Crime + Mathematics = Crimatics

Maths may seem very different from the confused, unpredictable and highly relevant business of fighting crime. But in fact maths is very relevant. It is integral to many of the methods police use to solve crime, including dealing with fingerprints, accident and number-plate reconstruction and tracking down poison.

Should You Buy A Lottery Ticket?

Spending $2 to stand a chance to win $100million sounds like a deal only a numb nut would pass. Every single day millions of these deals are made in the USA and people happily participate. But have you ever wondered if the lottery is too good to be true?

The Queen of Mathematics

The theory of numbers,is a vast and challenging subject as old as mathematics and as fresh as today’s news. Its problems retain their fascination because of an apparent (often deceptive) simplicity and an irresistible beauty. With such a rich and colorful history, number theory surely deserves to be called, in the famous words of Gauss, “the queen of mathematics.”

Game Theory

By Anisha Mata Game Theory is a concept that we hear about a lot in the 21stcentury. Its applications range far and wide, across disciplines and fields. A working knowledge of game theory can help you figure out the best strategy, whether that’s for a game like rock, paper, scissors or negotiating a deal withContinue reading “Game Theory”

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