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The mathematics underlying today's complex telephone networks is still based on his work. Erlang was the first person to study the problem of telephone networks.

Every even number greater than 4 can be written as the sum of two odd primes - a simple statement, but still unproven today.

After 5,000 years, the game of Nine Men's Morris has succumbed to the power of modern computing, plus other recent mathematical discoveries in the world of games.
The British General Election (May 1997) is an example of how simple mathematical ideas help in understanding information that involves numbers.
Daniel Bernoulli (1700-1782) discovered the relationship between the density of a fluid in a pipe, the speed it is travelling in the pipe and the pressure exerted by the fluid against the walls of the pipe. This is the story of what happened.

This problem is easy to describe but it is one of mathematics' unsolved problems.