Why Study maths?

Mathematics as a tool of science and more, is capable of explaining phenomena as diverse as a humble recipe to the intricate London Underground Map. Mathematics is endless in its solutions and outcomes which allows for greater study and further discover - and this is what intrigues us.

five reasons why you should study maths 

1. Humanity Needs Maths
Recipes, Flight Paths, Banking, Computer Science and many more all rely on Mathematics to be embedded in its foundation.
2. Mathematics can be learnt in conjunction with many subjects
At university, it is extremely common to combine with other subjects like Spanish, History and Music. Mathematics is seen to be a neutral subject.
3. Graduate Prospects
Mathematics allows greater employ-ability post university. Graduate prospects are rated at 82% for the top 10 institutions. 
4. Transferable Skills
According to Warwick University, mathematics teaches you a variety of different skills; ranging from mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills which are applicable to all areas of life. Maths teaches you to think methodically and helps to build intellectual curiosity through mastering the art of solving complex problems. 
5. Salary Advantage
According to the Independent, "Maths A-Level makes you richer." Those who study A-Level Maths tend to earn 10% more on average than those who didn't.

 

APPLICATIOn of matheamtics

Four interesting examples on how mathematics is used all over the world (its applciation is infinte!!!) 

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01.
economics

Mathematics helps to explain relationship between variables in economics - for exampling helping build the relationship between supply and demand

02.
sports

Many betting companies build complex statistical models to help estimate the odds for customers. These are highly dynamic models where prices change everyday based on external factors.

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03.
airports

The use of decision mathematics helps architects build more intelligent airports. Understanding the flow of people and creating optimal journey to shorten time spent boarding a plane. 

04.
architects

Architects use geometry when designing buildings and applying methods of mechanics to help define the spatial forms of buildings.