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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.

Jul 18, 2022

In this episode...
* Can you guess 5 unique words with unique letters in Wordle?
* How do you get out of your head and into the scene in improv?
* And any other Cheesness.
Here's the dictionary text file Matt started with for his problem. It contains 370,000 words:
A huge thank you to everyone who helped with Bec's dinglett.
Alex Holland at the Free Association - this is where Bec did her improv course, and you can find details about that here:
David Reed, his play Guy Fawkes will be showing at the York Theatre from October:
Also to Rachel Pariss, you can find her on 'The Latenight Mash' with Nish Kumar or here on Twitter:
And the brilliant Josie Lawrence. You can find more about her on twitter too:
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