## HARD Geometry Puzzle In The Simpsons - VideoRolls.com

## By: MindYourDecisions**Published: **3 years ago

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The Simpson's 26th season finale "Mathlete's Feat" is full of mathematical problems. The final problem is a challenging geometric problem. Can you figure it out? You can skip to 4:58 for the solution.

Kudos to the writers of The Simpsons, who have a long history of bringing math into the TV show. I enjoyed learning about this background in Simon Singh's book "The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets" http://amzn.to/1vWDGKx

If you're curious how to prove pi is irrational, Ivan Niven wrote a proof that involves calculus that many high school students should be able to understand. Here is my write-up with some additional explanatory details: http://mindyourdecisions.com/blog/2013/11/08/proving-pi-is-irrational-a-step-by-step-guide-to-a-simple-proof/#.VVqNhPlVhBc

Here's another example of math equations showing up in a Simpsons episode: https://tune9.net/watch/_rwqs5Ol8g0

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