The Hindu-Arabic number system
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The Hindu-Arabic number system

Clip from Numbers Count

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Numbers Count reveals how the digits we know today were developed in India and found their way to Europe via Arab travellers, where they evolved further.

Numbers Count reveals how the digits we know today were developed in India and found their way to Europe via Arab travellers, where they evolved further.

The Ancient Egyptian number system
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The Ancient Egyptian number system

Clip from Numbers Count

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Numbers Count reveals how Ancient Egyptians used strokes to write down numbers less than 10 and then used different symbols for higher numbers.

Numbers Count reveals how Ancient Egyptians used strokes to write down numbers less than 10 and then used different symbols for higher numbers.

Jobs that use maths
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Jobs that use maths

Clip from Behind the News

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When math homework seems a little difficult and boring to want to bother with, it might be helpful to remind yourself how many cool jobs use maths everyday. Meet everyone from ...

When math homework seems a little difficult and boring to want to bother with, it might be helpful to remind yourself how many cool jobs use maths everyday. Meet everyone from pilots to architects and even people who work in the fashion and movie industries, all who says that maths is a vital part of their job.

Using 'scale' to indicate size
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Using 'scale' to indicate size

Clip from Let's Kick Sum Maths

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Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Humorous clip shows how awkward life would be if we couldn't show the scale size of things on designs and maps

Mathematic principles behind surfing
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Mathematic principles behind surfing

Clip from Scope

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The maths and science behind surfing is explained along with a description of how technology and data can be used to improve surfing.

The maths and science behind surfing is explained along with a description of how technology and data can be used to improve surfing.

Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics
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Amazingly advanced Mayan mathematics

Clip from The Time Compass

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The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

The Mayans were possibly the first civilisation to use 'zero' as a number and as a concept.

Weeds and measurement
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Weeds and measurement

Clip from Project Planet

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Find out a fascinating fact about weeds and learn to measure how much soil you would need for a garden bed

Find out a fascinating fact about weeds and learn to measure how much soil you would need for a garden bed

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Circles

Episode 1 ABC February 24, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, drawing circles and using them to solve problems.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Lines And Network

Episode 2 ABC March 3, 1993

Mathematics

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, real and mathematical lines, contours, isobars and networks.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Fibonacci And Prime Numbers

Episode 3 ABC March 10, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, the fibonacci sequence, prime numbers, factors and odd and even numbers.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Triangles And Square Numbers

Episode 4 ABC March 17, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, the links between triangles and square numbers, Pascal's triangle, pyramids.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Decimal Investigations

Episode 5 ABC March 24, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, decimal notation and decimal calculations.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Maps And Co-ordinates

Episode 6 ABC March 31, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, maps as sources of information, co-ordinates in problem solving.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Measurement

Episode 7 ABC April 7, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, direct and indirect measurement, standards, units, instruments and accuracy.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Statistics

Episode 8 ABC April 28, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, collecting, recording, processing and presenting numerical information.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Near Enough

Episode 9 ABC May 5, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, the importance and use of estimates and approximations.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Working Things Out

Episode 10 ABC May 12, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, problems involving mathematics and ways of tackling them.

Mathematical Eye
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Mathematical Eye : Area And Volume

Episode 11 ABC May 19, 1993

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This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the ...

This series aims to encourage the development of mathematical ideas, generate enthusiasm and curiosity for maths, encourage discussion, and investigation and show maths in the real world. In this episode, links between perimeter, surface shape and size.