Inspired by Math!

Leila Schneps & Coralie Colmez - Inspired by Math #26

March 24, 2013 Sol Lederman
Inspired by Math!
Leila Schneps & Coralie Colmez - Inspired by Math #26
Show Notes
I interview the mother-daughter team who authored "Math on Trial: How Numbers Get Used and Abused in the Courtroom." We talk about inspiration for writing the book, flaws in mathematical thinking, how justice is derailed by bad math in the courtroom, a number of examples of cases from the book, and more.