Marcus du Sautoy introduces the everyday Maths of probability – The Guardian

 

https://embed.theguardian.com/embed/video/science/video/2012/apr/05/patterns-nature-lucky-numbers-video“>The everyday Maths of probability

The Oxford mathematician introduces the everyday maths of probability, including why the casino always wins at roulette and how to maximise your chances of scooping a fortune in a lottery.

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A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Bicylinder by Evelyn Lamb

A Few of My Favorite Spaces: The Bicylinder

Also known as mouhefanggai or the Steinmetz solid, this shape appeared in the first Chinese explorations of the volume of a sphere

by Evelyn Lamb via Scientific American

New findings on secondary students’ negative views about setting – ‘Best Practice in Grouping Students’ research team, UCL

New findings on secondary students’ negative views about setting

“In her recent paper [accessible online hereProfessor Louise Archer, along with the ‘Best Practice in Grouping Students’ research team, has proposed that setting represents a process through which the social and cultural reproduction of inequality and dominant power relations are enacted within schools.”