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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.

Apr 11, 2022

In this episode...
* Why are aspect ratios so whack? 
* How many phone numbers actually exist? 
* Wheels or Doors: Revisited. 
* And, closure on A Pudding Squared.
A big thank you to Tom Salinsky for helping with this week's problem.
You can find more from him on Twitter: and his podcast, Best Pick Pod, here:
If you want to see Matt, Bec AND Lucie at the belated and brilliant Nine Carols variety show on the 16th and 17th of April, you can book tickets here: 
You can check on tickets for Matt's shows here: (Disclaimer: The 21st of April may, definitely be sold out.) 
Bec's NEW BOOK Horror Heights: Now LiveScreaming is available for pre-order here: 
This is Dexter and Ivy's incredible A Pudding Squared answer, here on YouTube:
Don't forget too send in your Blue Dot Festival problems to us on the site below - we might just do it live!
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