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A Mathematician's Holiday

Journey with the Mathemagicians as they encounter a number of problems on their travels and use mathematics to find solutions. The series of short videos is suitable for secondary school teachers, introducing various maths principles to students in an engaging way.

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Bags mix-up- Logic and Decision Trees

Three bags contain 2 t-shirts or 2 hoodies or 1 hoodie and 1 t-shirt, and none are labelled correctly. Can you tell which back belongs to whom by only taking one (random) item from one bag?

7mins

24 Oct 2014

Rank #1

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Medicine muddle - Encoding and Binary

Given four bottles with indistinguishable liquid, one of which is a vital medicine, two containers and a test that can be done only once, how can you determine which of the the bottles contain the medicine?

5mins

24 Oct 2014

Rank #2

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Planning the tour - Abstraction and Graph Theory

How do you construct a tour travelling between a number of different cities, but never using the same transport method between two cities more than once?

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