Living By Numbers

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198C0119980827

Fisher Dilke enters the murky world of maths.

In the first of four programmes, he finds that, when you hit rock bottom, the only way to go is up, and reveals how this can make a nonsense of league tables.

198C0219980903

Fisher Dilke enters the murky world of maths.

In the second of four programmes, he finds that size is not everything and that even the animal kingdom is governed by numbers.

198C0319980910

A look at the murky world of maths.

In this edition, Fisher Dilke finds out that the key to financial success is spreading your risks - but can you ever eliminate them?

198C0419980917

A look at the murky world of maths.

In this edition, Fisher Dilke takes a look at mathematical codes with their roots in the world of espionage and finds out how they are now underpinning the digital revolution.

199B0119990617

The programme that looks into the curious ways mathematics pops up in our lives.

This week, Fisher Dilke cracks some secret codes.

199B0219990624

The programme that looks into the curious ways mathematics pops up in our lives.

Fisher Dilke explores the theory of games and why it pays to get on with your rivals.

199B0319990701

The programme that looks into the curious ways mathematics pops up in our lives.

A new mathematical theory about personal contacts reveals that a few well-connected individuals can make the world seem a smaller place.

Fisher Dilke investigates.

199B0419990708

The programme that looks into the curious ways mathematics pops up in our lives.

In the last of the present series, Fisher Dilke investigates how modern maths affects us all.