50 Cool Facts about Mathematics

50 Cool Facts about Mathematics

We all know the importance of Mathematics in the world. Maths impact every living being in the universe whether they know about it or not. You don’t have to be a mathematician to know how important math is to develop and create.

This is the list about some of the cool and interesting facts about mathematics or ‘Maths’. If you don’t love maths, you will surely do after reading this.

These are 50 Crazy Facts about maths you’ll find fascinating


Fact 1. Mathematicians have found that calculus can be taught to kids who are young as 5 years old. -Source

Fact 2. The Sum of all numbers found on a roulette wheel is 666. -Source


Fact 3. Vinculum is the line between the two digits in a fraction equation. -Source

Fact 4. -40 °F is equal to -40 °C. Source

Fact 5. Every ‘Odd Number’ has an “E” in it like “one”, “three”, and “thirteen”. -Source


                                                                                via GIPHY

Fact 6. If you multiply the number 111,111,111 to same digits, you will get 12,345,678,987,654,321. -Source

Image Source: Wikipedia


Fact 7. There is a mathematics theorem known as “hairy ball theorem” that dictates that you cannot comb a hairy 3D ball without getting a cowlick. -Source

Fact 8. There is a problem in maths called Birthday Problem which states that in a room filled with 75 people, there’s a 99% chance that two people have the same birthday. -Source

Fact 9. A googolplex is a number that cannot be written in the given space in our known universe. It is so big that our minds cannot even comprehend it. This website will help you understand it. -Source

Fact 10. You will not find “Zero” in Roman Numerical, there is no character associated with zero. -Source

Fact 11. The symbol for division (÷) is known as Obelus. -Source

Fact 12. Zero is an even number but people take longer to categorize it mentally as an even number. -Source


                                                                                via GIPHY


Fact 13. If you shuffle a card properly, you will never see the same arrangement of cards ever. -Source

Fact 14. There is a Dunbar’s number which is between 100 and 250 which states that if a town’s population is less than Dunbar’s number then the place is more likely to have harmony and peace than larger towns or cities. -Source

Fact 15. A ‘Jiffy’ is a unit of time. it means 1/100th of a second. So be sure to think before saying anything. -Source

Fact 16. The only number with the word “a” in 0-1000 is one thousand. -Source

Fact 17. “S” is used to represent ½ along with dots for other fractions in Roman Numerical. -Source

Fact 18. Millihelen is a unit of measurement of beauty. It is inspired by Helen of Troy. -Source

Fact 19. The reverse of 999,999,999,999,999,999,999,998,999,999,999,999,999,999,999,999 gives the Fibonacci sequence in 24 digits strings. -Source


                                                                                  via GIPHY

Fact 20. The numbers (6 × 9) + (6 + 9) is equal to 69. -Source

Prithvi Raj

Prithvi raj is the founder of knifefeed.com. He's a professional blogger and been contributing to social works. He loves to read a lot of books and travel. He likes to share interesting info and fun facts on what he learned from books and his travel