Simon has made it into the #MegaFavNumbers playlist, organized by Cambridge’s James Grime for mathematicians on YouTube. Nearly 250 mathematicians (including StandUpMaths and 3Blue1Brown) have pitched in with videos about … Continue reading #MegaFavNumbers
Simon has invented this card trick using a random field of cards and allowing him to predict nearly the whole path through the field. You can play along as a … Continue reading Random Field Card Trick
In this live session, Simon works a little on his 15s puzzle redo that he started in his previous live session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixkLFYcb0T0 and programs a math/logic puzzle, checking whether the … Continue reading Liva Stream #13. Math Puzzle: Logic.
This is Simon’s remix of a video by James Grime about the same subject on the SingingBanana math channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODtwehGzoLM The Utilities Problem is a problem about connecting three houses … Continue reading Utilities Problem and Euler’s Formula
Pythagorean triples Prime Number Theorem An interesting sequence that correlates with a chessboard game and golden ratio Imperial system of measurements
Here is another interesting puzzle Simon learned from the SingingBanana math channel, about two drugs undergoing testing in the course of two days. The fish drug cured 63 out of … Continue reading Simpson’s Paradox
Answer: yes. Here Simon explains why:
Simon has been studying the differences between a catenary (the curve a free hanging chain makes) and a parabola (the trajectory of a thrown ball), via the SingingBanana math channel. … Continue reading Catenary vs Parabola
Another paper dodecahedron, now a pop-up one! The idea comes from an old video on the SingingBanana math channel.
Simon learned this from the SingingBanana channel: In this video, Simon solves the famous Motorway Problem (or Steiner Problem) naturally, using soapy liquid. The problem is about four towns located … Continue reading Solving the Motorway Problem naturally
Simon shows a very special kind of magic square in which not only the rows, the columns and the diagonals add up to the magic number but also “plus signs”, … Continue reading Special Magic Square
Simon is working out a math problem looking for a nine digit number in which the first two digits firm a number divisible by 2, the first three digits form … Continue reading The Nine Digit Number Problem