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Specially for students - This issue of Plus brings you the first of an occasional series expecially for use in the classroom.
Careers in, and with, maths
Beckham in his prime number
The number chosen by the England captain for his Real Madrid shirt is rich in mysterious connotations. But mathematician Marcus du Sautoy backs a new theory to explain why Beckham has plumped for
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Beauty is truth, truth beauty - The aesthetics of mathematics
Readers' corner - Rolling with money revisited: The Pyramid Puzzle
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
Crimes and earthquakes
How the maths that is used to predict earthquakes can help fight gang crime.
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
Police and thieves
Using maths to simulate the behaviour of criminals.
Maths in a minute: Pretend primes
Fermat's little theorem and fake primes.
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