Have you ever heard of the Chicken Nuggets Theorem? What about the Ham Sandwich Theorem, or the Midnight Formula?
Odds are, if you’re a secondary maths teacher, you will have come across the latter – because it is simply another name for that familiar stalwart of KS4 maths lessons, the Quadratic Formula (so ubiquitous, in fact, that it even makes an appearance on well-known children’s TV show Peppa Pig).
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