How long is my toilet roll? – a simple exercise in mathematical modellingArticle by Peter R. JohnstonIn collections: Attention-grabbing titles, Easily explained, The act of doing maths, ModellingThe simple question of how much paper is left on my toilet roll is studied from a mathematical modelling perspective. As is typical with applied mathematics, models of increasing complexity are introduced and solved. Solutions produced...URL: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0020739X.2013.790502?journalCode=tmes20Entry: https://read.somethingorotherwhatever.com/entry/HowLongIsMyToiletRoll
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