what’re the odds?

Math has never been a close friend of mine. But the way Ben Orlin combines math, lunacy, and the art skill of an “average sixth grader” (his wife’s words, not mine), is intriguing, frustrating, and amazing.

Check out his graph of what probability means in your profession: never tell me the odds.

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And this one I love because my sister is a math major and rather brilliant but really rubbish at mental arithmetic.

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Finally, I just found out that TRIANGLES DO NOT EXIST (which, for me, really sums up math.)

cheers!

 

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