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#### Simple and Compound Interest

by Colin Byfleet
Simple and Compound Interest
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 2042 views
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Be wary of high interest rates! An introduction to how loans grow.

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00:13:00

#### Singapore International Mathematics Challenge 2012

by Chin Kah Wuy
Singapore International Mathematics Challenge 2012
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1676 views
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We joined SIMC 2012 and won the commendation award. In this presentation, we showed our original theories that we had solved with mathematics problems. We also told what we had learned through the competition. It was not only about the problems....

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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 | 9 years ago | 2942 views
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A pen and pencil method of extracting square roots

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#### Square Roots 2

by Colin Byfleet
Square Roots 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 3700 views
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A better way to extract square roots, with rapid convergence

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01:09:00

#### The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings

by Andrew Strominger
The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 765 views
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The visible universe has edges, known as event horizons, which surround a black hole or a region of space speeding away faster than light.  Event horizons are governed by a strikingly simple set of quantum laws which imply that black holes are at on....

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#### The Magical Story

by Keith Taylor
The Magical Story
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 911 views
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A story about a genie, a monkey, an ape and an infinite number of coconuts. Who gets the coconuts?

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00:53:00

#### The Man Who Loved Only Numbers – Paul Erdös

by Paul Hoffman
The Man Who Loved Only Numbers – Paul Erdös
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 2764 views
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An introduction to the life and style of the amazing Paul Erdös.  Paul Hoffman describes the life of Erdös in an intimate and entertaining glimpse into the global world of mathematics. Erdös was unusual not only intellectually but also in the way....

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00:45:00

#### The Mathematics of Web science.

by Jennifer Chayes
The Mathematics of Web science.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 629 views
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The Web and associated technological and social networks provide both mathematical challenges and opportunities. How do we model the evolution of these networks taking into account both observed features and incentives?

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01:00:00

#### The secret mathematicians

by Marcus du Sautoy
The secret mathematicians
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 905 views
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Artists are constantly on the hunt for interesting new structures to frame their creative process. From composers to painters, writers to choreographers, the mathematician's palette of shapes, patterns and numbers has proved a powerful inspiration.

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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 | 8 years ago | 604 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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01:10:00

#### The Story of e

by Robin Wilson
The Story of e
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 603 views
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What do we mean by exponential growth? how quickly does your bank balance grow? how quickly does a cup of tea cool, or radium decay? what shape is a washing line? and what is the link with Gresham College?

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#### The Story of pi

by Robin Wilson
The Story of pi
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 610 views
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The 'circle number' pi has fascinated people for thousands of years. Who first called it pi? who had it engraved on their tombstone? who tried to pass a law declaring it to be 3.2? how can we find pi by tossing needles? and can one square the circle?

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