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Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
How to measure life
Which drugs should be available on the NHS?
Runner up in the general public category
. "Lies, damned lies, and statistics..."
tells us how to tell good statistics from bad, and make sure your cat is well-fed.
All about averages
Did you know that you can't average averages? Or that Paris is rainier than London ... but it rains more in London than in Paris?
explores the dangers that face the unwary when using a single number to summarise complex data.
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
Remarkable reversible numbers
Some neat number tricks using numbers read backwards.
Trisecting the angle with a straightedge
The impossible becomes possible when you move into the third dimension.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
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