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A Problem Squared

Matt Parker (comedian and mathematician) and Bec Hill (comedian and not mathematician) have problems. They also have solutions. Not always in the correct ratio.

Mar 14, 2022

Happy Pi Day 2022! 

In this episode...

* Which edible products have protected names?

* How much tax paid by a civil servant would pass into their own salary?

* And of course. We have AOB-B-B-b-b-b.... 

To watch a crack team of 30 calculate 11 digits of Pi by hand, head over to Stand-up Maths on YouTube.  

If you want a qualification of your own, why not take the Food Standards Agency Food Labelling e-course here, or if you'd rather do something else instead, just ask Bec for the source elements. 

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