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The Math Club

Dec 14, 2022

In this episode, Noah comes to Pete for some help with a really big paint job.  After Pete explains just how big (and impossible) the job really is, they have a conversation about surfaces of revolution, and the seeming paradox of Gabriel's Horn.  

Nov 30, 2022

Season's Greetings, Math Club!  With the holidays on the horizon, a famous song leads Pete and Noah to talk about strategies for adding up long sequences of numbers.  Come join the fun, and learn how a young Carl Gauss may (or may not) have done it.  And if you're up for a challenge, we even "sum it up" with a special...

Nov 16, 2022

In our last episode, Pete explained to Noah that imaginary numbers aren't so imaginary after all. This time around, he shows Noah how all the other numbers kinda are. So, if you thought there was something less than real about the square root of negative one, wait 'til you hear about the square root of positive two!...

Nov 2, 2022

Oct 19, 2022

In this episode, Noah's having trouble with an old game from his childhood until Pete saves the day by tackling the twisty turns of topology. From donuts to coffee cups, and spheres to tori (or, as Noah calls them: toruses), come explore the interesting world of continuous deformations.  It's time to get into shape!