# Mathematics

## Euler’s method & Hidden Figures – is it really ‘old maths’?

At some point in a Mathematician’s life, they will hear Mathematics being referred to as a ‘Universal Language’. In your world, $5+5=10$, and if you go over to your neighbour’s house, $5+5$ will still be equal to $10$. Flying halfway across the world? If it’s not too obscure, ask a local and they will (hopefully) tell you that $5+5$ does indeed equal $10$. So, it …

## Meet the Lecturers – Helen Crowley

Hannah and I were lucky enough to interview Mathematics Lecturer Dr Helen Crowley about her life at UEA. However, being a Doctor in Mathematics may not have been first on Helen’s list when she was younger. From her School years up to returning to a familiar campus, we chatted with Dr Crowley about her unique …

## How unique is a pack of cards?

Every household owns a deck of cards: whether used for games nights, magic tricks or just to build a tower. When you shuffle your pack of cards, just how different is it from when you last picked it up, or the person next to you? A pack of cards is made up of 52 distinctive …

## Could maths make you a winner?

It’s 3pm, I’ve done all my work for the day, I’ve (probably not) done my daily exercise, it’s nice weather outside and it would be a lovely evening to go to the pub with my mates. But, oh wait, we’re in lockdown. So, what do I do? Put on the telly of course. It’s prime …