There are thousands of quality mathematics videos on youtube, hosted by dozens of incredible channels. Many of these videos contain great instructional lessons on the "how" and "why" of mathematics. Other videos are produced with the pure joy of mathematics in mind.
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Here are a few incredible videos that we'd like to point out for this month. You can also view them in Epsilon Stream by clicking the "Awesome Videos: Recent Editors' Picks" option in the home page.
Flex Mex by Vihart: Get your appetite going with this charming video involving hexaflexagons, Mexican food and a creative meal.
Check your intuition: The birthday problem by TED-Ed: This short lesson, designed by David Knuffke, presents a superb explanation of the classic "birthday problem", which is often taught in a class on probability. What is the chance that two people in the room share the same birthday?
Area of Dodecagon by Think Twice: The area of a dodecagon (regular polygon with 12 sides) has a remarkably simple formula. This beautiful video presents a visual proof without words.
3 is Everywhere by Numberphile: This cool video featuring James Grime shows the incredible fact that almost all numbers contain the digit 3. In fact, this is true for any digit, not just 3. After watching the video, can you see why?
Part 1 of Imaginary Numbers Are Real by Welch Labs: Are you intrigued by imaginary numbers? This video presents an elegant visualisation that will blow your mind.
Times Tables, Mandelbrot and the Heart of Mathematics by Mathologer: Mathematics is full of patterns and shapes that pop up everywhere. Watch this video and have fun with Burkard Polster discovering such patterns.
What is Machine Learning? by OxfordSparks: These days, artificial intelligence and machine learning are hot topics. This video presents a neat overview.
Which of these did you like the most? Let us know.
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