8 Videos That Prove Math Is Awesome
Believe it or not, math is really an art. While the subject can seem far from it when you’re caught in the doldrums of class, there’s a lot about math that’s just as creative as a Jackson Pollock and elegant as a rendition of Swan Lake. But some of us still run from those dreaded numbers, swearing up and down that it’s too complex, too rigid and just plain not fun. Still unconvinced? Check out these eight videos that explore the beauty of math, both in its simplicity and its complexity. There are practical applications of math theory, quick tricks to save you time and make you look like a genius and even a little history thrown in that shows how math is truly an awesome thing. What’s your favorite math-related video? 1. Think about adding up (or even past) infinity, in a series of numbers that gets bigger every single time. 2. Admit it: You’ve been guilty of doodling in math class. 3. 4. 5. If you look hard enough, you can even find math lurking in holidays. 6. That is, until now. 8.
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