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The Mathematics of Love

Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation

By Hannah Fry
16-minute read
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The Mathematics of Love: Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation by Hannah Fry

Love is full of patterns – from the number of sexual partners we have to the way we select potential mates from dating websites. In The Mathematics of Love (2015), Hannah Fry sheds some light on these patterns and teaches you how to calculate your chances of finding The One, make a mathematical argument to justify approaching someone in a bar, and to use a mathematical trick to plan your wedding.

  • Anyone interested in how mathematics can help them in the dating world
  • Romantics looking for The One

Dr. Hannah Fry is a mathematics lecturer at University College London’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. She specializes in using mathematical models to study patterns in human behavior, from riots to shopping. Fry appears regularly on TV and radio in the United Kingdom.


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