# Math Videos

## Doing research… fun!

Two funny videos regarding the exciting world of research! Research Cam: Big bang theory:

## Top 5 Math Songs on Youtube

1. What You Know About Math? 2. I Will Derive! 3. Finite Simple Group (of Order Two) 4. Mathmaticious 5. This Is Why I Graph – Calculus Rap

## 3/4 and Kleiber’s Law (video)

3/4 and Kleiber’s Law (via Numberphile) Neat video, especially if you like biology as well as math!

## Square root of 2 = 2

With my YouTube-Video I will demonstrate that “2 = Square root of 2”. Where is the mistake? In spite of the fact that the text of this proof is written in German, you could understand it without knowledge of this language. Thanks to Ortmar Buss (ojbuss) for this submission! Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWCbNHo3Tdo

## How to Compute Cubed Roots Fast

Take a look at this video of Scott Flansburg on the Discovery Channel’s “More Than Human”: In the video you see Scott Flansburg take the cubed root of 658,503 to get an answer of 87 in a matter of a second. How does he do it you ask? This trick does require some memorisation though, …

## How to Guess the Number of M&Ms in a Jar

Adam Micolich has posted a video to show how using the “packing fraction” one can come up with a very accurate guess of the number of M&Ms in a jar.

## Why is life expectancy higher in Canada?

Taking a look at the table in Wikipedia the life expectancy for Canada is indeed a bit higher than that of the USA. Peter Gillies asked this question and Bill O’Reilly answers it perfectly:“Well, that’s to be expected, Peter, because we have ten times as many people as you do. That translates to ten times …

## How to Turn a Sphere Inside Out Video

This cool youtube video shows how to turn a sphere inside out without making a hole, tearing it, or creasing it!

## How to Solve a Rubik’s Cube Videos

Dan Brown takes us inside on how to solve the Rubik’s Cube: Part 1 Part 2

## The Human Calculator – Scott Flansburg

Scott Flansburg was born in New York on December 28, 1963. He served in the U.S. Air Force (1982-1988) and had a tour of duty with the Office of Special Investigations in Tokyo, Japan. He then returned to the United States and became an advocate of teaching math in an innovative fashion.  In 1989 …