Check out the new post on the HLFF blog from Katie Steckles, where she explores the mathematics behind “The Twelve Days of Christmas” carol.

This week at the HLFF Blog, Katie Steckles examines one of the most famous Christmas carols, and finds some surprising mathematical elements. What do “The Twelve Days of Christmas” and triangular number have in common? How many gifts in total is does the “true love” of the song receive? And what is the “true cost of Christmas”? check out the full article here to find the answers to all these questions: The Twelve Days of Christ-maths