Get ready for some brand new and very pretty visual proofs of the fact that root 2, root 3, root 5 and root 6 are irrational numbers.
Root 2 being irrational also translates into the fact that the equation x^2+x^2=y^2 has no solutions in positive integ...

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This video is about Fermat's last theorem and Euler's conjecture, a vast but not very well-known generalisation of this super theorem. Featuring guest appearances by Homer Simpson and the legendary supercomputer CDC6600. The video splits into a fairly ea...

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Finally, a Mathologer video about Pythagoras. Featuring some of the most beautiful and simplest proofs of THE theorem of theorems plus an intro to lots of the most visually stunning Pythagoranish facts and theorems from off the beaten track: the Pythagora...

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Today's video is about explaining a lot of the miracles associated with the golden ratio phi, the Fibonacci sequence and the closely related tribonacci constant and sequence.
Featuring the truely monstrous monster formula for the nth tribonacci number, ...

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Curious about how it is possible to make money in a casino, for example, by counting cards in Blackjack? Then this new Mathologer video about the mathematics of casino games like roulette, blackjack, etc. is for you.
The video is based on talks by my fri...

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What has pi to do with the prime numbers, how can you calculate pi from the licence plate numbers you encounter on your way to work, and what does all this have to do with Riemann's zeta function and the most important unsolved problem in math? Well, Eule...

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This is a corrected re-upload of a video from a couple of weeks ago. The original version contained one too many shortcut that I really should not have taken. Although only two viewers stumbled across this mess-up it really bothered me, and so here is the...

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In this follow-up video to his "e to the i pi for dummies" video the Mathologer sets out to properly explain the coolest features of the famous number e and the exponential function e^x. Find out WHY e is irrational, how you go about calculating the first...

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In this video the Mathologer sets out to commit the perfect murder using infinitely many assassins and, subsequently, to get them off the hook in court. The story is broken up into three very tricky puzzles. Challenge yourself to figure them out before th...

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