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Mathematics doesn't have to be stress inducing. In fact through its simple logic we can find relaxation and peace. In this podcast I discuss different sets, sequences and types of number, and then read through some to help you relax. Enjoy.

Mathematics doesn't have to be stress inducing. In fact through its simple logic we can find relaxation and peace. In this podcast I discuss different sets, sequences and types of number, and then read through some to help you relax. Enjoy.
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United Kingdom

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Mathematics doesn't have to be stress inducing. In fact through its simple logic we can find relaxation and peace. In this podcast I discuss different sets, sequences and types of number, and then read through some to help you relax. Enjoy.

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English


Episodes

The Square Numbers

12/20/2018
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The square numbers are generated by multiplying integers by themselves (aka “squaring”). Given that multiplying 2 numbers with the same sign always yields a positive product, it follows that square numbers are always positive, whether they are the result of squaring a negative or positive integer, so, for example, the squares of both fifteen and negative fifteen is two hundred and twenty five. Since even the natural numbers form an infinite set, it follows that the squares also form an...

Duration:00:40:01

The Prime Numbers

11/29/2018
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What are prime numbers, and how did they move from the backwaters of abstract mathematical analysis to being vital for the way we live in the computer age? These are a couple of the questions that I look at in this episode of Restful Maths before reading a few out...ok before reading about 500 of them out. Transcription: The prime numbers form an infinite subset of the natural numbers; that is to say that they are all positive integers. It is the Greek mathematician Euclid who is...

Duration:00:28:26

The natural numbers

11/4/2018
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In this episode I look at the Natural Numbers; also known as the counting numbers they form the countable infinite set of whole numbers beginning with one...or sometimes zero. I briefly discuss their origins and why they are so important before I tell you what some of them...ok quite a few of them...are. Transcript: Hello listeners welcome to the first episode of the restful maths podcast the, podcast that aims to make maths restful not stressful. Today I thought I’d start with the...

Duration:00:25:02

Trailer

11/3/2018
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In this trailer I describe what the point of the Restful Maths podcast is and what it will look like, to begin with at least. To many people mathematics is stressful. The idea of the Restful Maths podcast is that mathematics, and in particular number, can be an aid to a restful end of a stressful day. Introductory music: Guitarholica by Pax11 at www.freeesound.org. Birdsong: Summer by dobroide at www.freeesound.org.

Duration:00:04:21