One Googol is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros. The name ‘googol’ was invented by a 9 year old boy who was asked to think up a name for a very big number, namely, 1 with a hundred zeros after it.


A ‘jiffy’ is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.


Did you know that the opposite sides of a dice cube add up to seven?


Mozart implemented the Fibonacci sequence in some of his most beautiful, well-known pieces of music. He would jot down mathematical equations in the margins of the score for various compositions, most notably, his Piano Sonata #1 in C major K279.


Hailed as the master of violin making, Antonio Stradivari made some of the most beautiful violins in existence–and he did it using math! Stradivari used the Fibonacci Sequence and the Golden Ratio to make his violins.


The spiral shapes of sunflowers and other patterns in nature follow a Fibonacci sequence, where adding the two preceding numbers in the sequence gives you the next (1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, etc.).