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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.

Apr 10, 2023

In THIS episode...

* Matt has found the last number.

* How do you determine which day of the week a given date falls on if you know the day of another date?

* And some other international business.

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Matt explains this tweet to Bec in our first problem:

And here is the offending, and very funny, website they reference - Visual Fractions:

If you'd like to find out which Muppet YOU are, just speed ahead of Matt and Bec and find that out here:

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