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Picking perfect planks with Python
How do you pick the right combination of planks to lay a wooden floor? Python and itertools to the rescue!

Maths is about facing ambiguity, not avoiding it
School tells us that “Maths always has one right answer!”, which is a convenient but unhelpful lie.

Finding divisors of a number with Python
Using unique prime factorisations and itertools to find all the divisors of a number.

Tiling the plane with Pillow
Using the Python Imaging Library to draw regular tilings of squares, triangles and hexagons.

Some exam advice
Some advice for students sitting technical exams

Darwin, pancakes and birthdays
Looking at whether Darwin ever missed out on birthday cake for pancakes

Zero
An essay about the number zero that I wrote for school.