Math Trivia Facts

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Here are some cool math facts you probably didn't know...

There are 2,598,960 five-card hands possible in a 52-card deck of cards.


According to Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, it is possible to go slower than light and faster than light, but it is impossible to go at the speed of light.  Also, there is a particle called a tackyon which is supposed to go faster than light.


Most people know that a closed figure with eight straight sides is call an octagon. And some might even know a 10-sided figure is called a decagon. But many do not know that a 20-sided figure is called an icosagon.


If you add up all of the consecutive numbers from 1 to 100,

(1 + 2 + 3 + 4 + 5 + 6 + 7 + 8 + 9 + 10 + 11 + 12 + 13 + 14 + 15 + ...),

the total will be 5,050.


111 111 111 × 111 111 111

=

12345678 9 87654321


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