Maths Café has closed for the Summer!  They will return from 16 September bringing you daily Maths (and weekly statistics, logistics and operational research) support. While library staff are happy to help you find books, ebooks and other resources that …

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Maths Café will be closed during the Easter holiday period (8-26 April). Drop-ins will resume on the 29th April for the remaining two weeks of the teaching term (after which Maths Cafe have promised a further announcement). During the Easter …

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While networked software probably offers the best options for creating mathematical formulae, there are free apps that can help you visualise, solve and play with equations, including PhotoMath, My Script Calculator and Desmos. PhotoMath – photographs a typed (not handwritten) mathematical equation, solves it, and …

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The Maths Café is done for this academic year but they will be back as usual from 17th September 2018. In the meantime, if you have any mathematical or statistical quandries: the Library offers a huge range of textbooks and …

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The Maths Café is taking a well deserved Christmas holiday.  The team will be back from 8 January 2018, including making a regular Wednesday trip to the Library to help you sort out your statistical conundrums.  In the meantime, if …

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Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli is supposed to have coined the phrase popularised by Mark Twain that, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.”  Click here to discover some choice examples of why you should always approach other …

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Here’s something that might amuse students who enjoy both beer and computational mathematics: a map that shows the shortest route between all the pubs in the UK.  Here is an article about how the problem was solved and the map itself …

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PhotoMath is an elegant calculator that scans and solves typed and handwritten calculations without you having to carefully type.  Photomath supports arithmetics, integers, fractions, decimal numbers, roots, algebraic expressions, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations and inequalities, absolute equations and inequalities, …

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