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Some very Pointless maths…

So, I’ve written an article on a mathematical sequence arising from the episodes of the BBC TV quiz show Pointless. Honestly.

Hopefully, it is written so as to be understood without any specialist knowledge at all. I have tried to keep the maths as brief and as friendly as possible.*

I have a couple more articles planned (on equally fascinating and inspirational subjects, of course), so keep an eye out for those.

‘Til soon.

*For those who are mathematically inclined, it’s about Markov chains…