## The Ladder Problem

Simon saw this thumbnail (by the channel Mind Your Decisions) among the YouTube recommended videos and sat down to solve it, without watching the video, so that he doesn’t see … Continue reading The Ladder Problem

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# Tag: circle

## The Ladder Problem

## Circle passing through a smaller square

## Simon’s Spirograph

## Calculating Pi by weighing circle and square

Simon saw this thumbnail (by the channel Mind Your Decisions) among the YouTube recommended videos and sat down to solve it, without watching the video, so that he doesn’t see … Continue reading The Ladder Problem

Simon made a remix of the Numberphile video called “Round Peg in a Square Hole” (by Tadashi Tokieda) and worked out the albraic formula behind the trick.

Simon saw a way to draw epitrochoids (gear rolling outside another gear) and hypotrochoids (gear rolling inside another gear) on VSauce: two equal circles rolling around each other form a … Continue reading Simon’s Spirograph

This experiment has been inspired by Matt Parker and his Stand Up Math channel. As one of our Pi day activities, Simon attempted to calculate Pi by weighing a circle. … Continue reading Calculating Pi by weighing circle and square