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# Friday math movie: Facebook for Math Nerds

By Murray Bourne, 25 Nov 2011

By Josh Sundquist

Josh Sundquist gives us a fun take on some of the math behind Facebook.

This video was part of a series of videos which included Twitter for Math Nerds, Glee for Math Nerds and Steve Jobs for Math Nerds.

You can find Sundquist's zany YouTube channel here.

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### One Comment on “Friday math movie: Facebook for Math Nerds”

1. alQpr » Blog Archive » A Bumper Crop says:

[...] Facebook for Math Nerds [...]

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To enter math, you can can either:

1. Use simple calculator-like input in the following format (surround your math in backticks, or qq on tablet or phone):
a^2 = sqrt(b^2 + c^2)
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2. Use simple LaTeX in the following format. Surround your math with $$ and $$.
$$\int g dx = \sqrt{\frac{a}{b}}$$
(This is standard simple LaTeX.)

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