# Math Puzzle Articles

Thursday, May 23, 2013

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• ### Ellipse

In mathematics, an ellipse is a plane algebraic curve where the sum of the distances from any point on the curve to two fixed points is constant. An ellipse can be drawn with two pins, a loop of ... > more

A paradox is an apparently true statement or group of statements that leads to a contradiction or a situation which defies intuition. Typically, either the statements in question do not really imply ... > more
• ### Topology

Topology is a branch of mathematics, an extension of geometry. Topology begins with a consideration of the nature of space, investigating both its fine structure and its global structure. Topology ... > more
• ### Computer security

Computer security is a field of computer science concerned with the control of risks related to computer use. The means traditionally taken to realize this objective is to attempt to create a ... > more
• ### Experimental economics

Experimental economics is the use of experimental methods to evaluate theoretical predictions of economic behaviour. It uses controlled, scientifically-designed experiments to test economic theories ... > more
• ### Computer and video games

A computer game is a computer-controlled game where players interact with objects displayed on a screen for the sake of entertainment. A video game is essentially the same form of entertainment, but ... > more
• ### Trigonometry

Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics which deals with triangles, particularly triangles in a plane where one angle of the triangle is 90 degrees (right triangles). Triangles on a sphere are also ... > more
• ### Mathematical model

A mathematical model is an abstract model that uses mathematical language to describe the behaviour of a system. Mathematical models are used particularly in the natural sciences and engineering ... > more
• ### Mobius strip

The Möbius strip or Möbius band is a surface with only one side and only one boundary component. It has the mathematical property of being non-orientable. It is also a ruled surface. It was ... > more
• ### Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi (also WiFi, Wi-fi, Wifi, or wifi) is a brand licensed by the Wi-Fi Alliance to products which pass testing demonstrating that they implement a set of product compatibility standards for ... > more

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