7 Questions You Didn't Know Could Be Answered With Math

08/04/2011 10:12 am ET | Updated Oct 04, 2011

Nine out of 10 of you have probably used some variation of the term "I'll never need any of this in the real world" when you were studying math in high school. True, the mechanics of long division and PEMDAS don't seem as important in day to day life as, say, knowing how to change a tire. But according to science, a lot of the problems you face every day can be quantified with a single equation. Like...


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