The problem in Good Will Hunting – Numberphile
The problem in Good Will Hunting – Numberphile
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Just how hard was the second problem cracked by Will in Good Will Hunting? Matt Damon!
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Well, it doesn’t sound Greek when you pronounce it
now, I would like for you to draw seven red lines, all of them must be perpendicular, and some are drawn with green ink and others with red ink…
Huh so if you apply the laws of reality to a fictional movie you will find some discrepancies?! What a novel concept…
This seems stupidly easy.
Like kindergarten level easy.
Why oh why do I watch things that’s beyond my comprehension..,
how exactly is this math?
As someone who can’t do basic division, this gave me an instant headache. Great movie, though.
Great vid, mate. Clear and engaging.
What a nerd. Movie was excellent.
You earned 10 points for House Gryffindor for solving the bonus problem
This is topology?
So who was the real Will Hunting?
How bout them apple trees
indian guy with no formal education
Its not that hard at all. Theres lots of people could do this once they got the idea. Getting the idea might be the tricky bit…
There is no real Goodwill Hunting or even anyone close to him. I liked the movie. But Willl’s abilities are essentially magic. Will group up in abusive foster homes and thus didn’t have Tiger-parents drilling him in math, linguistics, etc. from an early age. Presumably his guardians were exactly the opposite. He worked a regular job, hung out frequently with his blue collar friends, and then apparently from time to time leafed through math and other books and developed his mathematical abilities to a level where he was embarrassing a Fields medalist on a regular basis. No one has a similar story. Even Ramunajan sat around thinking and doing math all of the time. He produced amazing results but the most impressive ones, I believe, were when he went Cambridge and worked with a world renowned mathematician. Although everyone has different abilities, there are no short cuts. The people at the top of their fields in math, music, video games, sports, etc. are pretty much doing whatever their great at all of the freaking time or were doing it all of the freaking time from a reasonably early age. They almost universally had supportive guardians and mentors.
You didnt explain the concept of irreducible well at ALL. Im really surprised at that. This isnt even remotely hard for anyone who’s studied organic chemistry
You do realize it’s a movie, not a documentary, right? And it’s fiction, right?
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There ar happy trees in art class.
He can’t solve the problem of getting laid.
Can anyone else smell those markers?
At the end of the video, did anyone else say in their head, “check out the hook while my dj revolves it”?
It’s the superphilosophy explained.
Well at least the problem is somewhat abstract, rather than the usual routine partial derivative/sigma notation. Cheers.
Looks fun to do that.
Its a fn movie
Abacus in the bedroom… Hey Mom! I’m not the only one!
Can’t you just mirror each one and do 20
There is no problem. Its a fictional movie.
Bricktop from Snatch has a son
this is the most pretentious mf youtube channel
The problem is how to survive on Mars.
this is the most viewed video ive seen with a recording of someones tv screen
This fellow looks, sounds, and acts like a character from a Guy Ritchie film.
I don’t know about you but I always assume math symbols in movies are random squiggles
What’s the practical application of these trees?
Hey Carmine, remember me? Will from kindagatin
Bollocks, it’s Brick Top’s son !!!!
These look like (longer version) feynman diagrams. Does that check✔out?
,Mr Not A Mathematician.
Just curious, what applications do the trees have?
The movie isn’t about the math and it really has no real outcome of the story itself it has to do with the story of the characters the math is just part of the plot, don’t take the math so seriously just enjoy the idea of a kid from Boston who had a really difficult life who ended being wicked smaht and beating the stigma of of that type of life and became happy.
In the last story, you probably refer to George Dantzig
P.S. It’s "Math." No need to pluralize.
That’s not a legend, this is the story of Georges Danzig, but the real story is not exactly like this
what a waste of time, mathematical egoism if there was such a thing