Author(s): Marianne Freiberger; Rachel Thomas
Mathematics is an indispensable tool for life. From the systems that underpin our newsfeeds, through to the data analysis that informs our health and financial decisions, to the algorithms that power how we search online - mathematics is at the heart of how our modern world functions.
In 20 dip-in lessons, Understanding Numbers explains how and why mathematics fuels your world and arms you with the knowledge to make wiser choices in all areas of your life.
- Make sense of health statistics
- Understand the mathematics behind political voting systems
- Get to grips with how online search tools work
- Discover how mathematics can create the perfect city