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Climate Change by Numbers
Added 433 Views / 0 LikesThree mathematicians, Dr Hannah Fry, Prof Norman Fenton and Prof David Spiegelhalter, present a new perspective on climate change.

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Using maths to recycle rubbish
Added 374 Views / 0 LikesStefan Gates finds out that machines can sort rubbish into different 2D and 3D shapes when he visits a vast recycling plant. He speaks to Richard Kirkman who explains how they use different machines to sort the rubbish by weight and shape. Stefan throws s

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Saving your cash
Added 262 Views / 0 LikesRadio 1 Newsbeat journalist Adina Campbell meets Nick, a 16 year with a clear goal encouraging him to save. Nick’s example shows how even a relatively small amount of money can add up over a year, and they investigate how banks can add to this throu

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Bargain hunting
Added 1,925 Views / 0 LikesRadio 1 Newsbeat journalist Adina Campbell investigates how to make the most of your spending money. She visits the supermarket with students Leanne and Jack and together they try to buy the best bargains by considering unit price, bulk buying, and choice

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Balance your budget
Added 8,368 Views / 0 LikesAdina Campbell helps student Katherine take charge of her finances by creating a budget. They discuss essential and nonessential expenditure and work out ways to reduce spending. This clip is from: Made of Money First broadcast:18 January 2013

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Using clues to solve logic problems
Added 2,464 Views / 0 LikesPrincess Amber is imprisoned by the Evil Ruler. To rescue her, Captain Calamity must use logic and clues to find and slay the huge, firebreathing dragon and bring back evidence that he has achieved this. He heads east and carries a blue triangular flag a

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How to pay with a £2 coin
Added 246 Views / 0 LikesHow to pay with a £2 coin and receive change. A clown is buying things with a £2 coin. Some items cost less than £2 so change is needed. The clown shows combinations of £2. How much money is needed to buy a hat and a toy rabbit? Th

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Getting 5p change from 20p
Added 14.7k Views / 0 LikesLittle Juan needs new things for school. His mother takes him shopping and buys goods costing 15p. She only has a 20p piece, so what should she do? El Nombre explains that when the amount you give to pay is greater than the amount you owe, you need to be

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Finding coins to make 50p
Added 2,857 Views / 0 LikesThe children are on a quest to change a 50p piece into different coins but still making 50p. El Nombre helps the children to find coins of different value to make a total of 50p. This clip is from: Numbertime, Money: Coin recognition to 50p First broadcas

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Data organisation and tallying
Added 634 Views / 0 LikesAn introduction to the importance of data organisation and tallying. Following a storm, Robinson Crusoe lands on an island. He wants to keep a record of how long he is on the island. Randomly recording days is not very helpful so he starts to organise his

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Roger Penrose  Forbidden crystal symmetry in mathematics and architecture
Added 156 Views / 0 LikesSir Roger Penrose provides a unique insight into the "forbidden symmetry" of his famous penrose tiles and the use of nonrepeating patterns in design and architecture. It is a rigorous mathematical theorem that the only crystallographic symmetries are 2f

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Counting coins to make 20p
Added 181 Views / 0 LikesEl Nombre helps Little Juan and Maria buy jelly beans for 20p from a coinoperated machine. He explains that two 10p coins have the same value as a single 20p coin. This clip is from: Numbertime, Money: Coin equivalents to 20p First broadcast:27 October 2

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Data handling and interpretation
Added 193 Views / 0 LikesA demonstration on how to collect data about favourite flavours of ice cream and organise the data into a block graph. How can we find out which is the most popular ice cream flavour? We could try asking the question 'Do you like ice cream?' but is this a

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Careers using maths: Bartender
Added 131 Views / 0 LikesThis footage shows how a bar tender working in a trendy Manchester bar needs to have a working knowledge of estimating in order to prepare drinks both safely and quickly. The interviewee is intelligent and articulate, loves his job and has won awards for

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Careers using maths: Builder
Added 5,135 Views / 0 LikesThis footage shows the owner of a building firm out on site with some of his workers. By his own admittance he did not see the relevance of the mathematics he learnt at school but uses it every day of his working life. He would like to encourage his own c

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Careers using maths: Fashion Designer
Added 150 Views / 0 LikesThis video shows a designer working on t shirts and includes shots of the timing involved in the printing process as well as reference to costing, profits, tax and pattern cutting. It could be used as an example of aspects involved in creating and sustain

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Careers using maths: Hairdresser
Added 168 Views / 0 LikesUsing footage taken at Toni and Guy Hairdressers in Manchester the interviewee describes how important a working knowledge of mathematics is in the world of hairdressing from the angle of the cuts through to taking payments at the till for products, cuts

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Careers using maths: Pharmacist
Added 133 Views / 0 LikesThis footage was filmed at Boots the Chemist on market Street in Manchester and shows a pharmacist at work carrying out various duties such as making up prescriptions for patients. The Pharmacist has a very important job as s/he has to check that the dosa

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Career using maths: Consultant assessing risk in banking
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Career using maths: Research scientist at the Institute of Food Research
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