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All the math
NUMB3RS has opened the eyes of many people to the ways math and/or science can be used to solve crimes. This is a list of all the math and science concepts used in the series with links to on-line sources to find more information or sometimes articles written by mathematicians and scientists explaining the concepts used in episodes.


Trading Futures
Trading Futures -- investing in the future production of various commodities
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Trajectory
Trajectory -- the path of an object as it moves through space
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Transposition Cipher
Transposition Cipher -- a classic form of cryptography in which the order of characters is changed to encode information.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Trawler Problem
Trawler Problem -- A pursuit problem where the solution is for the pursuer to double back on the pursued.
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Triangulation
Triangulation -- using trigonometry to determine a fixed point by measuring the angles of two points a known distance apart
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 18 October 2009 )
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Trust Metric
Trust Metric -- Used in psychology to measure trustworthyness of one member to the rest of the group.
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 30 September 2007 )
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Turing Test
Turing Test -- first proposed in 1950 by Alan Turing as a way to measure the intelligence of a machine.
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Ultimatum Game
Ultimatum Game -- a experiment in economics to in which two players divide up a sum of money
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Unexpected Hanging Paradox
Unexpected Hanging Paradox -- A prisoner is surprised to find himself before the hangman even though he thought he had logically figured his sentence could not be carried out.
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Van Eck Phreaking
Van Eck Phreaking -- method of computer hacking using the EM radiation produced by cathode-ray tube monitors to recreate images.
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 05 November 2006 )
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Venn Diagram
Venn Diagram -- sets of overlapping circles showing relationships of data sets.
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 07 December 2008 )
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