Need help in selecting a tree for your holiday in the UK? Here's a formula developed by Dr Gordon Hunter to aid in that seasonal decision making.
Take one perplexed shopper, add a veritable forest of festive foliage, multiply by some mathematical ingenuity and what have you got? The perfect family Christmas tree.
A mathematics expert, from Kingston University London, has come to the rescue of householders up and down the land who find themselves stumped when it comes to the annual trek to buy the family Christmas tree.
Dr Gordon Hunter, who is based in the University's Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing, has created a 'Christmas decision tree', based on the scientific method more commonly used to help solve business and personal problems.