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The Relationship Equation – Numberphile

An excellent summary by Numberphile of the Relationship Equation, explained by the lovely Hannah Fry. It’s a way of converting how couples interact with each other into mathematics, and thereby predict whether the couple will stay together in their marriage. All … Continue reading

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Langton’s Ant – Numberphile

I hadn’t heard of Langton’s Ant before, but it’s a fascinating concept, explained by Numberphile. The basic premise behind it is that you have an ant on a blank grid, and if the ant moves off of a light square, the … Continue reading

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Six Dice One-Roll Yahtzee (In Super Slow Motion) – Numberphile

This video by Numberphile amuses me more than it should. It’s all pretty self explanatory concerning what a one-roll Yahtzee is, and as an added bonus, it’s in super slow motion. I like dice, I like rolling dice, I like … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday #19

Throwback Thursday is here once again. To start this week off, we have a mix of the Cornetto trilogy films by Edgar Wright, and it’s rather well done. If you haven’t seen any / all of those films, you’re missing out, … Continue reading

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Cheryl’s Birthday – That Viral Maths Problem

Last week, a mathematics problem posed to Singapore students went viral. It’s been termed “Cheryl’s Birthday”, and the above video by Numberphile explains the problem, and gives the solution. It’s an incredibly clever logic puzzle, which only a few people will be … Continue reading

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Marilyn vos Savant And The Monty Hall Problem

The Monty Hall Problem is a fascinating piece of mathematics and probability. The above video by Numberphile gives a great, in-depth, mathematical explanation of how it works, and they also have a few other videos on the problem. For a … Continue reading

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Pi Day – March 14th

It’s that special time of year again. It’s Pi Day! To celebrate, here are a few interesting bits and pieces related to this day. First up, Alex Bellos, resident mathematician at the Guardian, has two really interesting articles on Pi. … Continue reading

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