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Ask-A-Museum Day 2022

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Yesterday was #AskAMuseum Day on social media. We decided to take the opportunity to ask a few Scottish museums on Twitter, who are taking part in Maths Week Scotland, about maths related objects in their collections - and we got some really interesting answers!

We've rounded up all the questions and answers for you below.

N Mo S Q1
N Mo S answer 1
Museum on mound Q
Museum on mound answer
World Golf Museum Q
World Golf Museum Answer
Scotfish museum Q
Scotfish museum answer
N Mo S Q2
NMOS answer 2a
NMOS answer 2b
NMOS answer 2c

We had also invited any other museums who wanted to join in, to answer the questions and share the #MathsInMuseums from their collections, and we got a few responses.

Hunterian answer
Museum of Oxford Answer
Brunel Museum Answer

Many thanks to all the museums who joined in with #AskAMuseum Day. We really enjoyed hearing about all the interesting maths connections in your collections. You can find us on Twitter at @MathsWeekScot!

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