Wrong, But Useful  Episode 21
podcasts/wbu21.mp3
This month on Wrong, But Useful, @reflectivemaths and I (@icecolbeveridge) talk about…
 How close is it to Christmas?
 Who the hell are we and why the hell do we do this?
 Other maths podcasts: Taking Maths Further and Relatively Prime
 Colin offers a bounty for pictures of members of the Government holding Basic Maths For Dummies
 ‘Number of the podcast’ 
 We refer to McLeman’s coolest numbers in Episode 1 and the Ninja’s response
 3435 is a munchausen number.
 $3^3 + 4^4 + 3^3 + 5^5 = 3435$
 Only 1 and 3435 are munchausen numbers
 Age range compatibility equation
 $\text{Min}(Age) = \frac{Age}{2} + 7$
 $\text{Max}(Age) = 2(Age  7)$
 Colin’s classic post from 2010
 @colinthemathmo asks:

A question for my math(s) tweeps: What’s your favourite topic in maths? Complex numbers? Implicit differentiation? Circle theorems? Vectors?
 Dave invites abuse by answering “Questionnaire design.” Let him have it.

 Politican’s bar charts
 @srcav’s graph: https://twitter.com/srcav/status/535183089635700737
 Colin is giving a talk at Bournemouth Skeptics in the Pub (April 8th)
 What is a fourth?
 @conniehamilton asks a simple question and gets a lot of discussion
 Euler’s Formula in 2 and 3D, and the BeveridgeLongcope Equation
 Problem of the month via @solvemymaths (If you’ve already done it, do it another way)