Using Crochet To Explain The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Basic Reproduction Number aka ‘R Number’
In epidemiology, the basic reproduction number, or basic reproductive number, denoted, of an infection can be thought of as the expected number of cases directly generated by one case in a population where all individuals are susceptible to infection.
In this video, Kathrine Frey Frøslie aka Statistrikk The Knitting Statistician, cleverly uses crochet to demonstrate the concept visually:
I encourage you to watch until then end when the numbers absolutely explode in yarn. Fascinating and scary. Please – wear a mask, wash your hands, socially distance or stay home if you can.
Source web site: statistrikk.no