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What is 0 to the power of 0?

It may seem obvious to you, but when you take a closer look, it’s actually more difficult than you think. 208 palabras más


Using Numberphile's "Pancake Number" video with kids

Numberphile put out a great video on the so-called “pancake number” – see the 3rd video below. I watched it when it came out and thought it would be a fun project for the kids to explore. 235 palabras más

Keith Numbers (Part 1)

The other day, I came across the Numberphile video about “Keith Numbers“.  I’m not sure why, but Keith Numbers immediately intrigued me.  They were easy to understand, but they were… 498 palabras más

Keith Number

Surreal Numbers

Surreal numbers were first invented by John Horton Conway in 1969, but was introduced to the public in 1974 by Donald Knuth through his book ‘ 245 palabras más


MATHS BITE: The Kolakoski Sequence

The Kolakoski sequence is an infinite sequence of symbols {1,2} that is its own “run-length encoding“. It is named after mathematician Willian Kolakoski… 81 palabras más


Animation and Mathematics (ft Simpsons and Numberphile)

Happy Thursday!

This week at the cinema I want to present a few videos on the relationship between animation and mathematics.  

Here is a link to the three Video Essays we’re presenting tonight: 182 palabras más

Thursday Night At The Cinema