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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 17

Happy 17th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…
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The lyrics were created using the same Markov model used to generate the Queen’s tweets. How many of the nine Christmas songs can you identify?

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 16

Happy 16th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

Today, we’re drawing inspiration from the great Only Connect (sort of…):

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To interpret the pictures, remember it’s a Christmas quiz…

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 15

Happy 15th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

Today, I’m afraid there’s bad news for your seasonal transport business…

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 14

Happy 14th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

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Answers via the comments or on Twitter. All correct answers will be rewarded with deep respect and warm Christmas wishes. Enjoy!

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 13

Happy 13th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 12

Happy 12th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

As you’ll have gathered, one of the fundamental principles of our book is the absolute and unquestionable truth of Santa’s existence. However, even if you know that the big fellow is real, that doesn’t necessarily mean he’s easy to spot. For example, one of these three is Santa… but which one?

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 11

Happy 11th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

Puzzle time:

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Answers via the comments or on Twitter. All correct answers will be rewarded with deep respect and warm Christmas wishes. Enjoy!

We’ll reveal the answer to Friday’s tough Elfnigma tomorrow, so there’s still time to have a go at that one too.

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 10

Happy 10th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

Puzzle time!

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Answers via the comments or on Twitter. All correct answers will be rewarded with deep respect and warm Christmas wishes. Enjoy!

There’s a couple of days before we reveal the answer to the tough Elfnigma from yesterday, so there’s still time to have a go at that one.

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 8

Happy 8th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

There’s a tougher-than-usual puzzle tomorrow, so today we’re keeping it light, with a joke:

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The Indisputable Santa Mathematical Advent Calendar
Day 7

Happy 7th of December!

Throughout the month, to accompany the release of our book on the Mathematics of ChristmasHannah Fry & I are tweeting out Christmathsy bits and pieces, one a day, advent calendar style. Assuming we don’t run out of ideas, that is…

Another mini-puzzle today:

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Enjoy!

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