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“What Would Happen If There Were No Number 6?” by Maggie Koerth-Baker
Mathematician Jordan Ellenberg explores how a lack of the number “6” would totally change how mathematics works, thus completely changing our world. There’s also an introduction to the concept of “modular arithmetic,” which is what we do when we are trying to measure the number of minutes between 3:56pm and 5:12pm.