Mathematics

What are Biostatistics

Biostatistics, also known as biometrics is the application of statistical methods to study biology. In other words, it is the study of biology combined with methods of research, analysis and accumulation of data. Biostatistics uses the scientific method to study…

Statisics Psychology

Psychology is the study of human behavior, the portion of science that helps understand the information Psychologists he or she collect during research. Finding statistics, will allow the Psychologist to help people using the scientific method. People do not realize…

Is Mathematics a Science

Despite the widespread use of mathematics as a language for science, it is not itself a science. A good exposition of science and the scientific method is given by Steven Hawking in A Brief History of Time: “A (scientific) theory…

Uses for Mathematics in Biology Research

The field of mathematics is very expansive and involves quantifying the world around us. As such, there are a number of areas where mathematics and various quantitative methods are useful for both analyzing biological data and making predictions about biological…

Dividing by zero – Yes

Division by Zero is not possible by any accepted definition. Let’s look at how we divide. Suppose you have a pie and you want to divide that pie by the number of people that want the pie. So, you cut…

Mathematics Understanding Properties of Equality

There are three basic properties of equality. These are known as the reflexive, symmetric and transitive properties. Let’s take a look at each of these. Reflexivity: This means that any object or number is equal to itself. Let’s draw an…

Why are there Atoms

In a paper published in 1924, Stefan Banach and Alfred Tarski proved a theorem which has sparked a great deal of controversy since. As improved over the years, the theorem roughly states that a solid ball in 3-dimensional space (actually,…