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In case there's still any recognizable trace of pending success left in your NCAA tournament bracket this year, here's a new angle to consider. Economists have presented findings supporting the idea that basketball refs may be biased in many of their calls. We've considered the possibility for a long time, but now, thanks to math, we have evidence!

The most common question students ask math teachers at every level is “When will I use math?” WeUseMath.org is a non-profit website that helps to answer this question. This website describes the importance of mathematics and many rewarding career opportunities available to students who study mathematics.


 

Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
$126,000/yr
Actuary
$160,000/yr
Astronaut
$100,701/yr
$105,581/yr
$150,000/yr
$139,670/yr
$98,380/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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May

Dr. Cary Oberije, a postdoctoral researcher in The Netherlands, has found that mathematical models can be used to accurately predict patients' responses to treatment. Prediction models were used to analyze lung cancer patients' likelihood of survival and...

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