Practical Mathematics for Schools

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An understanding of mathematics helps us to explain the world around us, and provides new insights into art, culture and technology. Predicting the weather, aiding navigation, making online payments and modelling diseases represent just a few elements of the essential bedrock that maths provides to our modern lives. This playlist covers topics ranging from climate change, to the use of perspective in art, to understanding the growth of epidemics and pandemics. 

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