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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.

Dec 18, 2023

In this episode…

🏺 What is the biggest roman numeral word?

🎲 How do I get my friends to play D&D? 

🪵 A Christmas Stumpdate!

💼 And the business briefcase is OPEN.

If you need some extra listening over the next few weeks, have a listen to Bec on Dan Schreiber’s podcast ‘We Can Be Weirdos’ you can find...

Dec 4, 2023

On this episode…

🍫 Can you prevent hot chocolate from clumping?

🖊 When is a vowel a vowel? 

👾 We have some Discord news! 

💼 And a small amount of Business, of Any Other nature. 

The holidays have arrived early because, and APS DISCORD IS FINALLY HERE! Head on over using this link:

Nov 20, 2023

In THIS episode…

💨 How low would gravity need to be for farts to lift you off the ground?

👖 Is there a solution to suboptimal trouser pockets?🔔 Ding ding ding!

📜 Business, fresh from the Any Other briefcase.

If you want to participate in a MathsJam near you, you can find your local event right here:

Nov 6, 2023

In this episode...
🎨 What's the best hypothetical paint set?
🧊 Can a single turning pattern return a Rubik's cube to where it started?
🛰 And some Any Orbital Business!
If you want to weigh in on the Reasonable / Unreasonable debate, and watch Bec in her element painting a wardrobe, follow...

Oct 23, 2023

In this episode...
🃏 Is the probability in a game of snap changed if two packs of cards are used?
🧟 Can zombies ride bikes?
🥣 A commemorative plate-bowl update.
👻 And some Any Other BOoOoOosiness!
If YOU want this year's APS Christmas card be sure to sign up to the Wizard Level on...