands       The National Lottery Odds
Pascal's Triangle       The Area of an Ellipse and Volume of Ellipsoids
The Penrose Chickens       Testing if numbers divide by 11, 7 or 13
Fibonacci and Nature       The Most Pathetic Facts in Maths
Regular Solids - formulas for volumes!       GCSE Slips and Tips (exam help)
The Alternate Segment Theorem & Proof       Calculating the Area of a Trapezium without the height!
Matthew Sheeran's Amazing Stamps Formula!       Solving Quadratics by Completing the Square
The area of an ANULUS (with one measurement!)       The Names of Bits of Circles Quiz
The sounds of SIN and SQUARE waves
Square Triangle and Cube Numbers (with proof)       Diagonals of Polygons (with proof)
The Unknown (Combinations) Formula       Surprising Regions Formula
How many different ways can you put a pack of cards in order?
How to find the centre of a circle using a book
The Prime Counter       The 11 Test
How to work out Square Roots without a calculator
Golomb Rulers       How to turn a Rectangle into a Square of the same area
The SUDOKU prime number       How many squares are there on a chess board?
What are the chances of 366 strangers all having different birthdays?       A bit of CALCULUS!
It's big, it's bright, it's in the sky tonight...
You can keep track of which planets are on view for any night by looking at our LIVE SKY MAP!
Stories from "The Week" that amused us
The Cicadas 17-year Life Cycle      The Al-Gebra Movement
Cool Greek Maths Geeks      Olympic Medal Facts
2043 - The Year We All Turn Into Elvis
THE AREA CALCULATOR
As well as the obvious squares and circles, you can get the area of ANY triangle from knowing the lengths of the three sides, and you can even get the areas of ellipses and the surface area of spheres!
The LCD and HCF Calculator       The Prime Number calculator
The Age Calculator       The Area Calculator
The Time Calculator       The Quadratic Calculator
The Friday 13th Calculator
The Factoriser Calculator
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