Math isn’t 100% serious talk or hard problems to solve! There are also funny facts about maths and math typing. Learning about them can make studying math more fun and interesting. Check out below for things you need to learn about it.

## Interesting Facts Stats about Maths

Math originated from the Greek word mathema that signifies learning, science or study. In the United States, it is known as math. For them, math or mathematics functions as singular noun.

- If there are 40 students in a class, then there is certainty that there are two students having the same birthday.
- A number is divisible by 3 if the digits sum is divisible by 3?
- The smallest prime numbers are 2, 5, 3, 17, 19, 29 and 13?
- The prime numbers 2 and 5 are the only prime numbers ending with 2 or 5?

## Interesting Stats about Typing

Here are few stats as well as facts about typing

- An expert transcriber can type between eight to one hundred words per minute.
- In a one-hour interview, it takes four up to six hours to transcribe. Therefore, in a one-minute file, the transcriber can transcribe in 2.35 minutes.

* Note:* The transcriber needs to pay attention in each interjection and utterance. However, looking for definitions of unfamiliar words or technical jargon is time consuming.

**1998**

- In 1998, typists were using two fingers in typing.
- 40 words for every minute were considered as fast.
- 35 words for every minute were considered as moderate.
- 23 words for every minute were considered as slow.

**2015**

As of today, the expert typists type at faster speed. In 2015, 50 to 60 words per minute are considered as average typing speed. For others, they type 80 to 80 words per minute. Typing 120 words for each minute is considered as advanced typing speed. The typing speed of experts under different situations:

- 37 words each minute for the memorized text
- 27 words each minute while copying the text
- 60 to 70 words each minute in bursts

## Famous Mathematicians

*Pythagoras**Euclid**Johannes Kepler**Pierre de Fermat**Carl Friedrich Gauss**Leonardo of Pisa**Galileo Galilei*

## Math Funny Facts

- A sphere has two sides, but there is only one-sided surface.
- There are only 5 regular polyhedrals.
- All that you can do with a ruler can be done with a compass alone.
- In all shapes that have the same perimeter, the circle has the largest area.

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