Mathematics

Uses for mathematics in biological research
By: Aletheia Chiang
Maybe you're an avid traveler. Maybe you've tried to order a Big Mac combo in English in Quebec. Maybe you're just a student that makes his way around this multicultural campus enough. One way or the other, you know that in every place where there...
 How to read and interpret a box plot By: Harry Stevens Box plots are an informative way to display a range of numerical data. It can show many things about a data set, like the lowest term in the set, the highest term in the set, the median, the upper quartile, and the lower quartile. Before...
The origins of algebra
By: Lime violet icosahedron
Algebra is defined by Wikipedia as "a branch of mathematics concerning the study of structure, relation , and quantity. Together with geometry, analysis, combinatorics, and number theory," Many people disagree on the origins of algebra, some think it all started with the Greeks, others believe...
Alykhan Lalani Divide by zero possible Lalaninatl
By: Alykhan Lalani
Even though schools teach division by zero as impossible or undefined, I believe their answer is wrong. In an situation where you have 50 candy bars to split between people, how would you divide them if there were no people to split them with? This...
By: Lime violet icosahedron
Radian is a way to measure angles very similar to degrees. It is a way to measure angles using their radius as a standard unit. A certain angle would be measured in the length of the arc divided by the radius. Since a circle's circumference...
Introduction to statistical T-testing
By: Lime Red Tetrahedron
Introductory Statistical Analysis - "t-test"A t-test is a statistical test used to determine whether there is a significant correlation between two sets of data. It works by first formulating a null hypothesis and then running the t-test, and in the process either validating or invalidating...
Division by zero is it really Impossible
By: Morgan Carlson
Division by zero; is it really impossible? Certainly the theory of the division is quickly dismissed or ignored altogether, but is it from a "can't be done" or "can't be understood" perspective? Is it really a mathematical flaw in logic, or something that can't be...
By: TheBlogger
Math is used in every country and it is used everyday to construct bridges, build technology, planning for a vacation, savings, preparing budgets, saving money, calculating taxes, and much more.In high school many students might think that Math is useless and there is no...
Why mathematics is considered a science
By: Lime violet icosahedron
Many people are confused to people referring to mathematics as a science. When the word science is mentioned, most people think about people wearing large white lab coats and mixing mysterious liquids of unknown properties and huge explosions soon following, not some guy with glasses...
How statistics can be manipulated
By: Steve Bain
Statistics are everywhere. Every newspaper and every news bulletin is full of them. They form the backbone of countless amounts of articles. It seems that for a piece of analysis to have any credibility whatsoever, it needs statistics. But how much should you take from...

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