Mathematics

Mathematics

Can the Same Net Fold into Two Shapes?

Stand up maths has some origami kind of fun.

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Interesting Mathematics

Millennium Problems: Math’s Million Dollar Bounties

For those not willing to roll the dice that their mathematical discoveries will be important enough to earn one of these large cash rewards, there is good news. There are a number of specific math problems for which there is a cash bounty given to the first person to solve them. The most famous of […]

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Mathematics Research

Researchers Use Group Theory to Speed Up Algorithms — Introduction to Groups

This is the most information-dense introduction to group theory you’ll see on this website. If you’re a computer scientist like me and have always wondered what group theory is useful for and why it even exists and furthermore don’t want to bother spending hours learning the basics, this is the video for you. We cover […]

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Mathematics Statistics

How To Update Your Beliefs Systematically – Bayes’ Theorem

Here’s a great video that explains Bayes’ theorem with examples and implications for life. I didn’t say it explicitly in the video, but in my view the Bayesian trap is interpreting events that happen repeatedly as events that happen inevitably. They may be inevitable OR they may simply be the outcome of a series of […]

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Mathematics

The Fourier Series and Fourier Transform Demystified

Jade from Up and Atom explains the Fourier Series and Fourier Transformations.

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Mathematics

How To Calculate Square Roots In Your Head

Did you know there’s an incredible method to calculate the square root of a perfect square in your head? Amaze your friends with this nerdy superpower.

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Mathematics

The Most Wanted Prime Number

Neil Sloane explains the world’s most wanted Prime Number.

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