Math in Movies

  • Mathematics is everywhere!!!

     

    Middle school

    Bart Simpson solves a math problem at the learning center.

     

                                      

    Doc Brown: Clara was one in a million, one in a billion, one in a googolplex.

     

     

    How to get 8 hotdogs and 8 hotdog buns if hotdog buns are bundled in 12.

     

     

    Abbott and Costello do a Calculation trick to show that 7*13 = 28

     

    Donald learns the Math of Billiards

     

     

    Joe can paint the house in a=5 hours, Sam can paint the house in b=3 hours. How much time do they need if the paint it together?

     

    High School

      

    Homer enters a 3D world with different mathematical topics.

     

    Indiana Jones: Blackboard with some physics formulas

     

                                     

    The scare crow theorem: in an isoscele triangle, the sum of the square roots of two sides is the square root of the third side.

     

    Using statistics to find location of criminal and the odds to win the lottery.

     

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