Need to get your head back into the maths game before the start of Term 1? Have we got the playlist for you!
If you haven’t already heard of Eddie Woo, he’s a maths teacher from Sydney who uploads his entertaining maths lessons to YouTube. His videos get millions of views because he has an awesome way of explaining concepts and just generally makes maths fun! Below are his top five videos of all time, based on views. Happy watching!
1. Why is 0! = 1?
If you’ve only got six minutes to spend on maths these school holidays, watch this video. Eddie brings so much clarity to this FAQ maths question. P.S. This video has a massive 13 million views!
2. The magical disappearing square
Not sure if we’re watching maths or a magic show here, but we like it! Make sure you watch to the very end so it all makes sense!
3. What is 0 to the power of 0?
His explanations are the best. If you’re thinking about heading down a maths + education path and becoming a high school maths teacher, you can learn heaps by watching Eddie.
4. Dividing by zero?
Essential viewing if you’ve ever Googled “why can’t you divide by zero”.
5. Visual Proof of Pythagoras’ Theorem
Eddie Woo brings some arts and crafts to a geometry lesson and we’re all for it.
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