Talking to people who use maths in their work. Aiming to encourage further uptake of maths at A-level and beyond. Brought to you by the Further Maths Support Programme. The FMSP supports students and teachers in England with mathematics, and you can find out more at furthermaths.org.uk. Hosts: Peter Rowlett (Nottingham Trent University) and Katie Steckles.


Friday, 13 March 2015

Episode 16: Actuarial science and normal distributions

This week the topic was statistical distributions and actuarial science. We interviewed Richard Harland, who works in risk management for an insurance firm. We talked to him about his work as an actuary, and how he uses statistical distributions like the normal distribution to predict the probability of risky events. Show notes and more episodes via www.furthermaths.org.uk/podcasts

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