Lingabites… 2D shapes – parallelogram 21 Mar 202322 Mar 2023 A parallelogram is a quadrilateral (a four-sided polygon) with two pairs of parallel sides. This means that the opposite sides of a parallelogram are equal in length and parallel to…

Geometry… 2D shapes – square 9 Mar 20236 Mar 2023 A square is a geometric shape that has four straight sides of equal length, and four right angles (90-degree angles) at the corners. It is a type of rectangle with…

Geometry… 2D shapes – rectangle 7 Mar 20236 Mar 2023 A rectangle is a four-sided plane figure with four right angles (90-degree angles) formed by two pairs of parallel sides of unequal length. The opposite sides of a rectangle are…

Geometry… Pythagoras’s theorem 5 Mar 20233 Mar 2023 Pythagoras's theorem is a fundamental theorem in geometry that relates to the sides of a right-angled triangle. It states that the square of the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right…

Geometry… 2D Shapes – triangles 3 Mar 202322 Mar 2023 A triangle is a geometrical shape that is formed by three straight lines or line segments that connect three non-collinear points in a plane. These three points are called vertices…

Geometry… 2D shapes – circle 24 Feb 202322 Mar 2023 The circle is a basic two-dimensional shape in geometry that consists of all the points in a plane that are at a constant distance, called the radius, from a given…

Geometry… Two dimensional shapes 22 Feb 202320 Feb 2023 There are many two-dimensional shapes including those with more complex or irregular shapes. These shapes are often classified based on their number of sides and the angles between them. For…

Geometry… Geometry – shape and space 15 Feb 202313 Feb 2023 Shape and space are two fundamental concepts in mathematics that are closely related. Shape refers to the form or appearance of an object, while space refers to the extension or…

Interesting facts… Math of the ancient Egyptians 9 Feb 20239 Feb 2023 The ancient Egyptians used a system of arithmetic based on the concept of unit fractions, which are fractions that have a numerator of 1 and a denominator that is a…

Lingabites… Mental math 3 Feb 202331 Jan 2023 Mental calculations, also known as mental math or mental arithmetic, refer to the process of performing mathematical calculations using only one's mind, without the use of paper, a calculator, or…