How can we use mathematics to model the spread of a disease?
The doubling time of a disease is the time it takes for the number of cases of the disease to double. How do you calculate it?
What is the growth rate and what does it tell us about an epidemic?
What is herd immunity and what does it have to do with a number called R?
The word "algorithm" has probably got more usage over the last few years than it has in its entire history. But what exactly is an algorithm?
What do we mean when we say that something grows exponentially?
Find out why the formula we use to work out conditional probabilities is true!
New research reported at this year's Black Heroes of Mathematics conference is changing lives around the world.
Can mathematics help reshape our hospital networks?
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Generating electricity without the use of fossil fuels is not just an engineering and industrial challenge, it is also a huge mathematical challenge.
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