Predicting the win

A mathematical formula developed by researchers in the UK predicts a "clear favorite" for Sunday's World Cup Final between Spain and the Netherlands, and offers an explanation for the outcomes of previous matches.

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
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$126,000/yr
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$187,199/yr
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$105,581/yr
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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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