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Category Archives: Math in the Real World
Mathematics of Photography
Mathematics is just one of my passions. As well as teaching Mathematics, MultiMedia, and ICT as my “Day Job”, I also work as a Photographer on weekends. Modern Digital Photography involves quite a bit of behind the scenes Mathematics. This … Continue reading
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Exponential Population Growth
Image Source: http://img.gawkerassets.com In this lesson we look at Exponential Growth of Populations. Exponential growth involves increases starting off as reasonably small, and then dramatically increasing at a faster and faster rate. The world’s accelerating population growth is a major … Continue reading
Ocean Mathematics
Image Copyright 2013 by Passy’s World of Mathematics Welcome to Ocean Mathematics! Passy’s World is pleased to present a series of lessons all about the Mathematics related to the following aspects of the World’s Oceans: Mathematics of Ocean Waves Mathematics … Continue reading
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Mathematics of Ships at Sea
Image Source: http://i.imgur.com This ship is the “Blue Marlin”, one of the most amazing vessels to ever to sail the seas. The Marlin can carry an incredible 75,000 tonnes. It reaches a top speed of a sedate 13 knots, powered … Continue reading
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Surfboard Geometry and Design
Image Source: http://wikimedia.org Surfboard Design has a number of different geometries associated with the overall size and shape of the surfboard and its underside fins. For a high performance board capable of doing very tight turns, and spectacular skateboard like … Continue reading
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