# Question: outcome can i explain in broad terms how mathematics...

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*Outcome - **Can I explain, in broad terms, how mathematics might be applied to contexts outside the discipline of Mathematics*

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1. How big of a problem is garbage in Australia? Can mathematics help? E.g. you might have a go at estimating the volume of garbage thrown out by Australians over the course of one year.

(I checked and from 2016-2017, Australia generated 67 million tonnes of garbage)