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# Math

## Most Recent Articles

## Math Is Biased Against Women and the Poor, According to a Former Math Professor

Cathy O’Neil on the perils of “throwing big data at everything.”

By Priya Rao

## College Student Expertly Calculates the Angle of Her Dab

“I pulled out my calculator and borrowed a ruler from my friend.”

By Madison Malone Kircher

## The Fairest Dice Possible According to Math Have 120 Sides and an Incredibly Complex Shape

Consider this the next time you bet with some shady six-sider.

By Eva Hill and Cait Munro

## Math Says Tyrion Lannister Is the Most Important Character on *Game of Thrones*; Science Yet to Comment

Thanks, math!

By Jackson McHenry

## Taraji P. Henson to Play Math Genius Katherine Johnson, Help America Get What’s Ours, Space Race–Wise

In *Hidden Figures*.

By Jackson McHenry

## We Still Don’t Have Male Birth Control But Hey, Here’s a New Prime Number

Nerds, rejoice.

By Dayna Evans

## Gender Ratios and the Math of Romance

How dating became a numbers game.

By Jon Birger

## Educators Want to End Math Class

Would a school without subject areas better prepare young people for success in the 21st century?

By Adam K. Raymond

## This Math Formula Shows Why the Comcast—Time Warner Cable Deal Should Be Blocked

Good ol' HHI.

By Kevin Roose

## Every Single Curse Word Said in *The Wolf of Wall Street*: The Fullest Picture

Because this is important.

By Gilbert Cruz

## How Rich Do These Magazine Editors Think We Are?

We crunched the numbers and called for those "price upon request" items on this year’s most lavish gift guides.

By Erica Schwiegershausen

## Donnie Wahlberg Is Good at Math [Updated]

2 million times 300 million is ... 600 million?

By Dan Amira

## How Long Was the Runway in *Fast and Furious 6*?

We tried to calculate it and (spoiler alert) it's *super* long.

By Jesse David Fox

## Watch the *Good Will Hunting* Math Problem Explained Simply

Math!

By Jesse David Fox

## Hillary: The Most Poisoned Baby Name in U.S. History

Mothers abandoned the name at record speed, starting in 1992.

By Hilary Parker

## Watch *Game of Thrones* for Math Nerds, Illustrating the Show in Mathematically Inaccurate Charts

Good point about the favorite female character thing, though.

By Eliot Glazer

## A Mathematical Analysis of Jay-Z’s (Fake) Decision Not to Use the Word *Bitch*

Charts!

By Rebecca Berg and Amanda Dobbins

## Kanye and Jay-Z Performed ‘Ni**as in Paris’ for 613.2 Minutes This Year

That's 2,183 "Crays."

By Amanda Dobbins

## Someone Took the Time to Total Santa’s Workload

It's like a management-consulting interview question, dreamed up by a 5-year-old.

By Noreen Malone

## Did *The Walking Dead* Have Fewer Zombies This Season?

Or did it just feel that way? We got our stopwatch and found out.

By Alexandra Martell