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Have we caught your interest?
Those who understand compound interest are destined to collect it. Those who don't are doomed to pay it - or so says a well-known source of financial advice. But what is compound interest, and why is it so important?
John H. Webb
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
Want less traffic? Build fewer roads!
A mathematical "paradox" explains why more roads don't necessarily mean fewer traffic jams.
School students help researchers fight diseases
A project involving secondary school students has delivered valuable data for epidemiologists.
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
Maths in a minute: Continued fractions
Continued fractions reveal the good, the bad and the beautiful side of numbers.
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