# Fun with Math

### Infectious Learning at NCTM 2024

COMAP is excited to team up with Operation Outbreak at the National Council of Teachers...

### How to Celebrate Math 2.0 Day

July 8th is Math 2.0 Day, a special day dedicated to the blending of math and technolog...

### A Massive Collection of Math Quotes to Get You Inspired and Motivated

Motivational quotes are a great way to get excited, get moving, and share your passion....

### Dancing Drones and the Mathematics That Make Them Work

Drone light shows can be truly magical. And you need mathematics to make it happen!

### Math in Pictures: It’s Just One Little Knot

A math modeling question is born from an everyday situation: How does the amount of sag...

### 7 Ways to Explore Math in the Great Outdoors

Have you ever considered all of the ways you can explore math outdoors? Let's look at c...

### 5 Ways to Celebrate Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month

April is not just about blooming flowers and warmer weather; it's also Mathematics and ...

### Blazing a Math Trail: What It Is and How to Get Started

Have you ever heard of a math trail? If you love math and walking, this is the perfect ...

### The Ham Sandwich Theorem: A Slice of Mathematical Wonder

The Ham Sandwich Theorem isn't about sandwiches, per se. It's actually a principle in g...

### The Math Model You Need for Perfect Christmas Lighting

There's a Christmas lighting math model that's about to turn your holiday decorating wo...

### 19 Math-Inspired Books for Exploring the Beauty of Numbers

In this blog post, we'll explore a curated list of math-inspired books that delve into ...

### Math in Pictures: Fall Colors and Math

In this Math in Pictures blog we turn our attention to some Boston Ivy outside the wind...

### Math Modeling Real-World Topics: Indy Racing

In this blog series, we're highlighting math modeling modules and articles that explore...

### Hot Math: A Nice Opportunity to Apply Probability to Current Events

Global daily temperatures have been the hottest on record in the last 120,000 years. Ho...

### It Actually Still is a Small World After All: Graph Theory and Small-World Phenomenon

Remember the Kevin Bacon Game to see how few links are needed to connect actors? This i...

### 10 Interesting Math Modeling Modules to Try Today

There are many math modeling modules available on our website, but we compiled a sample...

### Dartboards and Math Modeling: Where to Aim?

Where should you aim at a dartboard in which the bullseyes, and the tripling and doubli...

### Math in Pictures: All Cracked Up

Although mud, tree canopies, and giraffes are all very different from each other, they ...

### Math in Pictures: Morphometrics with Fall Leaves

What can you do with fall leaves besides raking them? Math! Here is a simple hands-on i...

### Math in Pictures: Archer Fish, Natural Mathematicians

Have you ever seen an archer fish? They are fascinating for several reasons, but perhap...

### Math in Pictures: Have a Seat but Not Too Close

Birds sitting on wires often seem to be regularly spaced. What are they thinking? And w...