What's the point of Maths?

What's the point of Maths?

This programme aims to give an answer the questions below, that are still far too commonly asked by both children and adults:

“What’s the point of maths?!”


“When will I use this?!”

We want to show that maths is used for a lot more than you may think, everywhere around us!


We are available to give engaging sessions at schools, clubs and youth groups to inspire young people about the wide range of mathematical applications out there! Younger audiences have hands on activities to try and older audiences also have the opportunity to learn about career routes in applied mathematics and university life.


See our website for more info: https://whatsthepointofmaths.com/


Expected outcomes


We engage and inspire students through activities based on weird and wonderful uses of maths as well as providing information on university/career routes in applied mathematics.

To book this activity, please contact:
Sarah Brown

NG9 Nottingham Nottinghamshire

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