Solving the mystery of the impossible cord.

čas přidán 27. 09. 2023
STEVE MOULD FACE REVEAL! Check out Steve's 10^6 subscriber Q+A with me cosplaying as Steve. • FACE REVEAL - The 1M S...
UPDATE: We have a proof that if a cable goes back and forth under a handle an equal number of times it can always be removed! Thanks to Henry Segerman. (It does assume the cord itself is not knotted.)
Huge thanks to Susan Okereke for helping out with the video.
Check out her podcast with Bobby Seagull: Maths Appeal
/ @mathsappeal2666
This is the reddit post Steve mentioned.
Whitehead link
Cheers to my Patreon supporters. Without them I could not have afforded Steve's exorbitant CS-tv consultancy rates.
- I never make mistakes.
Filming by Steve Mould, Alex Genn-Bash and Matt Parker
Editing by by Alex Genn-Bash
Music by Howard Carter
Design by Simon Wright and Adam Robinson
MATT PARKER: Stand-up Mathematician
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