Join in with the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Immerse yourself in Maths in Action, an area dedicated to practical maths and puzzles. How do aeroplanes fly? What is special about the surface of a soap film? What makes a ball float in a fast-moving stream of air? Can you beat the cube?

It’s maths, but not as you know it!

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Core STEM Message
Maths rules!

Expected Learning Outcomes

  1. Seeing mathematics outside the classroom can help attendees to see mathematics in a completely new light.
  2. Having fun with maths.
  3. Learn about where maths can take you.

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