Maths and Money

Stylised blue-green photos of a monk, a pixellated dog, a close-up spore, a person on a hill, a toy robot and a banana wrapped in chains

In this three-part series on Maths and Money Professor Hart will look at the mathematical challenges of making coins – and counterfeits; and how to discover if you’ve been cheated by a goldsmith; at the use of game theory in buying, selling and competitions; and at the probability that you could win the lottery.

In this series