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The Mathematics of Crime and Terrorism Hannah Fry on the...

The Mathematics of Crime and Terrorism

Hannah Fry on the mathematics of crime and terrorism, on which she has co-authored a new paper.

The paper: …

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Numberphile's "Freaky Dot Patterns" video

Saw this neat tweet from Patrick Honner earlier in the week:

Mind-blowing @numberphile video, "Freaky Dot Patterns", featuring Tadashi Tokieda.https://t.co/02KfPNZqEy#math #mathchat #geomchat

— Patrick Honner (@MrHonner) …

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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. 14 palabras más

Science

Triangles have a Magic Highway Triangles have multiple centres,...

Triangles have a Magic Highway

Triangles have multiple centres, and many of them lie on the so-called Euler Line.

Featuring Zvezdelina Stankova.

By: Numberphile.

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Amazing math from mathematicians to share with kids

About two years ago I saw this Numberphile interview with Ed Frenkel:

One of the ideas that Frenkel mentions in the interview is that professional mathematicians haven’t done a good job sharing math with the general public. 1.135 palabras más

Fold and Punch

I’ve been spending a little time over the last week getting ready to run the Family Math nights at my younger son’s school. There are 5 nights – one for each of the grades K-5 (with the grade 4 and 5 night combined for some reason). 335 palabras más

Relations from i to geometry

Saw this video from Numberphile a few weeks ago:

The boys and I had some fun talking through a few of the examples. For instance, we saw that 5 is not a prime in the Gaussian integers because 5 = (2 + i)(2 – i). 200 palabras más