# Math

This one stumped me. Can you figure it out? #shorts Source https://matchstickpuzzles.blogspot.com/2021/05/635-one-is-not-equal-to-six.html Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you purchase through these links, I may be compensated for purchases made on Amazon. As an Amazon Associate I
They say “You should be able to solve this,” but the internet can’t agree on the answer! What do you think? #shorts MindYourDecisions poll results https://www.youtube.com/post/Ugzv_XryKGRUCCNDluN4AaABCQ The Moscow Puzzles (problem 37) by Boris A. Kordemsky, edited by Martin Gardner http://www.math.cmu.edu/~bkell/21110-2010s/algebra-puzzles.pdf https://www.doverpublications.com/mathsci/0718/d/270785_Easy_Answers.pdf Related memes https://www.physicsforums.com/threads/math-puzzle.477209/ https://knowyourmeme.com/forums/just-for-fun/topics/14038-you-really-should-be-able-to-solve-this Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 If you buy from the links below I
Happy Pi Day! Sato Moshun and Leonardo da Vinci independently devised an incredible visualization to find the formula for a circle’s area. #Shorts (Apologies there was no early access on Patreon–I finished making the video just in time for Pi Day). Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Area_of_a_circle#Rearrangement_proof Cut The Knot area of a circle https://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/Geometry/AreaOfCircle.shtml Area of a circle,
This illusion has fooled millions around the world. Here is a mathematical explanation of why it works. #shorts Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you purchase through these links, I may be compensated for purchases made on
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Thanks to Arber for the suggestion! If AB = AC = AD and BAC = 50 degrees, what is the measure of BDC? This is a nice geometry problem! #Shorts Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you
Continuing to talk Infinitesimals, this time with Dr James Grime. See last week’s video: https://youtu.be/BBp0bEczCNg More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Dividing by Zero: https://youtu.be/BRRolKTlF6Q James Grime: http://singingbanana.com Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/numberphile NUMBERPHILE Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile Numberphile tweets: https://twitter.com/numberphile Subscribe: http://bit.ly/Numberphile_Sub Numberphile is supported by the Mathematical Sciences
This is one of the top posts on Reddit’s Homework Help. #shorts [Grade 9 Math: Puzzle Involving Toothpicks] from HomeworkHelp Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you purchase through these links, I may be compensated for purchases
High school geometry is the only super power you need to solve this puzzle! Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for animation software tutorials on YouTube to learn how
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(*) Among current mathematicians, many people regard Professor Terence Tao as the world’s finest… Opinions on such things vary, of course. Professor Tao kindly fielded some of our questions, including many submitted by Numberphile viewers. EXTRA FOOTAGE: https://youtu.be/48Hr3CT5Tpk (and more extras to come) The Legend of Question Six: https://youtu.be/Y30VF3cSIYQ Professor Tao’s blog: https://terrytao.wordpress.com/ Numberphile is
Complex patterns seen in nature can be generated from relatively simple equations and a golden angle. Song credits Song: Sunflower (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) Artist: Post Malone, Swae Lee Album: Sunflower References https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibonacci_number#Nature https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fermat%27s_spiral Fan Wen, CC-BY-SA-4.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Helianthus_annuus_-_flower_view_01.jpg Sunflower Javascript code https://www.codeproject.com/Articles/1221341/The-Vogel-Spiral-Phenomenon Sunflower Desmos https://www.desmos.com/calculator/vgh92uz9kl
If you ever need to practically convert temperature from weather reports, this is a neat little trick. Just memorize a few values and you can easily convert. I saw this trick in a Lifehacker article. #shorts References https://lifehacker.com/how-to-convert-celsius-to-fahrenheit-without-doing-any-1848777530 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fahrenheit#/media/File:Thermometer_CF.svg Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not
A card trick which involves some little fibs. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ Extra footage at: https://youtu.be/cw63McIDWj8 ‘Mathemagician’ Colm Mulcahy is Professor of Mathematics at Spelman College. Colm: http://cardcolm.org More cards and suffering videos: http://bit.ly/Cards_Shuffling Support us on Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/numberphile NUMBERPHILE Website: http://www.numberphile.com/ Numberphile on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/numberphile Numberphile tweets: https://twitter.com/numberphile Subscribe:
This is a visual way to understand Brahmagupta’s quadratic formula. #Shorts Song Credits Song: Kajra Re Singers: Alisha Chinai, Shankar Mahadevan, Javed Ali Music: Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Lyrics: Gulzar Lucas Vieira animation https://1ucasvb.tumblr.com/post/42739093986/completing-the-square https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Completing_the_square.gif Cornell Mathematics professor David W. Henderson: Geometric Solutions of Quadratic and Cubic Equations. https://pi.math.cornell.edu/~dwh/papers/geomsolu/geomsolu.html But Why? Intuitive Mathematics (Archived) https://web.archive.org/web/20160821053459/https://sites.google.com/site/butwhymath/algebra/the-quadratic-formula MindYourDecisions posts The
The slide method of multiplication is a groovy way to multiply numbers 😉 #shorts Song credits Song: Electric Boogie Artist: Marcia Griffiths A longer video: https://youtu.be/iZG25uBwU7M Article https://towardsdatascience.com/four-multiplication-methods-you-might-not-have-learned-in-school-fac2211a24b7 Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas!
The secret to pizza’s name origin is mathematics, or so the legend goes… #Shorts Images https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pizza_Tikka.JPG#filelinks https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Volume_of_a_pizza.svg Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you buy from the links below I may receive a commission for sales. (As
People often choose the dealer in poker by “dealing to the first ace.” Is this a mathematically fair system? It is not! The video illustrates how the system favors early people being dealt cards. Calculating the theoretical expected values: http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/2010/10/26/choosing-the-dealer-in-poker-is-dealing-to-the-first-ace-a-fair-system/ If you like my videos, you can support me at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Connect on social
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The 17th annual Brazilian Olympiad featured an incredibly tricky logic puzzle that went viral on social media. Thanks to Guilherme who suggested and translated the problem from Portuguese to English! Pinocchio problem discussions https://ultimosegundo-ig-com-br.translate.goog/brasil/2022-06-08/questao-obmep-pinoquio-viraliza-personagem-mentiu.html?_x_tr_sl=auto&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en-US&_x_tr_pto=wapp Students make memes involving Pinocchio and leak reactions A question about Pinocchio. What is your opinion about alternative C? from askphilosophy
Three squares are formed on the three sides of an equilateral triangle. Each square has a side length equal to 1. What is the radius of the circle that circumscribes the squares? Thanks to Royce for the suggestion! This comes from the 2021 Colin Doyle Mathematics Competition in Australia. Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by
Thanks to Juanci for the suggestion! Also thanks to everyone who shared a solution on Twitter. A special thanks to LuisAndrRomero2 who provided the first detailed solution. Special thanks this month to: Michael Anvari, Kyle. Thanks to all supporters on Patreon! http://www.patreon.com/mindyourdecisions Who can solve this one? I'm working on a video for it and
If you’ve been watching, you should be able to solve this one! Solutions on the web https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/1984_AIME_Problems/Problem_3 https://web2.0calc.com/questions/another-one-of-my-triangle-questions http://jwilson.coe.uga.edu/MATH7200/ProblemSet4.3.htmlSubscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for animation software tutorials on
Thanks to Moaaz for the suggestion! Can you solve this challenging geometry problem? 0:00 Problem 0:55 Solution 1 3:09 Solution 2 Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address at end of many videos). I may not reply but I do consider all ideas! If you purchase through these links, I may be compensated for
Thanks to Francisco from Portugal for the suggestion! They say Euler asked this tricky algebra problem to his students. Reference Euler’s Riddle Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address in video). I consider all ideas though can’t always reply! Like many YouTubers I use popular software to prepare my videos. You can search for
Check out Brilliant (and get 20% off their premium service): https://brilliant.org/numberphile (sponsor) More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ This video features Dr James Grime – http://singingbanana.com Catch James in a recent Objectivity video with Brady: https://youtu.be/B4gzt8v401Q More James Grime videos on Numberphile: http://bit.ly/grimevideos More videos on Perfect Numbers: http://bit.ly/PerfectNumbers Triperfect T-Shirt… US:
What is the distance between towns A and B? Learn how to solve this mysterious problem–a similar problem was a question to quality for the US Math Olympiad! Sources Qbyte Nick’s mathematical puzzle, number 75 http://www.qbyte.org/puzzles/p075s.html AoPS 2017 AMC 10A, problem 9 (US Olympiad qualifying test) https://artofproblemsolving.com/wiki/index.php/2017_AMC_10A_Problems/Problem_9 Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindYourDecisions?sub_confirmation=1 Send me suggestions by email (address
What is the fewest number of moves which can solve any Rubik’s Cube? It’s God’s Number. More links & stuff in full description below ↓↓↓ See our full series of Rubik’s Cube videos at: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLt5AfwLFPxWJNAdHv8TUCOmj7iKqyHZeg This video features Matt Parker, James Grime and Katie Steckles. More about Matt’s record attempt and those solving helpers at