Using statistics to improve wheat yields 🌾🍞

You can find wheat in the ingredient list of so many foods eaten day to day: bread 🥖, cake 🍰 , pizza 🍕, pasta 🍝…(I should know – I am allergic to it! 😭). As with most crops, the average amount of wheat produced (or the yield) per year increased through the second half ofContinue reading “Using statistics to improve wheat yields 🌾🍞”

Using maths to find the culprit!🧐 The statistics of text 📖 📚 📄🗞

Did you know that maths can be used to find patterns in text in order to help police find out who wrote a ransom note?? 🧐👮🏼‍♀️ Text can be represented as mathematical structures called networks. Networks are made up of things called nodes and edges, we can think of nodes as houses 🏠 that mayContinue reading “Using maths to find the culprit!🧐 The statistics of text 📖 📚 📄🗞”