Friday math movie - Math problem solving with mind maps

By Murray Bourne, 06 Mar 2009

Here’s a collection of tips for solving problems. You probably need to stop it every now and then to take in the suggestions given.

I like the soundtrack. It sounds like Johann Sebastian Bach, but I couldn't recall hearing it before. It turns out the piece was written by a 19-year old French music student (born 1990). I was impressed, especially because I used to write neo-Baroque music when I was around the same age.

[This is the updated version of the movie, dated Mar 09.]

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