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Byfleet fractions 3 00:16:00

Fractions 3

by Colin Byfleet
Fractions 3
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 952 views
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Mutiplying and dividing fractions: a systematic approach to this perennial problem.

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Geogebra

by Geogebra
Geogebra
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 777 views
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GeoGebra is dynamic mathematics software for all levels of education that joins arithmetic, geometry, algebra and calculus. It offers multiple representations of objects in its graphics, algebra, and spreadsheet views that are all dynamically linked.....

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Henry Briggs’ 400 years of geometry at Gresham College

by Robin Wilson
Henry Briggs’ 400 years of geometry at Gresham College
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 6 years ago | 842 views
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Henry Briggs was the first Gresham Professor of Geometry. In this lecture he describes the College's early days, and surveys the history of the Geometry Chair over the succeeding 400 years.

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Information theory meets writing

by David MacKay
Information theory meets writing
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 688 views
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Professor MacKay talks about Dasher, and other communication systems designed using information theory; especially communication systems aimed at disabled people.

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Logarithms 00:25:00

Logarithms

by Colin Byfleet
Logarithms
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 997 views
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'The amazing Mr Briggs' or 'Where do Logarithms come from?'

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RS Green 01:03:00

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 | 4 years ago | 771 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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Taylor 2 00:09:00

Making Irrational Numbers Visible

by Keith Taylor
Making Irrational Numbers Visible
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 767 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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Stewart 01:03:00

Mathematical curiosities and treasures.

by Ian Stewart
Mathematical curiosities and treasures.
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 627 views
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Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities, a surprise Christmas bestseller, is now accompanied by his Hoard of Mathematical Treasures. Both books are mathematical miscellanies for the general public, ranging from one-liners to mini-essa....

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Murray 01:06:00

Mathematics in the real world: From brain tumours to saving marriages

by James Murray
Mathematics in the real world: From brain tumours to saving marriages
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 843 views
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Practical mathematical models are becoming an accepted part of most medical and scientific disciplines. A few of the more unlikely applications are justifying intertribal warfare, the benefits of cannibalism, how the leopard gets its spots and demons....

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Numbers HK

by Harry Kroto
Numbers HK
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 831 views
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Harry gives an introduction to the difficulty of writing large numbers in Roman Numerals

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Percentages

by Colin Byfleet
Percentages
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1007 views
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Making life easy when using percentages. A sometimes fraught topic looked at differently.

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Queueing theory

by Bill Hammack
Queueing theory
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 6 years ago | 3574 views
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Bill introduces queueing theory and uses it to design the most efficient check out line

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