Two CWRU mathematicians muse about why the Democrats may have trouble picking a 2020 presidential candidate

Alexander Strang, a PhD candidate in mathematics, and Dr. Peter Thomas, professor of mathematics, wrote about how math can provide insight into how the race for the Democratic nominee for president could play out. Check out the full article here.  The interview is also available as a podcast through npr. To find the podcast, scroll down to:

  1. June 30, 2019
  2. Living Lab Radio: June 30, 2019
  3. “With 24 candidates, there are 620 billion trillion possible rankings. When there are many candidates, there are many more ways for people to disagree than to agree.” -Alexander Strang


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