Cuairt ar Choláiste Cois Life, 17ú Deireadh Fómhair 2014
Dr. Ciarán Mac an Bhaird gave a talk to the students in Choláiste Cois Life as part of Maths Week 2014.
The students worked on jigsaws to prove algebraic identities including the Pythagorean Theorem, then they worked out methods of multiplying large numbers in their heads, and finally they worked on the Golden Ratio and how it appears in Pentagons, Fibonacci numbers and the world around us.
There was a baking competition for maths week, Dr. Mac an Bhaird selected the top 3 cakes.
Scoil Choca Naofa in Kilcock
Dr. Ciarán Mac an Bhaird visited Scoil Choca Naofa during Maths Week 2014. In three different classes, he and the students worked on the Golden Ratio, investigated if it appears in the human body, and how it appears in Pentagons, Fibonacci numbers and the world around us.