## Q. When will I ever use all this mathematics I'm studying?

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**Calendars**

Algebra Fun with Calendars

https://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons/calen.html

#linearequations

**Cannons**

What is the Optimal Launch Angle?

https://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedia/vectors/mr.html

#angles #parabolas

**Cartoons**

Mathematical Cartoons by Simon Singh

https://simonsingh.net/books/fermats-last-theorem/wacky-fermat-stuff/mathematics-cartoons/

#constant #equation #formula

**Chaos**

Chaos while Sledding on a Mogul-Infested Slope and other Chaotic Animations

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/topic.html?topic=Chaos+Theory

#exponential #function #logarithm #oscillation #phaseshift

**Cooking**

Math in Real Life: Cooking by the Numbers

http://www.learner.org/interactives/dailymath/cooking.html

#proportion #ratio

**Crystals**

Advanced Materials (liquid crystals, carbon fiber, more)

https://plus.maths.org/content/great-eight#materials

#modeling #transformation

**Earthquakes**

Mathematics of Earthquakes Activities

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/topics/search.php?sendLevelID=11

#logarithms #statistics

The Latest Mathematical Models of Earthquake Ground Motion (pdf)

http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs-wm/26248.pdf

#formulas #logarithm #regression #standarddeviation

Seismic Waves and Mathematics (pdf)

http://faculty.kfupm.edu.sa/math/fzaman/Earthquake%20talk.pdf

#differential #exponential #wavelength

**Electromagnetism**

NRich’s Electromagnetism

https://nrich.maths.org/6659

#formulas #scientificnotation

Electromagnetic Spectrum

https://www.mathsisfun.com/physics/electromagnetic-spectrum.html

#frequency #periodic #phaseshift #wavelength

**Energy**

Energy and its Storage

https://plus.maths.org/content/great-eight#energy

#bigdata #linearsystems

Mathematical Modeling of Alternative Energy Systems: An Example of How Academic Mathematicians Can Contribute to the World

http://mpe.dimacs.rutgers.edu/2013/04/22/mathematical-modeling-of-alternative-energy-systems-an-example-of-how-academic-mathematicians-can-contribute-to-the-world/** **

#3Dsystems #modeling

The Math of Renewable Energy

http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/institute/lesson-clearinghouse/45-the_math_of_renewable_energy.html

**Engineering**

Electrical Engineering: Chaos in the Chua Circuit (pdf)

http://engineering.nyu.edu/mechatronics/Control_Lab/bck/VKapila/Chaotic%20Ref/Porfiri's/Biblio/chuades.pdf #differentialequations

**Horseback Riding**

Mathematics of Horseback Riding and Dressage

https://mathematicsofhorsebackriding.wordpress.com

#circles #geometry

**Humor**

Handly High Math Department Humor Page

http://www.pleacher.com/handley/humor/mhumor.html

Princeton's List of Math Jokes

https://web.math.princeton.edu/~lshou/mathjokes.html

**Ice Skating**

Mathematical Eyes on Figure Skating (pdf)

https://archive.bridgesmathart.org/2012/bridges2012-623.pdf

#angles
#vectors

**Interior Design**

Math in Real Life: Home Decorating

http://www.learner.org/interactives/dailymath/decorating.html

**Kayaking**

Outer Space: Canoeing and Kayaking

https://sport.maths.org/content/canoeing-and-kayaking

#formulas #prediction #ratios

**Knitting**

Mathematical Knitting

http://www.toroidalsnark.net/mathknit.html

**Optics**

134 Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomenon

https://michaelbach.de/ot/

**Photography**

Mathematics of Photography

https://passyworldofmathematics.com/mathematics-of-photography

**Poetry**

Mathematical Poetry: A Small Anthology

http://katherinestange.com/mathweb

**Poker**

Counting Poker Hands: How many full house hands are possible? (pdf)

http://www.geometer.org/mathcircles/poker.pdf

**Quarks**

Quark Fractional Charge Indicates a Substructure

http://starlight-publishing.com/Articles/FracCharge.html

**Quilting**

Mathematical Quilting

http://www.mathquilt.com

**Technology**

Examples of Math in Technical Fields from British Columbia Institute of Technology

https://math.commons.bcit.ca/

**Theater**

Math in Theater Arts (Prezi)

https://prezi.com/mkushjxq-ora/math-in-theatre

#geometry #pythagoreantheorem

**Tides**

Tide Prediction

http://www.math.stonybrook.edu/~tony/tides

#modeling #probability

**Trivia**

Number Trivia “What’s special about this number?”

https://www2.stetson.edu/~efriedma/numbers.html

**Ultimate Frisbee**

The Physics of Frisbee (pdf)

http://scripts.mit.edu/~womens-ult/frisbee_physics.pdf

#differentiation #vectors

**Universal Language**

Math in Real Life: The Universal Language

http://www.learner.org/interactives/dailymath/language.html

**Violin**

Why is the violin so hard to play?

https://plus.maths.org/content/why-violin-so-hard-play

#frequency #logarithms

**Voltage**

Complex Numbers in Real Life

http://www.math.toronto.edu/mathnet/questionCorner/complexinlife.html

#complex #differentialequations

**X-Rays**

Saving Lives: the mathematics of tomography

https://plus.maths.org/content/saving-lives-mathematics-tomography

#differential #integration #network