Who wins the tau vs pi debate? Two mathematicians share their view of whether tau or pi is better in a video from the Numberphile Pi series. Spoiler alert: Pi wins.
3 Views 1 Download
- Have the class create a graphic organizer comparing tau and pi
- Pupils should be familiar with Euler's identity, as well as the formulas for the area and circumference of circles
- Speakers make use of calculus in some of their arguments
- Debate style makes video interesting to watch
- Incorporates different areas of mathematics