Ship Captain Travels the World — with Math in Tow

By Mathnasium | May 26, 2020

From navigation to fuel calculations, math is essential to sailing the sea

Ah, the romance of the sea. It beckons us from the time we’re young. Children play captain (or pirate), imagining swashbuckling adventures, colorful foreign ports and exotic new cultures. Young people typically abandon their dreams of the sea for more practical pursuits, but not Robert Quick.

To Understand the World, Learn to Understand Statistics

By Mathnasium | April 16, 2020

“Statistics are the heart of democracy.”— Simeon Strunsky, essayist and editorialist, NYT 1944

In the information age, as the volume of digital and electronic data increases exponentially, the field of statistics is enjoying its heyday. In honor of Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month in April, it’s time to take a fresh look at statistics, which not only plays a pivotal role in modern society but is also a pretty great career choice!