SLR 511F: 10 MATHEMATICAL IDEAS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW and their everyday applications in the real world
SESSION #6, Mon. Oct. 24/11. This will be our last SESSION. Thanks to everyone for participating.
SESSION #6 We will:
(a) Complete TOPIC #2. Famous easy-to-understand problems – and their uses
(b) Explore TOPIC #9. Geometry and art and topology as well as TOPIC #10. Fractals and Mandelbrot sets
(c) Have another look at Diana's interesting application of mathematics to rowing.
(d) Briefly review each TOPIC again and hopefully spend a few minutes finishing off
TOPIC #3. The simplest ideas in probability and finance (gambling, risk management, compound interest, life insurance, futures, etc.)