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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.

Aug 14, 2023

In this slightly sports adjacent episode...

🍓 Are there more strawberries or old men on earth? 

⚽️ Is Melbourne Rectangular Stadium more or less rectangular than the average football stadium?

🏆 Did Austrailia beat Denmark at the Women's World Cup? Find out here! 

🖇 And a healthy dose of Any Other Business. 


You can watch Bec's striker skills in action on CBBC's Saturday Mash Up, here:

Here is a link to WayBackMachine used by Bec to research her problem:

If you'd like some fresh insights into the Global Fresh Strawberry Industry, you can find that here (2022 - 2023):

If you too want exclusive access to the latest Magic Square breakthroughs follow this link:

Here are Ian's joke specifications for fire hoses, adapted from an old set of joke pipe specs dating back to at least the 80s:

As always, send your problems and solutions to our website:

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