A Bit of Everyday Maths

Numbers are everywhere. Maths is all around us. A basic understanding of mathematics is important for the decisions we make in our lives. This article gives a few examples of everyday mathematics.

The maths of shopping

How do you know when you have found a bargain? We want to constrain how much we spend and get a good deal.

Supermarket labels will now often show the price per unit or set amount. For example, liquids might have their price…

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Anthony B. Masters

Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.