One of the many places that mathematics shows up in our everyday lives is in cooking. Basic mathematics appears in the measurement of ingredients and conversions of cups to pounds or ounces to tablespoons. A stripped-down recipe is nothing more than a ratio. Take a shortbread cookie for example; the ratio is 1 part sugar […]
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics recently hosted a career night and pizza party for undergraduate and graduate students interested in statistics careers.
On Friday October 17th, Loyola held its first Mini-Hackathon. Statistics graduate student, Hunyong Cho, was the winner!
Have you ever wondered about the ideal age to get married? Perhaps you are curious about how many people you have to date before you find “the one.” Interestingly enough, mathematicians think about this problem and have developed a formula that will give a person a chance at happiness, or maybe just a chance at […]