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.

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.”

Derivative of e^x

By Kanishk Nishar Euler’s Number (pronounced ‘oiler’) is a very famous mathematical constant that describes the rate of exponential growth in the universe. I’ve explained how the number is derived and one of its properties in this article. Compound interest To understand e, we must first understand compound interest. You must have seen the formulaContinue reading “Derivative of e^x”

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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