How Math Predicts the Coronavirus Curve

How Math Predicts the Coronavirus Curve
1: How Math Predicts the Coronavirus Curve

Professor David Kung introduces you to the way math can be used to predict the future. Starting with a simple model of change and then pulling in actual data from the coronavirus outbreak, he displays how to apply an exponential growth model—and how to account for real-world factors—to determine the likely rate of growth and number of potential cases, demonstrating how taking action quickly can be vital for saving lives.

16 min