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Careers you can do with a maths degree

24 September 2019 5 min read

Find out how a maths degree gives you skills and knowledge in mathematical theory that applies to jobs in industries such as finance and programming.

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Why do we need to know about prime numbers with millions of digits? Delving into the mathematical mystery of prime numbers

12 January 2018 Dr Ittay Weiss 7 min read

Ittay Weiss, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the importance of prime numbers

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Nothing matters: how the invention of zero helped create modern mathematics The significance of the number zero across human history

20 September 2017 Dr Ittay Weiss 7 min read

Ittay Weiss, Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the significance of numbers across human history

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Mastery over mindset: the cost of rolling out a Chinese way of teaching maths

20 July 2016 7 min read

Half of primary schools in England will receive £41m over four years to teach mathematics using a method that is used in Chinese schools.

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