**Maths in Everyday Life**

## The Mathematician Who Ended a War: Alan Turing’s Enigma Breakthrough

Did you know that a man used cryptographic mathematics to help end Second World War (WWII)?

## Sustainable Design: Islamic Geometric Patterns

Did you know that geometric patterns are a defining characteristic of Islamic art and architecture, gracing mosques, palaces, decorative art, and even furniture?

## Mastering the Maths: The Secret to Beating Blackjack

Did you know that the gambling industry is built on rudimentary mathematics?

## Kenneth Arrow’s Impossibility Theorem in Social Choice Theory

Did you know that maths has the power to make voting and democracy fairer?

## Snowflakes and the Art of Mathematical Repetition

Did you know that maths is behind the beauty of snowflakes?

## Blaise Pascal and the World’s First Mechanical Calculator

Did you know that the mechanical calculator was invented by a 17^{th} century French philosopher?

## Dancefloor Equations: Fourier’s Mathematical Echo in Electronic Music

Did you know that any sound can be analysed by a 19^{th} century equation?