## Archive for June, 2016

June 29th, 2016 by Math Tricks | No Comments | Filed in funny math

##### Q: If a mole of moles were digging a mole of holes, what would you see? A: A mole of molasses!

From Wikipedia:

In chemistry and physics, the Avogadro constant is the number of constituent particles, usually atoms or molecules, that are contained in the amount of substance given by one mole. Thus, it is the proportionality factor that relates the molar mass of a compound to the mass of a sample.

So, what is this number and why is it important?  The value is 6.022×1023, and it is used primarily in chemistry.  Did you ever hear of a mole?  No, not those pesky animals in your back yard . . . A mole is the number of atoms or molecules equal to the value of Avogadro’s Number.  It’s all about measurement – quantification.  Ever hear of a 1 molar solution?  That simply is one mole of molecules in 1 liter of solution.  So 1 millimolar would be 1/1000 of a mole in 1 liter, and 1 micromolar would be 1/1,000000 mole per liter of solution.

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## “Math Class” (Imagined by Kids)

June 26th, 2016 by Math Tricks | No Comments | Filed in Funny Math Videos

They asked a girl to teach her sister how to do math. This is what they came up with:

I have not seen this in a while, and thought it would be something great to share with you!

From Wikipedia:

Kid Snippets are videos that include adults, but the all the adults in the videos are voiced by two children, either boys or girls. The topic of Kid Snippets is what might happen if people grew up but their minds didn’t develop as they grow.
Produced by Bored Shorts TV
Filmed and Edited by Ryan Haldeman
Starring:
John Roberts
Richard Sharrah
Editing Consultants:
John Roberts
Brett Roberts