The Creative Side of Math

An artist and his math prodigy son have teamed up in an unusual use of math: origami. They've used complex math formulas to create sculptures that are on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

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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.


 

Actuary
$160,000/yr
Physician
$187,199/yr
$126,000/yr
Cryptanalyst
$137,780/yr
Attorney
$187,199/yr
$180,000/yr
Climatologist
$132,130/yr
$105,581/yr
$150,000/yr
Stockbroker
$102,250/yr

Figures represent salary potential.

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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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