What is maths all about?
When you decide whether to cross the road, and think about the probability of getting hit
When you want to share, and try to be fair
When you decide how much chilli, to make the curry spicy
When you shop, and try to get the most price off
When you ask your accountant when, and do your tax return
When you’re planning, and budgeting for a wedding
When you build a house, the ratio to make the cement needs to be precise
When your house needs glossing, you find the area and buy the minimum painting
When you know the recipe needed for 5 people, but scale up to cook for 30 people
When you use prime numbers to encode and decode cypher-texting, because you know Billy is eavesdropping
When you’re a businessman and need to decide on a product, you analyse the market stat
When you want to build a robot, mathematical algorithms – know that there will be a lot
When you throw a basketball, but give up because of the wrong angle of projection of the ball
When you lose a game of tennis, and rethink your angles to find the best way to defeat Dennis
When you invest £400 in an antique that increases value by 50% per year, and realise in 20 years you’re a millionaire
When you’re a surgeon and need to give the right dose, so don’t get wrong your milli’s and micro’s for the dose
When you plan a long exploration car journey, and determine whether you can finish in a day the journey
When you’re into architecture, make sure you use your geometry to learn the structure
When you use trigonometry before deciding whether to take a glance, from Cliffs of Dover you can see France
When you realise the ratio between the circumference and diameter of any circle is Pi, you question why
When you go shopping and need to decide whether to buy 6 eggs for £1 or 15 eggs for £2.25?
That’s what maths is all about!