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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.

Jun 20, 2022

In this episode: 
  • Can you create an order from a numbered menu that is always comprehensible to the server?
  • When someone is behind you as you open a door, what is the polite distance to wait for them? 
  • And, the cards are on the table. 
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