At least all the dictionaries will have genuine contenders for ‘Word of the Year’ in 2020. When they say ‘word’ they usually mean ‘phrase’. It will be a toss-up between ‘social distancing’ or ‘flatten the curve’. I’m not usually happy about anything that gives the impression math has uses in everyday life. I am usually …

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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.