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The Seven Hat Problem and Error Correcting Codes

by Steve Blumsack
The Seven Hat Problem and Error Correcting Codes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 735 views
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The power of mathematical notation and reasoning is exploited to relate a famous recreational mathematics problem (hat problem) with an important method for sending and receiving messages that have a small percentage of errors (Hamming codes). The pr....

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00:06:00

Algebra

by Harry Kroto
Algebra
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1396 views
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How simple algebra can be used to investigate cubes and other polyhedra up to icosahedra.

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00:03:00

Numbers HK

by Harry Kroto
Numbers HK
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1128 views
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Harry gives an introduction to the difficulty of writing large numbers in Roman Numerals

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00:06:00

Algebra with Chinese subtitles

by Harry Kroto
Algebra with Chinese subtitles
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1548 views
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How simple algebra can be used to investigate cubes and other polyhedra up to icosahedra.

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00:05:00

Square Roots 2

by Colin Byfleet
Square Roots 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 4432 views
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A better way to extract square roots, with rapid convergence

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00:07:00

Square Roots 1

by Colin Byfleet
Square Roots 1
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 3512 views
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A pen and pencil method of extracting square roots

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00:11:00

All numbers are not equal

by Colin Byfleet
All numbers are not equal
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1368 views
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An introduction to the various types of numbers which are recognised as important.

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00:12:00

Fractions 2

by Colin Byfleet
Fractions 2
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1344 views
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An approach to adding and subtracting fractions, using an understanding of the processes involved.

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00:21:00

Fractions 1

by Colin Byfleet
Fractions 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1690 views
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How can we represent fractions in the simplest way?   Equivalence of decimal and common fractions.

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00:16:00

Fractions 3

by Colin Byfleet
Fractions 3
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1315 views
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Mutiplying and dividing fractions: a systematic approach to this perennial problem.

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00:15:00

Percentages

by Colin Byfleet
Percentages
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1371 views
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Making life easy when using percentages. A sometimes fraught topic looked at differently.

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00:10:00

Simple and Compound Interest

by Colin Byfleet
Simple and Compound Interest
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 2663 views
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Be wary of high interest rates! An introduction to how loans grow.

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