The Math Dude Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier
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en-us2018 Macmillan Holdings, LLCQuick and Dirty Tips to Make Math EasierQuickAndDirtyTips.comThe Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier will strengthen your fundamental skills and help you understand the language of math. And if you just want to calculate the tip without using your iPhone and impress all your friends, his tips and tricks are for you too.The Math Dude makes understanding math easier and more fun than you ever thought possible. Host Dr. Jason Marshall provides clear explanations of math terms and principles, and his simple tricks for solving basic algebra problems will have even the most mathphobic looking forward to working out whatever math problem comes their way. If you're getting ready to take the SAT, GRE, or any of the other standardized tests; or if you're going back to school and need to brush up on the basics, Math Dude's Quick and Dirty Tips to Make Math Easier will strengthen your fundamental skills and help you understand the language of math. And if you just want to calculate the tip without using your iPhone and impress all your friends, his tips and tricks are for you too.Macmillan Holdings, LLCcontact@quickanddirtytips.comno300 TMD Math Is a Playground…So Play!Learn what math is actually all about.<![CDATA[What’s the point of learning math? Why is it so important that kids are exposed to mathematical thinking? And what do parents and teachers need to know about learning real math? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mINl8z]]>What’s the point of learning math? Why is it so important that kids are exposed to mathematical thinking? And what do parents and teachers need to know about learning real math? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mINl8zhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_300-le0.mp3Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:00:15 -0800no00:06:59077 TMD How Are Distances and Absolute Values Related?Learn how to use absolute values to find distances between numbers and places.<![CDATA[Learn how to use absolute values to find distances between numbers and places. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lPuJQ7]]>Learn how to use absolute values to find distances between numbers and places. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lPuJQ7http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_077-jr4.mp3Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:30:45 -0800no00:06:56299 TMD How to Use Math to Fly Rockets to SpaceLearn all about the math behind flying rockets to space.<![CDATA[What does it really mean for a satellite to orbit the Earth? What’s the math behind it? And what’s the math behind the rockets that get those satellites into orbit? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2l9sIAz]]>What does it really mean for a satellite to orbit the Earth? What’s the math behind it? And what’s the math behind the rockets that get those satellites into orbit? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2l9sIAzhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_299-do4.mp3Fri, 10 Feb 2017 04:00:45 -0800no00:08:21227 TMD Polygon Puzzle: How Many Degrees Are In a Polygon?Learn how to puzzle out the size of the interior angles of polygons.<![CDATA[How many degrees are in the interior angles of a pentagon? Or a hexagon? An octagon? Or any polygon? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn how to solve this polygon puzzle! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1IF5Uu1]]>How many degrees are in the interior angles of a pentagon? Or a hexagon? An octagon? Or any polygon? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn how to solve this polygon puzzle! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1IF5Uu1http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_227-kc5.mp3Thu, 02 Feb 2017 23:00:15 -0800no00:06:23298 TMD The Simple Math Behind Crunching the Sizes of CrowdsLearn the ins-and-outs of estimating crowd sizes.<![CDATA[How large was the crowd at the recent U.S. presidential inauguration? Or the inauguration 8 years ago? Or at last Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington D.C.? Keep on listening to find out how crowd sizes are estimated. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2kAq43R]]>How large was the crowd at the recent U.S. presidential inauguration? Or the inauguration 8 years ago? Or at last Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington D.C.? Keep on listening to find out how crowd sizes are estimated. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2kAq43Rhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_298-se5.mp3Fri, 27 Jan 2017 02:30:45 -0800no00:07:25226 TMD Math Tips for Smart ShoppingLearn math tips that every savvy shopper should know<![CDATA[Would you rather get a 33% bigger coffee for no extra charge or pay 33% less for the regular size? Do you know how to avoid being tricked into buying more than you need? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn about the numbers behind savvy shopping. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1FiHHNz]]>Would you rather get a 33% bigger coffee for no extra charge or pay 33% less for the regular size? Do you know how to avoid being tricked into buying more than you need? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn about the numbers behind savvy shopping. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1FiHHNzhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_226-jc0.mp3Fri, 20 Jan 2017 08:30:45 -0800no00:07:04250 TMD How to Measure Time Without a StopwatchLearn how to solve a math brain teaser about measuring time.<![CDATA[How can you measure time without using a stopwatch? You could use the movement of the Sun across the sky, you could watch a pendulum swing, or you could burn some very special string. Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1E8ZcuF]]>How can you measure time without using a stopwatch? You could use the movement of the Sun across the sky, you could watch a pendulum swing, or you could burn some very special string. Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1E8ZcuFhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_250-sb6.mp3Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:15:30 -0800no00:06:24297 TMD 4 More FAQs About PercentagesLearn a few quick and dirty tips for dealing with percentages.<![CDATA[How do you quickly calculate 25% of a number? Or 33% of a number? Or 50%? And how can you quickly calculate percentage increases? Keep on listening to learn the answers to these frequently asked questions about percentages. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2i46GPA]]>How do you quickly calculate 25% of a number? Or 33% of a number? Or 50%? And how can you quickly calculate percentage increases? Keep on listening to learn the answers to these frequently asked questions about percentages. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2i46GPAhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_297-sn4.mp3Fri, 06 Jan 2017 03:15:15 -0800no00:09:56193 TMD The 5 Steps of Problem SolvingLearn how to solve real world word problems in 5 easy steps.<![CDATA[Do "word problems" make you cower in fear? Do you ever find yourself stuck on math problems before you even get started? If so, keep on listening because Math Dude's simple 5-step method for solving math problems can help! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZORNn]]>Do "word problems" make you cower in fear? Do you ever find yourself stuck on math problems before you even get started? If so, keep on listening because Math Dude's simple 5-step method for solving math problems can help! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZORNnhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_193-cq0.mp3Fri, 30 Dec 2016 09:15:00 -0800no00:07:29296 TMD How Many Gifts Are In the 12 Days of Christmas?Learn how many gifts to give your true love this holiday season.<![CDATA[How many gifts should one's true love be given on each of the 12 Days of Christmas? If you stick to the recommendations from the classic song, the answer can be calculated using a bit of clever math. Keep on listening to find out how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hDDkm7]]>How many gifts should one's true love be given on each of the 12 Days of Christmas? If you stick to the recommendations from the classic song, the answer can be calculated using a bit of clever math. Keep on listening to find out how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hDDkm7http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_296-ke4.mp3Fri, 23 Dec 2016 03:45:45 -0800no00:09:37179 TMD Christmas Math 101Learn the mind-boggling math behind Santa's busy night.<![CDATA[How long does Santa have to hang out when he's dropping presents off at your house? And how fast do his reindeer fly? Keep on listening to find out about the incredible math behind Santa's magical night! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iEKwAa]]>How long does Santa have to hang out when he's dropping presents off at your house? And how fast do his reindeer fly? Keep on listening to find out about the incredible math behind Santa's magical night! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iEKwAahttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_179-hc5.mp3Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:00:00 -0800no00:05:49295 TMD What Is the Probability that Alien Life Exists?Learn how to use probability to think about alien life.<![CDATA[Are we alone in the universe? If so, why? If not, where is everybody? Thankfully, math can help us with these astronomically profound questions. Keep on listening to learn all about the probability of extraterrestrial life. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2isqx83]]>Are we alone in the universe? If so, why? If not, where is everybody? Thankfully, math can help us with these astronomically profound questions. Keep on listening to learn all about the probability of extraterrestrial life. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2isqx83http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_295-gh3.mp3Fri, 09 Dec 2016 00:30:45 -0800no00:09:43127 TMD How to Quickly Calculate PercentagesLearn a quick and dirty tip to help you calculate pesky percentages in your head. SPONSOR: Try GotoMeeting with HDFaces Today Free for 30 Days!<![CDATA[Learn a quick and dirty tip to help you calculate pesky percentages in your head. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2h6A1rU SPONSOR: Try GotoMeeting with HDFaces Today Free for 30 Days!]]>Learn a quick and dirty tip to help you calculate pesky percentages in your head. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2h6A1rU SPONSOR: Try GotoMeeting with HDFaces Today Free for 30 Days!https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/math/how-to-quickly-calculate-percentagesFri, 02 Dec 2016 07:30:00 -0800no00:07:59294 TMD How Are Turkeys and Extraterrestrials Related?Learn how turkeys and aliens can help you become better at math.<![CDATA[How many turkeys are consumed each year in the U.S. on Thanksgiving? And how many extraterrestrial civilizations might exist in the universe? Umm…wait…what?! Although these seem like unrelated questions, they’re not. As we'll soon find out, they’re united by math. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2fUBPnD]]>How many turkeys are consumed each year in the U.S. on Thanksgiving? And how many extraterrestrial civilizations might exist in the universe? Umm…wait…what?! Although these seem like unrelated questions, they’re not. As we'll soon find out, they’re united by math. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2fUBPnDhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_294-jf4.mp3Fri, 25 Nov 2016 11:30:45 -0800no00:08:43134 TMD What Are Mixed Fractions?Learn what mixed fractions are and find out how they're related to regular fractions. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math!<![CDATA[Learn what mixed fractions are and find out how they're related to regular fractions.]]>Learn what mixed fractions are and find out how they're related to regular fractions.http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_134-zx4.mp3Fri, 18 Nov 2016 12:30:45 -0800no00:05:52293 TMD Why Were the 2016 U.S. Presidential Polls Wrong?Learn how statistical and systematic uncertainties explain polling errors.<![CDATA[The 2016 U.S. presidential election is over. And if you'd been following the polls, the results might have been surprising. What went wrong with those polls? It has to do with statistical and systematic uncertainties. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gnNRpX]]>The 2016 U.S. presidential election is over. And if you'd been following the polls, the results might have been surprising. What went wrong with those polls? It has to do with statistical and systematic uncertainties. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2gnNRpXhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_293-ck6.mp3Fri, 11 Nov 2016 04:00:45 -0800no00:09:26206 TMD How Big Is the Universe?Learn how to build a scale model of the entire Universe.<![CDATA[The solar system is big, the distances between stars bigger, and the distance to the center of the galaxy in which we live is even bigger than that. But all of that is tiny compared to the distance to the edge of the known universe! Just how big is that? The Math Dude breaks it all down. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UBERxy]]>The solar system is big, the distances between stars bigger, and the distance to the center of the galaxy in which we live is even bigger than that. But all of that is tiny compared to the distance to the edge of the known universe! Just how big is that? The Math Dude breaks it all down. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UBERxyhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_206-az0.mp3Fri, 04 Nov 2016 08:30:30 -0700no00:07:10292 TMD How to Think About the Size of the EarthLearn how to make sense of some of the Earth’s key statistics.<![CDATA[Do you have a good feel for the size of the Earth? If you’re like most people, you know that it’s big but you don’t have a sense for exactly how big. Today we’re going to change that! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2eVwubz]]>Do you have a good feel for the size of the Earth? If you’re like most people, you know that it’s big but you don’t have a sense for exactly how big. Today we’re going to change that! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2eVwubzhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_292-de4.mp3Fri, 28 Oct 2016 01:30:30 -0700no00:06:54210 TMD 5 More Tips for Understanding Weights and MeasuresMore tips and tricks to help make sense of measurements.<![CDATA[How much is a gram? An ounce? Or a ton? If you don't have an intuitive feel for exactly how much mass these quantities represent, keep on listening! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dWyR0G]]>How much is a gram? An ounce? Or a ton? If you don't have an intuitive feel for exactly how much mass these quantities represent, keep on listening! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dWyR0Ghttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_210-ki9.mp3Thu, 20 Oct 2016 22:45:15 -0700no00:06:35291 TMD How Does Geometry Explain the Phases of the Moon?Learn about the geometry behind the phases of the Moon.<![CDATA[What causes the Moon to change phases throughout the month? Why is it sometimes visible only during the day and other times only at night? What’s the relationship between these times and the Moon’s phases? The answer in all cases is geometry. Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ebEjeY]]>What causes the Moon to change phases throughout the month? Why is it sometimes visible only during the day and other times only at night? What’s the relationship between these times and the Moon’s phases? The answer in all cases is geometry. Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ebEjeYhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_291-ob5.mp3Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:30:00 -0700no00:09:38221 TMD What Are Polygons? (Reissue)Learn all about the family of shapes known as polygons.<![CDATA[What do a triangle, a rectangle, and a pentagon all have in common? They’re all polygons. What makes a polygon a polygon? And why do they matter? Keep on listening to find out! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1ANCZEg]]>What do a triangle, a rectangle, and a pentagon all have in common? They’re all polygons. What makes a polygon a polygon? And why do they matter? Keep on listening to find out! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1ANCZEghttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_221_reissue.mp3Fri, 07 Oct 2016 17:30:00 -0400no00:08:08290 TMD How to Win Every BetWant to win ever bet? Author Richard Wiseman can tell you how to pull it off.<![CDATA[Richard Wiseman, author of 101 Bets You Will Always Win, joins Math Dude, to talk about how to use probability and mathematics to win bets. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkwBio]]>Richard Wiseman, author of 101 Bets You Will Always Win, joins Math Dude, to talk about how to use probability and mathematics to win bets. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkwBiohttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_290-ls4.mp3Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:00:00 -0400no00:11:20204 TMD What Is Angular Size?Learn about the math behind the human eye and telescopes.<![CDATA[How good are your eyes at seeing really tiny things that are really far away? How much better is the Hubble Space Telescope at doing the same thing? What do these two questions have to do with the mathematical concept of angular size? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d9FpGH]]>How good are your eyes at seeing really tiny things that are really far away? How much better is the Hubble Space Telescope at doing the same thing? What do these two questions have to do with the mathematical concept of angular size? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d9FpGHhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_204-dr4.mp3Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:00:30 -0700no00:06:26289 TMD How to Use Geometry to Calculate the Size of EarthLearn how the ancient Greeks used geometry to measure the Earth.<![CDATA[Can you think of a way to measure the size of the Earth? Or the distance to the Sun? Or the nearest star? Want to know how ancient Greek mathematicians did exactly this over 2,000 years ago? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2duvgGw]]>Can you think of a way to measure the size of the Earth? Or the distance to the Sun? Or the nearest star? Want to know how ancient Greek mathematicians did exactly this over 2,000 years ago? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2duvgGwhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_289-di3.mp3Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:30:45 -0700no00:08:25257 TMD 3 Numerical Fun Facts About NFL FootballLearn 3 numerical fun facts about NFL football.<![CDATA[What do uniform numbers tell you about NFL players? How can you estimate how fast a wide-receiver is running? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Vc3ZZs]]>What do uniform numbers tell you about NFL players? How can you estimate how fast a wide-receiver is running? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Vc3ZZshttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_257-is4.mp3Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:45:00 -0700no00:07:53288 TMD What Is a Light Year?Learn what light years actually measure.<![CDATA[Do you know what a light year really measures? Do you know why so many people find it confusing? And why they shouldn’t? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cRCALY]]>Do you know what a light year really measures? Do you know why so many people find it confusing? And why they shouldn’t? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cRCALYhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_288-pw3.mp3Fri, 02 Sep 2016 03:00:30 -0700no00:08:09197 TMD What Are the Odds of Successfully Navigating an Asteroid Field?Learn about the math of Star Wars. May the 4th be with you.<![CDATA[What are the odds of successfully flying through an astroid field like the one in the movie The Empire Strikes Back? Are they really 3,720 to 1 as suggested by C-3PO? Or are they much worse…or perhaps better? Keep on listening to find out. And May the 4th be with you! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2c4TRBc]]>What are the odds of successfully flying through an astroid field like the one in the movie The Empire Strikes Back? Are they really 3,720 to 1 as suggested by C-3PO? Or are they much worse…or perhaps better? Keep on listening to find out. And May the 4th be with you! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2c4TRBchttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_197-ce8.mp3Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:00:45 -0700no00:08:05287 TMD Why Are There Ties in Olympic Swimming?Learn the mathematical reason for ties in Olympic swimming.<![CDATA[Did you notice all the ties in the swimming events of this year's Olympics? Did you wonder why they didn't (or maybe couldn't) simply use more precise timing to break the ties? Not surprisingly, the answer is math. Keep on listening to find out why! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bpLSA4]]>Did you notice all the ties in the swimming events of this year's Olympics? Did you wonder why they didn't (or maybe couldn't) simply use more precise timing to break the ties? Not surprisingly, the answer is math. Keep on listening to find out why! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bpLSA4http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_287-sb8.mp3Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:30:15 -0700no00:08:18229 TMD How FOIL Can Help Your Math SkillsLearn what FOIL is and how it can help you multiply faster<![CDATA[Have you heard of FOIL? Not the aluminum kind, but the one that can help your multiply faster? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn more! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1K6g33D]]>Have you heard of FOIL? Not the aluminum kind, but the one that can help your multiply faster? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn more! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1K6g33Dhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_229-je5.mp3Thu, 11 Aug 2016 21:45:30 -0700no00:10:28286 TMD 5 Numerical Fun Facts About the OlympicsLearn 5 numerical fun facts about speeds in the Olympics.<![CDATA[How fast do Olympic swimmers swim and Olympic sprinters sprint? How do these speeds compare to the speed at which you could race walk to the games? Or fly there in an airplane? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aVf5MZ]]>How fast do Olympic swimmers swim and Olympic sprinters sprint? How do these speeds compare to the speed at which you could race walk to the games? Or fly there in an airplane? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aVf5MZhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_286-vr6.mp3Fri, 05 Aug 2016 09:45:30 -0700no00:09:22205 TMD How Big Is the Solar System?Learn how to build your own scale model of the Solar System.<![CDATA[How big are the planets of the Solar System compared to the enormous Sun at its center? How far would you have to travel to reach each of them? And how can you build your own scale model of the Solar System to see all of these relative sizes for yourself? Keep on listening to find out!]]>How big are the planets of the Solar System compared to the enormous Sun at its center? How far would you have to travel to reach each of them? And how can you build your own scale model of the Solar System to see all of these relative sizes for yourself? Keep on listening to find out!http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_205-ap5.mp3Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:45:00 -0700no00:06:10285 TMD What Are Polynomials?Learn the basics of polynomials.<![CDATA[What are polynomials? How are they built? What can you do with them? And why are they important? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2alOY5e]]>What are polynomials? How are they built? What can you do with them? And why are they important? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2alOY5ehttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_285-su5.mp3Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:00:15 -0700no00:08:26235 TMD Phone Keypad Number PuzzleLearn how to solve a number puzzle on your phone's keypad.<![CDATA[You know your phone’s keypad is arranged into three rows and three columns of numbers, but did you know there’s a pretty cool math puzzle hidden in there, too? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to find out how to solve it! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1LqGcjm]]>You know your phone’s keypad is arranged into three rows and three columns of numbers, but did you know there’s a pretty cool math puzzle hidden in there, too? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to find out how to solve it! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1LqGcjmhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_235-di4.mp3Thu, 14 Jul 2016 22:30:15 -0700no00:08:05284 TMD 4 Numerical Fun Facts About the Juno SpacecraftLearn 4 numerical fun facts about the Juno mission to Jupiter.<![CDATA[Did you hear the exciting news that NASA just successfully put the Juno spacecraft into orbit around Jupiter? Want to learn 4 super-cool numerical fun facts about this mission? Then keep on listening! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29EqQdy]]>Did you hear the exciting news that NASA just successfully put the Juno spacecraft into orbit around Jupiter? Want to learn 4 super-cool numerical fun facts about this mission? Then keep on listening! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29EqQdyhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_284-de6.mp3Fri, 08 Jul 2016 02:45:30 -0700no00:07:31211 TMD How to Use Google as a CalculatorLearn how to make calculations using the Google search bar<![CDATA[What's the cube root of 29? The sine of 55 degrees? Or the value of π/4? Do you need to search for your trusty calculator or pull out your phone to find out? No—you can just ask Google. Keep on listening to The Math Dude to find out how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29L8kiU]]>What's the cube root of 29? The sine of 55 degrees? Or the value of π/4? Do you need to search for your trusty calculator or pull out your phone to find out? No—you can just ask Google. Keep on listening to The Math Dude to find out how. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29L8kiUhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_211-cj6.mp3Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:15:45 -0700no00:07:36283 TMD How to Solve the Famous Coffee and Cream PuzzleLearn how to solve a famous math brain-teaser.<![CDATA[Summer is brain-teaser season in my house. And since summer has now officially arrived, it’s officially brain-teaser season for The Math Dude. What’s the puzzle for today? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29spCmZ]]>Summer is brain-teaser season in my house. And since summer has now officially arrived, it’s officially brain-teaser season for The Math Dude. What’s the puzzle for today? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29spCmZhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_283-fi4.mp3Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:00:00 -0700no00:07:56231 TMD What Is a Nautical Mile?Learn how arc length and nautical miles are related<![CDATA[Have you ever heard of a nautical mile? Have you ever wondered what in all the world’s oceans that could be? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn about the math behind the nautical mile - and its close seafaring relative, the knot. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1Cb0CTp]]>Have you ever heard of a nautical mile? Have you ever wondered what in all the world’s oceans that could be? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn about the math behind the nautical mile - and its close seafaring relative, the knot. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1Cb0CTphttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_231-of6.mp3Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:15:15 -0700no00:08:15282 TMD How to Prove the Pythagorean TheoremLearn an arts-and-crafts style proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.<![CDATA[What does the Pythagorean Theorem tell us about triangles? Is it always true? And how can you prove this famous theorem arts-and-crafts style? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28OoVnq]]>What does the Pythagorean Theorem tell us about triangles? Is it always true? And how can you prove this famous theorem arts-and-crafts style? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28OoVnqhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_282-to7.mp3Fri, 10 Jun 2016 06:00:15 -0700no00:09:43234 TMD How to Estimate Hours Left Until SunsetLearn how to estimate the hours until sunset using only your hand<![CDATA[Did you know that math can help you survive? I’m not talking about the jobs, money, and feeding yourself kind of surviving—I’m talking about the lost in the wilderness, life depends on it kind. How? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to find out. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1GcVCUV]]>Did you know that math can help you survive? I’m not talking about the jobs, money, and feeding yourself kind of surviving—I’m talking about the lost in the wilderness, life depends on it kind. How? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to find out. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1GcVCUVhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_234-of5.mp3Thu, 02 Jun 2016 22:30:15 -0700no00:06:07281 TMD How to Think About Division: Part 2Learn more tips and tricks for developing a feel for division.<![CDATA[What does it mean to divide an integer by a fraction? Or a positive number by a negative number? Or even a negative number by another negative number? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UjRl4y]]>What does it mean to divide an integer by a fraction? Or a positive number by a negative number? Or even a negative number by another negative number? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UjRl4yhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_281-ce3.mp3Fri, 27 May 2016 10:00:45 -0700no00:08:24216 TMD Why Does a Triangle Have 180 Degrees?Learn how to prove that the angles of a triangle add to 180 degrees.<![CDATA[How many degrees do the three angles of a triangle contain? They've got 180 of 'em, right? Why 180 and not some other number? And do all triangles really contain 180 degrees? Keep on listening to find out! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/11fbwwv]]>How many degrees do the three angles of a triangle contain? They've got 180 of 'em, right? Why 180 and not some other number? And do all triangles really contain 180 degrees? Keep on listening to find out! Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/11fbwwvhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_216-cv4.mp3Thu, 19 May 2016 20:30:45 -0700no00:06:42280 TMD How to Think About Division: Part 1Learn how to develop an intuitive feel for division.<![CDATA[What does it really mean to divide two numbers? Or two variables? How can you visualize these processes? And how are they related to the process of multiplication? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xqsr88]]>What does it really mean to divide two numbers? Or two variables? How can you visualize these processes? And how are they related to the process of multiplication? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Xqsr88http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_280-so4.mp3Fri, 13 May 2016 15:30:30 -0700no00:07:30198 TMD The Equation for a Happy Mother's DayLearn about the math behind Mother's Day.<![CDATA[What's the most important holiday in May? Obviously it's Mother's Day. Did you know there's an equation that can help you celebrate? Keep on reading to find out what it is! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Og53su]]>What's the most important holiday in May? Obviously it's Mother's Day. Did you know there's an equation that can help you celebrate? Keep on reading to find out what it is! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Og53suhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_198-eo3.mp3Thu, 05 May 2016 20:15:30 -0700no00:06:55279 TMD How to Think About Multiplication: Part 2Learn more tricks for thinking about the meaning of multiplication.<![CDATA[What does it mean to multiply a positive number by a negative number? What does it mean to multiply two negative numbers? How about two variables? Or lots and lots of variables? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1rqtjO9]]>What does it mean to multiply a positive number by a negative number? What does it mean to multiply two negative numbers? How about two variables? Or lots and lots of variables? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1rqtjO9http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_279-xe3.mp3Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:15:00 -0700no00:07:43129 TMD How to Simplify FractionsLearn how to simplify the fractions in your life. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math!<![CDATA[Learn how to simplify the fractions in your life. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1VGjSXN]]>Learn how to simplify the fractions in your life. SPONSOR: Try lynda.com free for 7 days by visiting lynda.com/math! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1VGjSXNhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_129-uw8.mp3Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:30:45 -0700no00:06:15278 TMD How to Think About Multiplication: Part 1Learn how to think about the meaning of multiplication.<![CDATA[What happens when you multiply one number by another? Is there a right answer to this question? What does it tell us about how you should think about multiplication? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21oazeO]]>What happens when you multiply one number by another? Is there a right answer to this question? What does it tell us about how you should think about multiplication? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21oazeOhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_278-sl1.mp3Fri, 15 Apr 2016 14:15:15 -0700no00:07:40030 TMD How to Use Math to Send Encrypted MessagesLearn what one-time pad encryption is, how it has been used throughout history, and how to use math to send your own encrypted messages.<![CDATA[Learn what one-time pad encryption is, how it has been used throughout history, and how to use math to send your own encrypted messages. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UZqPpb]]>Learn what one-time pad encryption is, how it has been used throughout history, and how to use math to send your own encrypted messages. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes! Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/UZqPpbhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_030_ed4.mp3Fri, 08 Apr 2016 12:30:45 -0700no00:07:11277 TMD 3 Numerical Fun Facts About the NCAA TournamentLearn 3 numerically themed March Madness fun facts.<![CDATA[How can you quickly figure out how many games are needed to determine the winner of a tournament? What are the odds of predicting the winner of each and every game? And how does this explain why your NCAA tournament bracket was so wrong? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1N9qjPU]]>How can you quickly figure out how many games are needed to determine the winner of a tournament? What are the odds of predicting the winner of each and every game? And how does this explain why your NCAA tournament bracket was so wrong? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1N9qjPUhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_277-og4.mp3Fri, 01 Apr 2016 16:30:15 -0700no00:08:45213 TMD What Are the Odds of Winning the Lottery?Learn how to calculate your chances of winning the lottery.<![CDATA[What are the odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery jackpot and striking it rich? How long would you need to play before having a 50-50 chance of winning? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21M7fZl]]>What are the odds of winning the Mega Millions lottery jackpot and striking it rich? How long would you need to play before having a 50-50 chance of winning? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/21M7fZlhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3?http://media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_213_kr5.mp3Thu, 24 Mar 2016 21:15:45 -0700no00:09:09276 TMD How to Think About Subtraction: Part 2Continue learning how to develop an intuitive feel for subtraction.<![CDATA[Do you really know what subtraction is? By which I mean do you really feel it in your gut? Here's part two of the series that will help you do so! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1q7Pus0]]>Do you really know what subtraction is? By which I mean do you really feel it in your gut? Here's part two of the series that will help you do so! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1q7Pus0http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_276-sl4.mp3Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:45:15 -0700no00:08:45190 TMD 3.14 Fun Facts About PiLearn a little more than 3 fun facts about the famous number pi.<![CDATA[Happy Pi Day 2014! What is pi? Why does it have its own holiday? And what are some fun (and useful) facts to know about this famous number? Keep on listening to find out! Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MmsaKU]]>Happy Pi Day 2014! What is pi? Why does it have its own holiday? And what are some fun (and useful) facts to know about this famous number? Keep on listening to find out! Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MmsaKUhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_190-sd0.mp3Thu, 10 Mar 2016 19:30:00 -0800no00:06:57275 TMD How to Think About Subtraction: Part 1Learn how to develop an intuitive feel for subtraction.<![CDATA[What is subtraction? Like its close cousin addition, you no doubt “know" the answer to this question. But do you really feel the answer in your gut? Keep on listening to find out how you can! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1R1J5oQ]]>What is subtraction? Like its close cousin addition, you no doubt “know" the answer to this question. But do you really feel the answer in your gut? Keep on listening to find out how you can! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1R1J5oQhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_275-se2.mp3Thu, 03 Mar 2016 12:15:00 -0800no00:10:13138 TMD How to Add and Subtract Like an EgyptianLearn how the ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics to do math.<![CDATA[Learn how the ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics to do math. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1XTw70S]]>Learn how the ancient Egyptians used hieroglyphics to do math. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1XTw70Shttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_138-tw3.mp3Fri, 26 Feb 2016 12:30:45 -0800no00:06:30274 TMD How to Think About AdditionLearn how to develop an intuitive feel for addition.<![CDATA[What is addition? Of course you know the answer to this question, but do you really feel the answer—do you feel addition deep down in your gut? Keep on listening to find out how! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1piyuyQ]]>What is addition? Of course you know the answer to this question, but do you really feel the answer—do you feel addition deep down in your gut? Keep on listening to find out how! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1piyuyQhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_274-ci5.mp3Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:45:00 -0800no00:09:33196 TMD How Is Rainfall Measured?Learn the math behind measuring rainfall.<![CDATA[How is rainfall measured? What does it mean when it rains an inch? And how many gallons of water fall on your roof in a storm? Keep on listening to learn all about the math behind April showers and May flowers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Tg26cZ]]>How is rainfall measured? What does it mean when it rains an inch? And how many gallons of water fall on your roof in a storm? Keep on listening to learn all about the math behind April showers and May flowers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Tg26cZhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_196-kx5.mp3Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:30:45 -0800no00:06:28273 TMD How to Combine Like TermsLearn how to combine like terms in algebra.<![CDATA[Do you know what “like terms” in algebra are? Do you know the best way to think about them? And how to combine them? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K72Y09]]>Do you know what “like terms” in algebra are? Do you know the best way to think about them? And how to combine them? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K72Y09http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_273-ck9.mp3Fri, 05 Feb 2016 07:00:30 -0800no00:09:54114 TMD How Many Grains of Sand are on Earth's Beaches?Learn to use math to quickly estimate tough-to-calculate numbers. SPONSOR: Use the code MATH to be entered to win $1000 at http://stitcher.com/math.<![CDATA[Learn to use math to quickly estimate tough-to-calculate numbers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NYWIlK SPONSOR: Use the code MATH to be entered to win $1000 at http://stitcher.com/math. ]]>Learn to use math to quickly estimate tough-to-calculate numbers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NYWIlK SPONSOR: Use the code MATH to be entered to win $1000 at http://stitcher.com/math. http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_114-eg6.mp3Fri, 29 Jan 2016 13:30:45 -0800no00:07:06272 TMD What Does Half-Life Mean?Learn the mathematical meaning of a half-life.<![CDATA[What are half-lives? And what do they have to do with measuring the age of the solar system and predicting the effects of a morning cup of coffee? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NzcdAN]]>What are half-lives? And what do they have to do with measuring the age of the solar system and predicting the effects of a morning cup of coffee? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NzcdANhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_272-sd3.mp3Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:00:00 -0800no00:09:16271 TMD What Do Analog and Digital Mean?Learn what makes things analog or digital.<![CDATA[What do the terms “analog” and “digital” mean? What are some of the analog and digital things in your life? And what does this have to do with math? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TmF6aC]]>What do the terms “analog” and “digital” mean? What are some of the analog and digital things in your life? And what does this have to do with math? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TmF6aChttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_271-cu4.mp3Fri, 15 Jan 2016 10:30:30 -0800no00:06:34270 TMD What Is a Pie Chart?Learn all about pie … charts.<![CDATA[Did you know that a lot of people in the world think that pie charts are a really terrible kind of chart? Keep on listening to find out why! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K9DkHF]]>Did you know that a lot of people in the world think that pie charts are a really terrible kind of chart? Keep on listening to find out why! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K9DkHFhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_270-cb5.mp3Fri, 08 Jan 2016 14:45:15 -0800no00:08:05028 TMD How to Use Statistics to Understand Poll ResultsLearn how to use statistics to understand the significance of the latest political polling results and to keep yourself from being duped by misleading information.<![CDATA[Learn how to use statistics to understand the significance of the latest political polling results and to keep yourself from being duped by misleading information. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-339-6279. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!]]>Learn how to use statistics to understand the significance of the latest political polling results and to keep yourself from being duped by misleading information. Questions go to mathdude@quickanddirtytips.com or 206-339-6279. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes!http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_028_wc6.mp3Fri, 01 Jan 2016 12:30:45 -0800no00:07:23269 TMD How to Use Histograms to Fix Your PicturesLearn how to use histograms to perfect your imperfect photos.<![CDATA[Have you ever adjusted the exposure and brightness of a photo? Did you know you were really adjusting your picture’s photo histogram? Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1kNvSpN]]>Have you ever adjusted the exposure and brightness of a photo? Did you know you were really adjusting your picture’s photo histogram? Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1kNvSpNhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_269-sj7.mp3Fri, 25 Dec 2015 05:30:00 -0800no00:07:55268 TMD How to Use Histograms to Take Better PicturesLearn how to use histograms to take better pictures.<![CDATA[What can a histogram tell you about a photo? How can it help you take better pictures? And how can it improve the pictures you’ve already taken? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1ZOF9xJ]]>What can a histogram tell you about a photo? How can it help you take better pictures? And how can it improve the pictures you’ve already taken? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1ZOF9xJhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_268-fi4.mp3Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:30:45 -0800no00:07:05267 TMD What Is a Histogram?Learn all about histograms.<![CDATA[Do you know how to make a histogram? When to make one? And what you can learn from it once you do? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RXVpKg]]>Do you know how to make a histogram? When to make one? And what you can learn from it once you do? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RXVpKghttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_267-ct6.mp3Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:00:30 -0800no00:08:06266 TMD What Is a Bar Graph?Find out how to make bar graphs.<![CDATA[What are bar graphs? How do you make them? And what are they useful for? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/22eO3GG]]>What are bar graphs? How do you make them? And what are they useful for? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/22eO3GGhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_266-ng4.mp3Fri, 04 Dec 2015 14:00:00 -0800no00:07:12222 TMD Thanksgiving and Black Friday After-MathLearn about the numbers behind Thanksgiving and Black Friday.<![CDATA[How much turkey do Americans eat on Thanksgiving? How fast can a turkey run? And how much money do Americans spend in the days following their big feast? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn all about the math behind Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1w47J2P]]>How much turkey do Americans eat on Thanksgiving? How fast can a turkey run? And how much money do Americans spend in the days following their big feast? Keep on listening to The Math Dude to learn all about the math behind Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1w47J2Phttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_222-hk8.mp3Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:30:30 -0800no00:06:36265 TMD How to Use Stem-and-Leaf PlotsFind out what you can learn from a stem-and-leaf plot.<![CDATA[Why are stem-and-leaf plots useful? How are they related to the kind of stems and leaves that fall from trees this time of year? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1k7iUTj]]>Why are stem-and-leaf plots useful? How are they related to the kind of stems and leaves that fall from trees this time of year? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1k7iUTjhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_265-dr5.mp3Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:30:15 -0800no00:07:02264 TMD What Are Stem-and-Leaf Plots?Learn how to make a stem-and-leaf plot.<![CDATA[How do you make stem-and-leaf plots? Why might you want to? How are they related to the stems and leaves that fall from trees? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Yn3YmQ]]>How do you make stem-and-leaf plots? Why might you want to? How are they related to the stems and leaves that fall from trees? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Yn3YmQhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_264-se8.mp3Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:00:45 -0800no00:07:36263 TMD How to Solve Archimedes’ Volume PuzzleLearn Archimedes’ famous method for calculating volume.<![CDATA[Have you ever heard the story of Archimedes and his famous “Eureka!” moment? Want to know how to use his discovery to measure the volume of a pumpkin … or anything else? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TV1juj]]>Have you ever heard the story of Archimedes and his famous “Eureka!” moment? Want to know how to use his discovery to measure the volume of a pumpkin … or anything else? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TV1jujhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_263-ai9.mp3Fri, 06 Nov 2015 14:00:00 -0800no00:07:08172 TMD Halloween Math and More Percentage QuestionsLearn some fun math facts about Halloween and percentages.<![CDATA[How can you figure out what number 200 is 17% of? How do you calculate the original price of something before a 30% markup? What math makes the Halloween holiday go round-and-round? Keep on listening to learn the answers to these frequently asked questions about percentages! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1tEiypA]]>How can you figure out what number 200 is 17% of? How do you calculate the original price of something before a 30% markup? What math makes the Halloween holiday go round-and-round? Keep on listening to learn the answers to these frequently asked questions about percentages! Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1tEiypAhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_172-ew8.mp3Fri, 30 Oct 2015 08:30:00 -0700no00:06:24262 TMD How to Find the Volume of a PumpkinLearn how to estimate the volume of an ellipsoid…and a pumpkin.<![CDATA[How can you find the volume of a pumpkin? How is this related to finding the volume of an ellipsoid? And what does any of this have to do with Archimedes’ famous “Eureka!” moment? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LF1vLp]]>How can you find the volume of a pumpkin? How is this related to finding the volume of an ellipsoid? And what does any of this have to do with Archimedes’ famous “Eureka!” moment? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LF1vLphttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_262-ck5.mp3Fri, 23 Oct 2015 12:45:30 -0700no00:08:54261 TMD How to Resolve Zeno’s ParadoxLearn all about Zeno’s famous "Achilles and the Tortoise" paradox.<![CDATA[Who do you think would win a race between the mighty Greek warrior Achilles and a very clever tortoise? Obviously, Achilles would clobber the tortoise…or would he? The answer might surprise you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20ecKlM]]>Who do you think would win a race between the mighty Greek warrior Achilles and a very clever tortoise? Obviously, Achilles would clobber the tortoise…or would he? The answer might surprise you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20ecKlMhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_261-ce3.mp3Fri, 16 Oct 2015 16:00:15 -0700no00:08:25260 TMD What Is a Mathematical Limit?Learn what the word “limit” means in math.<![CDATA[Do you know what a limit is in math? Do you know how to define a circle using this idea? And do you know why you might want to? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OGpDzn]]>Do you know what a limit is in math? Do you know how to define a circle using this idea? And do you know why you might want to? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OGpDznhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_260-jc5.mp3Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:15:00 -0700no00:09:39259 TMD What Is Euler's Number?Learn about Euler's number and it's relationship to exponentials.<![CDATA[What makes an exponential an exponential? Are any exponentials more special than others? And what does Euler's number have to do with any of this? Stay tuned for the answers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Q5YIft]]>What makes an exponential an exponential? Are any exponentials more special than others? And what does Euler's number have to do with any of this? Stay tuned for the answers. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Q5YIfthttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_259-dw3.mp3Fri, 02 Oct 2015 16:45:30 -0700no00:10:17258 TMD What Is Exponential Growth?Learn what "exponential growth" really means.<![CDATA[Have you ever heard that something is growing exponentially? Or that it's accelerating at an exponential pace? Or that it's getting exponentially better? What does exponentially really mean? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OWNLPP]]>Have you ever heard that something is growing exponentially? Or that it's accelerating at an exponential pace? Or that it's getting exponentially better? What does exponentially really mean? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OWNLPPhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_258-de4.mp3Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:00:45 -0700no00:09:18256 TMD Imaginary Numbers in the Real WorldLearn how complex numbers can be used to solve real world problems.<![CDATA[Although every complex number has a so-called “imaginary" part, in many ways they're just as “real” as real numbers. And complex numbers have many real uses in the real world. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTHZx2]]>Although every complex number has a so-called “imaginary" part, in many ways they're just as “real” as real numbers. And complex numbers have many real uses in the real world. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTHZx2http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_256-kv4.mp3Fri, 11 Sep 2015 11:45:00 -0700no00:10:00255 TMD What Are Vectors?Learn what vectors are and why they’re useful.<![CDATA[Behind every acceleration you make and every press on the brake is a vector. Behind the arrangement of each limb on a tree and the flight of a bumblebee is a vector. So what are vectors? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTnshp]]>Behind every acceleration you make and every press on the brake is a vector. Behind the arrangement of each limb on a tree and the flight of a bumblebee is a vector. So what are vectors? Keep on listening to find out! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UTnshphttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_255-vc4.mp3Fri, 04 Sep 2015 15:45:30 -0700no00:07:08254 TMD What Are Complex Numbers?Learn how complex numbers are related to real and imaginary numbers.<![CDATA[What do you get when you put a real and an imaginary number together? A complex number. No, not a complicated number (although it kind of is), we’re talking about an entirely new set of numbers dubbed “complex.” Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JLrpJk]]>What do you get when you put a real and an imaginary number together? A complex number. No, not a complicated number (although it kind of is), we’re talking about an entirely new set of numbers dubbed “complex.” Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JLrpJkhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_254-ki4.mp3Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:45:00 -0700no00:07:40253 TMD What Are Imaginary Numbers?Find out if imaginary numbers are really imaginary.<![CDATA[Have you ever heard of imaginary numbers? Have you always thought they must be some kind of made-up numbers that don't have anything to do with reality? Well think again! Keep on listening to learn where imaginary numbers come from. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1XdehXC]]>Have you ever heard of imaginary numbers? Have you always thought they must be some kind of made-up numbers that don't have anything to do with reality? Well think again! Keep on listening to learn where imaginary numbers come from. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1XdehXChttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_253-dc5.mp3Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:45:45 -0700no00:08:14252 TMD How to Use the Stars to Find Your LatitudeLearn how to find your latitude on Earth using the stars.<![CDATA[Have you ever wondered how people figured out their latitude back in the days before the Internet? Did you know you can use the same math trick they used to pinpoint your latitude today? Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1J81caV]]>Have you ever wondered how people figured out their latitude back in the days before the Internet? Did you know you can use the same math trick they used to pinpoint your latitude today? Keep on listening to find out how it works! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1J81caVhttp://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/media.blubrry.com/mathdude/traffic.libsyn.com/mathdude/tmd_252-ctd3.mp3Fri, 14 Aug 2015 14:15:30 -0700no00:07:14