News Corp are reporting a 900% fall in Covid-19 cases in hospital. Down from 448 to 50. No statistics available about the maths skills of journalists and sub-editors in Australia were available. I think some detail in the article may have been adjusted in the meantime.
I’m not sure that the authors of these strategies about finding the best place to park your car at the shopping centre ever experienced anything like the carparks at our local Coles and Woolworths Supermarkets. This video is another attempt to demonstrate that maths has uses in everyday life. Read more at Mental Floss.
I swiped borrowed these images from twitter which demonstrate that if you like the topped portion of pizza, one eighteen inch pie provides more edible area than two twelve inch pies; however, if you like crust, then the two pie order should be your go to option. What a dilemma. Also, who had any idea …
I watched this video, but it was all math to me.
Doesn’t work as well in Australia with our day/month/year dating, but any excuse for pi, so happy 3/14 to all my mathematically inclined friends. Here’s a place to start your celebrations. I think I’ll have quiche for lunch, does that count?