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Use Wolfram Alpha To Conceptualise Giant Numbers

Use Wolfram Alpha To Conceptualise Giant Numbers

Our monkey brains didn’t evolve to understand big numbers without some help. So when you run into an abstract figure, it’s good to have some real-world thing to compare it to. That’s why I a video comparing Jeff Bezos’s money to Beyoncé’s. When you need to visualise a certain number,…

Quickly Do Maths In Your Head With These Mental Tricks

Quickly Do Maths In Your Head With These Mental Tricks

You probably haven’t had to do longhand maths in years, but you do mental maths every day. Or maybe you google maths problems ten times a day, because you’ve forgotten how to do any maths beyond your basic multiplication tables. Here are some shortcuts that will help you do more…