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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 3, 2023

In THIS episode...

πŸ”² Is it possible to make a magic square of magic squares where each cell is the magic constant of another magic square?

πŸ“œ Bec becomes a document detective!

🚨 It's a New York Alert

πŸ’Ό What's in the briefcase today?

❓AND a big muppet reveal.

You can find the Magic Square of Magic Squares here (It's the second one on the page):

Here's the original Numperphile video 'Magic Squares of Squares (are PROBABLY impossible)': 

The Firehose Specifications Document can be viewed here (It can't be real, right?): 

Now you know, which muppets Bec and Matt are - tell us, which Muppet are YOU?

And send in your CONEY ISLAND related problems to the Problem Posing Page:, or on social media @aproblemsquared.

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