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  • 16:11 Popular Pushing the limits

    Pushing the limits

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    Follows the story to break the world land speed record in a vehicle powered by diesel tractor engines! Taken from "What's the point" DVD.

  • 13:56 Popular From concept to construction

    From concept to construction

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    A look at the maths involved in the planning and construction of modern high-rise buildings in London. Taken from "What's the point" DVD.

  • 03:22 Popular NCETM | Calculating distance to horizon

    NCETM | Calculating distance to horizon

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    Overview:Thomas McAuley is Navigation Officer on the P & O ferry Pride of Hull. He discusses the importance of mathematics for anyone wishing to work as a pilot on a ship. In this clip he demonstrates the way to measure the visible distance to the hor

  • 00:57 Popular Customers billing query

    Customers billing query

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    OverviewThe company, EDF, is one of the largest energy suppliers in Europe with 5M customers. When dealing with an everyday enquiry about billing, operator Carol has to reassure a customer that the bill is indeed correct. Carol has a formula for working o

  • 01:38 Popular NCETM | Measuring racket performance

    NCETM | Measuring racket performance

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    Overview:Simon Choppin is a Sports Engineer Researcher at the Centre for Sport and Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University. He is involved in improving the performance of those involved in sport and exercise, and the equipment and machines that th

  • 02:06 Popular NCETM | Investing in waste management

    NCETM | Investing in waste management

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    Overview:The University of Leeds has 32,000 students and 7,000 staff. Dr Keith Pitcher is Environmental Officer. One of his main responsibilities is to encourage a greener attitude to waste management. Keith has had to balance a £90K investment in r

  • 02:33 Popular NCETM | Using solar panels

    NCETM | Using solar panels

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    Overview:Matt Hobby works for the National Centre for Atmospheric Science. His role is to design and develop instrumentation and to build prototypes. One of the devices he deals with is an automatic weather station. These are often installed in remote pla

  • 01:49 Popular NCETM: Price comparison

    NCETM: Price comparison

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    Overview:The company, EDF, is one of the largest energy suppliers in Europe with 5M customers. In this clip customers want telephone operator Will, to give them a price comparison with their existing company. He uses of a formula where a higher rate is ch

  • 01:22 Popular NCETM | Calculating reaction time

    NCETM | Calculating reaction time

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    Overview:Simon Choppin is a Sports Engineer Researcher at the Centre for Sport and Exercise Science at Sheffield Hallam University. He is involved in improving the performance of those involved in sport and exercise, and the equipment and machines that th

  • 03:06 Popular NCETM | Using GPS data

    NCETM | Using GPS data

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    Overview:Matt Hobby works for the National Centre for Atmospheric Science. His role is to design and develop instrumentation and to build prototypes. During his work he uses the data supplied by GPS (Global Positioning Satellites) signals to pin-point loc

  • 03:56 Popular NCETM   Checking A Ship Is On Course

    NCETM Checking A Ship Is On Course

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    Overview:Thomas McAuley is Navigation Officer on the P & O ferry Pride of Hull. He discusses the importance of mathematics for anyone wishing to work as a pilot on a ship. In this clip, he demonstrates how he uses a fixed object such as an oil-rig, to

  • 07:30 Popular Maths Hustle (Part 5)

    Maths Hustle (Part 5)

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    Peter McOwan demonstrates the mathematics behind some notorious scams (part 5 of 5).

  • 06:02 Popular Maths Hustle (Part 4)

    Maths Hustle (Part 4)

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    Peter McOwan demonstrates the mathematics behind some notorious scams (part 4 of 5).

  • 05:32 Popular Maths Hustle (Part 3)

    Maths Hustle (Part 3)

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    Peter McOwan demonstrates the mathematics behind some notorious scams (part 3 of 5).

  • 08:27 Popular Maths Hustle (Part 2)

    Maths Hustle (Part 2)

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    Peter McOwan demonstrates the mathematics behind some notorious scams (part 2 of 5).

  • 10:01 Popular Maths Hustle (Part 1)

    Maths Hustle (Part 1)

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    Peter McOwan demonstrates the mathematics behind some notorious scams (part 1 of 5).

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