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The importance of nothing

The Romans did not have a numeral to represent zero. For thousands of years, zero was not even considered to be a number. There was no use for it. In …

A brief history of numbers

For thousands of years mankind has counted, be it notches carved into wood or markings on cave walls, much in the way we make tally marks today. At first only …

Course summary: understanding number

Well done! You have reached the end of the course all about numbers. Throughout the course we explored methods to help develop a deeper understanding of this topic. Over the …

Q&A with course educators

All online CPD courses from STEM Learning provide an opportunity to ask the educators more detailed questions as part of the course Q&A session. Q&A with the National STEM Learning …

Course summary: understanding number

Well done! You have reached the end of the course all about numbers. Throughout the course we explored methods to help develop a deeper understanding of this topic. We hope …