Wrong, But Useful
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Mathematical headaches? Problem solved!
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Wrong, but Useful: Episode 80/80
26/06/2020 Duración: 01h22minIn this, the final episode of WBU, @reflectivemaths and I discuss: @samuel_hansen's antiracism post((get well soon, Samuel)). Dave and I both assert that Black Lives Matter and acknowledge that we have a significant amount of work to do to create a just society. In a whiplashinducing change of tone, tooth fairy maths Multiplayer Nim (‘unlucky 10’) The Million Game from @drewfoster Dave seems to have a thing about noughts and crosses The Mathoff is over: thanks, everyone! Now, more than ever, would a decent text book be the answer? The chaos game in a hexagon Social distancing in 3D Via […] The post Wrong, but Useful: Episode 80/80 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful: Episode 79
15/05/2020 Duración: 56minIn this, the penultimate episode of Wrong, But Useful, we’re joined by @karenshancock (who is Karen Hancock in real life). We discuss: A scoring system for an online quiz round. The Big Mathoff What is a surd? Currently reading Ratio by Michael Ruhlman  a cookery book that starts from the principles Some Noughts and Crosses variants https://twitter.com/mburnsmath/status/1248330254281662464 www.marilynburnsmathblog.com/fivetwistsontictactoe/ nrich.maths.org/1199 Core maths festival (via @mathsTechnology/Tom Button) For any given cubic if a line intersects it at three points then the sum of the xcoordinates of these points will be constant. An infinite monkey music bot A fractal Odds and Evenings […] The post Wrong, But Useful: Episode 79 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful: Episode 78
17/04/2020 Duración: 01h03minIn episode 78 of Wrong, But Useful, we're joined by @c0mplexnumber, who is Clarissa Grandi in real life. This month, we discuss: Clarissa's Artful maths books, available via Tarquin  the activity book and the teacher's guide Number of the podcast: $\phi$ (and 3D maths) @anniek_p's #mathartchallenge Aperiodical’s big mathoff is live! Also the stickerbook Rabbits and elephants Superrectangles (via Peter Rowlett): Maths to get you through lockdown COVID19 and Bayes's theorem Supermarket 2m distancing/route planning Richard Guy (103 1/2) and John Conway (82) have died. Casio calculator emulators now free Probability Question from an American Maths challenge (via Peter […] The post Wrong, But Useful: Episode 78 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful: Episode 77
13/03/2020 Duración: 01h22minIn this month's Pi Day Special episode, we're joined by @aap03102, who is Chris Smith in real life. We discuss: Negative primes Surdoku (look in issue $2^5$) Chris's dark past Chalkdust book of the year Book (or writing) ideas (I’m trying to compile a big list of maths things I  or anyone  could write about. If you have such an idea, let me know and I’ll stick it on the list.) Chris's Pi Day antics Katherine Johnson has died, aged 101 A COVID19 lesson plan and dataviz. Distancetime graphs * Edited 20200314: To subscribe to Chris's maths newsletter, […] The post Wrong, But Useful: Episode 77 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, but Useful: Episode 76b
06/03/2020 Duración: 11minWhat's this? Didn't we have a WBU last week? We did indeed. Only we cut out a section of our conversation with @dr_teeluck about APR to keep the episode length (somewhat) reasonable. Here it is as a special bonus episode for your enjoyment. The post Wrong, but Useful: Episode 76b appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful: Episode 76
28/02/2020 Duración: 01h15minIn this episode of Wrong, But Useful, we’re joined by @dr_teeluck, who is Dr Vijay Teeluck in real life. We discuss: sunrise (posts by @colinthemathmo and by me got the same answer, someone else disagrees, nice thing to explore) favourite numbers a lovely post by @samhartburn about tetrahedra fitting through each other bridges (why are the bricks not parallel with the road?) The R0 value of the coronavirus Internet once again astonished that multiplication commutes Perfect espresso formula In communicate the bloody thing properly news: $123$ thread here “Ten times greater” “Ten times smaller” Zero point seventyfive per cent via […] The post Wrong, But Useful: Episode 76 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, but Useful: Episode 75
17/01/2020 Duración: 01h14minIn episode 75 of Wrong, but Useful, we talk with @astrastefania, who is Stefania Delprete in real life. We discuss: Dreams about Maths and doing Maths in lucid dreams Goodreads maths reading challenge Newsletters I like: Stuff Evelyn Wants You To Read by @evelynjlamb and and Fair Warning by @SophieWarnes Is a parallelogram a trapezium? (via @cshearer41) via @jamesgrime: The bullseye illusion RI Christmas lectures with @fryrsquared How do you describe Confidence Intervals? How damaging is to say “I’m 95% sure that mu is between ‘here’ and ‘here’ “? We reference The Maths of Life and Death. via @MrShepherd Maths […] The post Wrong, but Useful: Episode 75 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful, Episode 74
06/12/2019 Duración: 21minIt’s time for the @BigMathsJam Wrong, But Useful! @stecks (Katie Steckles): Brouwer’s Fixed Point Theorem: “they said it’s a theorem, so I’ve got to believe it.” Mentions @jamesgrime. @christianp (Christian LawsonPerfect): ordering cards to generate a fractal sequence. @peterrowlett (Peter Rowlett): transforming numbers problems into graphs. Mentions @alexcorner and @wtgowers. The puzzle is stated here and the discussion thread is here. @dragon_dodo (Dominika Vasilkova): the Weierstrass function @scroggs (Matthew Scroggs): @oddsandevens’s fractional origami. Yuen Ng: Miscancelling fractions @pecnut (Adam Townsend): @astrastefania’s redesign of the the musical stave. @smokeyfurby and his handler (Belgin) enjoyed @samhartburn’s cake, based on @becky_k_warren’s Big MathOff […] The post Wrong, But Useful, Episode 74 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful, Episode 73
08/11/2019 Duración: 01h04minIn this month's episode of Wrong, But Useful, we talk to @AJMagicMessage, who is Andrew Jeffrey in real life, and one of the driving forces behind Maths Week England, which in 2019 is November 11th to 15th. Apologies for a few issues with feedback in this episode. Dave takes full responsibility. We discuss: Number of the Podcast: 1089 How to get involved in Maths Week England Game Theory (especially isomorphic games) and ncase.me/trust (via @LorHRL Hannah) Reading: @benorlin’s Math[s] with Bad Drawings and @robeastaway’s Maths on the Back of an Envelope. Via @robeastaway: further thoughts on rounding Via @peterrowlett: problemsolving […] The post Wrong, But Useful, Episode 73 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.

Wrong, But Useful: Episode 72
25/10/2019 Duración: 01h24minIn this month's podcast, we're joined by @CoreMathsCat, who is Catherine van Sarloos in real life. We discuss: Number of the Podcast: 179 (balloons) Maths Week England is midNovember (1116th). Catherine is involved in running a contest for it! Via Peter Rowlett: Women’s names Via Adam Atkinson: rounding up or rounding away from zero or rounding to even? Reading books: we're all getting our teeth into Rob Eastaway's Maths On The Back Of An Envelope and Kit Yates's Maths Of Life And Death. Cat is also reading Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez. The Pink Tax How much does nursery […] The post Wrong, But Useful: Episode 72 appeared first on Flying Colours Maths.