Search results

Maths on the back of an envelope
... of roughandready calculations you can make a good guess. Rob Eastaway's book Maths on the back of an envelope gives you a ...
Marianne  8 Apr 2021  17:16

John Haigh: Celebrating the maths in everyday life
... reviews of two of his books. In the words of his coauthor Rob Eastaway , Haigh was "a master of statistics who wore his expertise with ... focus on is the tally of gold medals. Together with Rob Eastaway, Haigh explored some of the maths of gold. ...
Marianne  1 Apr 2021  16:28  0 comments

How long a line can a pencil draw?
Rob Eastaway When did the backs of envelopes first became a ... from the book Maths on the back of an envelope by Rob Eastaway. In 2007, Discover magazine claimed that a regular ... from the book Maths on the back of an envelope by Rob Eastaway. Rob Eastaway is an author and speaker whose books on the ...
Marianne  1 Apr 2021  16:28  0 comments

'The hidden mathematics of sport'
... The hidden mathematics of sport Rob Eastaway and John Haigh Clearly and interestingly written, humorous ... possible audience. For a taster of the book read Rob Eastaway and John Haigh's latest Plus article The maths of gold medals: ...
Marianne  23 Mar 2021  11:57  1 comment

The maths of gold medals: Four Olympic thoughts
Rob Eastaway and John Haigh A computer generated image of the ... others. About the authors Rob Eastaway is an author and the Director of Maths Inspiration . John ...
Marianne  23 Mar 2021  11:48  1 comment

The logic of drug testing
... including probability, at Sussex University. With Rob Eastaway, he wrote The hidden mathematics of sport , which has been ...
Marianne  23 Mar 2021  11:40  4 comments

An almighty coincidence
Rob Eastaway and John Haigh December 2007 ... John Haigh teaches maths at Sussex University, and Rob Eastaway is currently President of the Mathematical Association . ...
plusadmin  22 Mar 2021  17:44  0 comments

Myths of maths: The Monty Hall problem
... . The mean host is likely to win! (I am indebted to Rob Eastaway, the Director of Maths Inspiration , for telling me about this ...
Marianne  7 May 2020  11:46  2 comments

Understanding uncertainty: The Premier League
... The Hidden Mathematics of Sport by Plus authors Rob Eastaway and John Haigh. David ...
plusadmin  24 Feb 2020  16:04  0 comments

'Maths for mums and dads'
... Maths for mums and dads by Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew This book is an absolute triumph. Given the ... Book details: Maths for mums and dads Rob Eastaway, Mike Askew hardback — 368 pages (2010) Square Peg ...
plusadmin  26 Jul 2018  04:48  0 comments