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Looking for patterns in the prime numbers

by Ben Green
Looking for patterns in the prime numbers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1020 views
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The prime numbers 2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17... are those whole numbers with no factors, numbers that divide evenly into larger numbers, other than themselves and 1. They are the building blocks of arithmetic and have fascinated mathematicians for millen....

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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 | 6 years ago | 1009 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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00:17:00

Complex Quantum Systems and Number Theory

by Jonathan Keating
Complex Quantum Systems and Number Theory
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1093 views
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The last few years have seen the emergence of remarkable connections between fluctuation statistics in complex quantum systems and some long-standing and important problems in number theory, such as the distribution of the primes. They are still myst....

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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 | 10 years ago | 3453 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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00:09:00

Making Irrational Numbers Visible

by Keith Taylor
Making Irrational Numbers Visible
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1017 views
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A novel way of showing how root 2 can shown to be irrational, using a paper triangle.

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00:07:00

The Magical Story

by Keith Taylor
The Magical Story
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1106 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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00:05:00

Square Roots 2

by Colin Byfleet
Square Roots 2
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 4374 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 | 3447 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 | 1334 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 | 1316 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 | 1664 views
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How can we represent fractions in the simplest way?   Equivalence of decimal and common fractions.

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00:15:00

Percentages

by Colin Byfleet
Percentages
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 11 years ago | 1342 views
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Making life easy when using percentages. A sometimes fraught topic looked at differently.

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