Stand-up mathematician and friend of the site Matt Parker has produced a set of videos for teacher resource site BBC Teach, aimed at GCSE maths students.

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### Review: Humble Pi, by Matt Parker

There are many things I admire about Matt Parker (or, to give him his full title, Friend of the Aperiodical, Mathematician Matt Parker) and his work, but probably top of the list is how he switches, apparently effortlessly, between modes. One minute, he’s showing off a fax machine to a group of hard-core geeks with…

### The Big Internet Math-Off – The Final! Nira Chamberlain v Matt Parker

Well, this is it: the final of The Big Internet Math-Off. Just one more match stands between the two remaining competitors and their destiny: the title of World’s Most Interesting Mathematician (modulo the previously described factors of knowing me, interest in taking part, and availability in July to indulge my whimsy). Nira Chamberlain and Matt…

### The Big Internet Math-Off semi-final 2 – Edmund Harriss v Matt Parker

This is nearly it: the second semi-final of The Big Internet Math-Off, pitting Edmund Harriss against Matt Parker. The rules are the same as always: take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of…

### The Big Internet Math-Off round 2 – Matt Parker v Jo Morgan

Here’s the second match in round 2 of The Big Internet Math-Off. Today we’re pitting Matt Parker against Jo Morgan. The rules are the same as in round 1: take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool…

### The Big Internet Math-Off Round 1 – Matt Parker v Matthew Scroggs

Here’s the sixth match in Round 1 of The Big Internet Math-Off. Today, we’re pitting Matt Parker against Matthew Scroggs. Take a look at both pitches, vote for the bit of maths that made you do the loudest “Aha!”, and if you know any more cool facts about either of the topics presented here, please…

### Matt Parker approximates π by weighing a circle

OK Matt, what have you got?