5 February 2021 (2pm to 2:50pm )
WHAT'S THE POINT OF...QUADRATIC EQUATIONS?
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Host: Matt Parker
Show Pass: £30.00 + VAT - this gives access for everyone at your school.
GCSE Show (Recorded version only - the live interactive show was aired on 5th February)
NOTE: This show has been aired, but is still available to view for one month after the original transmission date ( 5/2/2021 ). The show can be watched at home or in school.
Discover the surprising ways in which quadratic equations crop up in the real world, from falling objects to probability.
Hosted by Matt Parker, with guest slots Aoife Hunt, Rob Eastaway, Susan Okereke and Hugh Hunt, each with their own distinct look at quadratics or parabolas.
If you wish to book both shows in the "What's the Point Of..." series (Quadratic Equations and Trigonometry), a two show pass is available for £50 + VAT. Click here for further information.
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We designed this show to fit comfortably within a lesson. If you're still worried that you have to convince your SLT that this show is worth watching during school hours, here are some curriculum topics we touched on:
Parabolas (a lot!)
The probability of two events
Acceleration due to gravity
Remember, this is a Maths Inspiration show, not an exam skills lesson