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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.

May 22, 2023

In this episode...
🎧 How do you stop the wires on headphones from twisting?
🏊🏽‍♀️ If the Earth was a smooth sphere, how much water would sit on it's surface?
🛎 Get ready for some dings!
💼 And the business briefcase is open.
If you'd like to find out exactly why our pockets twist up our wires, follow this link:
For more on the spontaneous knotting of an agitated string, look no further:
To really comprehend the over under technique you have to see it, and even then it's tricky. You can attempt to find out how to do that, here:
The Merch Competition is ongoing, so send in your sizes for those T-Shirts! And phone it in if you want THE HAT! Put your down preferences HERE:
If you'd like to find out which Muppet you are, you can speed ahead of Matt and Bec and find that out here:
As always send your problems and solutions to our website:
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