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Matt Parker and Bec Hill present: A Problem Squared. A podcast dedicated to solving problems of all kinds, such as, "What should I listen to right now?". A Podcast Squared. First one's free. You're welcome.

A Problem Squared Matt Parker & Bec Hill

    • Comedy
    • 4.7, 17 Ratings

Matt Parker and Bec Hill present: A Problem Squared. A podcast dedicated to solving problems of all kinds, such as, "What should I listen to right now?". A Podcast Squared. First one's free. You're welcome.

    Big Statues and Big Stack Chews

    Big Statues and Big Stack Chews

    - Could pennies make a girlfriend for the Statue of Liberty?
    - What's the optimum burger size for your mouth?
    - Where is Matt's topography video?

    Here's Bec's burger video analysis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AAc2ukZVtdk

    And for Bec's 5KTS t-shirt, head here: www.bechillcomedian.com/5kts/square

    • 49 min
    Height Matters and Dish Splatters

    Height Matters and Dish Splatters

    - Kitchen counter issues
    - Are surface areas of countries measured in 3D?
    - Why don't plastic things dry in the dishwasher?

    Special thanks to:
    Gareth and Kiruna (@garethandkiruna on TikTok and PIrate & Parrot TV on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHX3-ZTmi60fYtcnO4VOPSQ)
    Ed Warner from Motionspot (https://www.motionspot.co.uk/, www.fineandable.co.uk and @themotionspot)

    Check out www.podcastsincolor.com for some excellent pods.
    Bec's t-shirt! www.bechillcomedian.com/5kts/square

    • 52 min
    Big Thing Fans and Retirement Plans

    Big Thing Fans and Retirement Plans

    - What is the biggest big thing?
    - Is the lotterya. good retirement plan?
    - Update on the £5,000 t-shirt.
    - The taster data has popped.

    Support us on Patreon!
    https://www.patreon.com/aproblemsquared

    Bec's £5000 T-SHIRT
    http://www.bechillcomedian.com/shop

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/aproblemsquared
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aproblemsquared/

    Get your own free financial guidance from here:
    https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money/getting-financial-advice/

    • 45 min
    Squaring Shirts and Testing Toasters

    Squaring Shirts and Testing Toasters

    Support us on Patreon!
    https://www.patreon.com/aproblemsquared

    Submit your data for our toaster investigation.
    http://bit.ly/APS_toasterdata

    Mike Hill wrote up his calculations as an official report.
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/m0njel6x5xcg0z5/T-Shirt%20Quest.docx?dl=0

    Limmy's channel.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/LimmyDotComBlog/

    Limmys Show: Whats heavier a kilogram of steel or a kilogram of feathers
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fC2oke5MFg

    • 36 min
    Airplane Stacks and Backpack Hacks

    Airplane Stacks and Backpack Hacks

    - What went wrong with the audio of episode 003?
    - The best place to put a backpack on a crowded train.
    - How many Boeing 737s will fit?
    - Making a perfect guest bedroom.
    - Bonus: Bec has feedback on Matt's rice calculation

    Listen to the BROKEN version of episode 003 and see how you hear Bec!
    https://bit.ly/2QWqtzV

    This is the audio file of Non Je Ne Regrette Rien that Bec sometimes has problems with.
    https://bit.ly/33YQi7K

    • 46 min
    Quarantine Kits and Contagion Calculus

    Quarantine Kits and Contagion Calculus

    - Why is this episode so late?
    - What to take when in hospital quarantine?
    - Tips for working at home from two pros.
    - Does the exponential maths of viral memes check out?

    Get in touch if you'd like to share your working-from-home space. We'd love to see it!

    https://www.instagram.com/aproblemsquared/
    https://twitter.com/AProblemSquared

    Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aproblemsquared

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

London coffee girl ,

They’re naturals. Love it.

Bec & Matt have such an effortless style; you can tell they’re friends (as well as comedy colleagues). Really funny podcast. But also: I learned loads of nerdy stuff. Can’t wait for my next dinner party to casually “drop in” some facts ;)
Cheers!

Din0Dave ,

A Problem Squared

Fantastic! These questions are ridiculously good, and the answers are better!

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