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Mathematics of the Melbourne Cup

Image Source: http://www.theepochtimes.com Bart Cummings is the “Cups King” – the horse trainer who has won more Melbourne Cup races than anyone. Long Live the King! In this lesson we look at some of the mathematics associated with Austrlia’s premier … Continue reading

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Mathematics of Aircraft Disasters

Image Source: http://www.aviationwa.org.au If you don’t think Mathematics is vitally important, then think again! The following news article we saw on an Australian news website today. It is all about a mathematical mistake that made a passenger plane nearly “stall” … Continue reading

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Real World Line Graphs

Image Source: http://www.flickr.com Straight Line Graphs play an important part in our modern lives. They are used extensively in Sales and Marketing, Economics, Business, Psychology, Science and Medicine. Here is a Graph from a medical study of infertility that has … Continue reading

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Off-Road Algebra

Image Source: http://multivu.prnewswire.com “Math Matters” are a great bunch of people in the USA with a mission to employ 21st century learning tools and methodologies to help make math relevant and fun again for teachers and students. They have generously … Continue reading

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