Mathematics and Multimedia Blog Carnival #1


Welcome to the Mathematics and Multimedia Blog Carnival Number 1. Before beginning, let us see what’s so special about 1 as a number.

is a homophone of Juan (dela Cruz), the person who represents the Filipino people.  He is just like Uncle Sam of the United States. Hmmm… just a thought, should we change Juan dela Cruz to Manny Pacquiao?

is the multiplicative identity. Any number multiplied by 1 is equal to that number.

is the only number that is not prime nor composite.

is the number in French playing cards intead of Ace. It is the international dialing code for the United States and Canada.


is equal to 1/21 + 1/22 + 1/23 + 1/24 + 1/25 + …

is equal to sin2 (a) + cos2 (a)

is equal to | Fn x Fn+3 – Fn+1 x Fn+2 | (F = Fibonacci numbers)

One is said to be a lonely number.  If you are as lonely as the number one, maybe reading the blog submissions below will be of great help. » Read more