In a previous blog I looked in more detail into “the daddy of all integer sequences” - the Fibonacci sequence. While the Fibonacci sequence is an impossible sequence to match up to, there are plenty of other intriguing integer sequences out there. So if you can deal with the disappointment… Continue reading The Look-and-Say Sequence

# Tag: mathematics

## How to represent a recurring decimal as a fraction

What is a recurring decimal? Some decimal numbers are easy to deal with – 0.5, 0.3, 0.25 etc. These are easy because they do not have recurring digits. Converting between these numbers and fractions is easy. Recurring decimals are numbers which have a repeated digit or sequence of digits –… Continue reading How to represent a recurring decimal as a fraction

## Divisibility rules for numbers 7-12

Following on from the previous blog, which showed you a series of tricks you can use to determine if a number is divisible by the numbers 2 to 6, this blog will build on this for the numbers 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. Rule for 7 This is… Continue reading Divisibility rules for numbers 7-12

## Divisibility rules for numbers 2-6

In this blog I will show you how you can easily check any number is divisible by the numbers 2-6. So simple that should your mental arithmetic be strong enough, you will be able to just take a glance at the number and know immediately whether it is divisible by… Continue reading Divisibility rules for numbers 2-6

## The Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio

We have previously touched upon Fibonacci sequences when discussing different types of sequences for GCSE maths so you may already be familiar with them. This blog will go into more detail and show you some more uses of the Fibonacci sequence that you probably wouldn’t expect!What is the Fibonacci sequence?The… Continue reading The Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio