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# Math Is In The Air April 2017 Column

By on 06/05/2017

Hello again by Math Is In The Air. This is our review of posts written in April 2017. Before them, just a brief introduction for thos who don’t know us.

Math Is In The Air (MIITA) is an italian project started at the beginning of 2015 as a blog on Applied Mathematics. It had just a few collaborators and a bunch of posts. The italian website, at the moment, has 20 collaborators and more than 130 published posts on advanced applied Mathematics. At the beginning of 2016 we started our english blog and we are trying to expand it.

In this column we would like to present the posts we published in February 2017 in the italian blog. I will try to give you an idea of the content and I will redirect to the original post. Are you ready?

#### 1) 02/04/2017: How to relate Statistics and Smartphoneby Cecilia Natalini

The original name of the post is “Come relazionare Statistica e Smartphone – IL TEST D’IPOTESI“.

This post is about the relationship between Statistics and smartphones’ battery lives.

#### 2) 09/03/2017: Maximum and Minimum problemsby Francesco Bonesi

The original name of the post is “Problemi di massimo e di minimo: ho fatto 2 metri quadri e mezzo, lascio?“.

This is a post on maximizing/minimizing quantities with constraints using calculus techniques.

#### 3) 18/04/2017: We already are in Matrixby Domenico Brunetto

The original name of the post is “Siamo già in Matrix: come un matematico vede la rete“.

This post explains how a mathematician sees the net and its meaning in the spread of social networks. Very nice!

#### 4) 23/04/2017: A date with infinityby Pierandrea Vergallo

The original name of the post is “Appuntamenti con l’infinito: Riempire l’infinito“.

In this date Pierandrea explains us how some infinite sets have strange and unobvious properties. A very interesting post.

#### 5) 30/04/2017: MAThouse – The art of semplificationby Andrea Capozio

The original name of the post is “MATEcomio – L’arte della semplificazione“.

This post is a collection of jokes about mathematics and incredible semplifications. Just to have fun!