Take a walk with me down a little garden path in a secluded place; you’ll delight in the discovery of a beautiful mathematical equation. –– Tibeess
Tibees is a blissed out mathematician who likens her style to Bob Ross. And I definitely see it. She's soft spoken, easy to follow, and has described math as beautiful and fun.
When introducing this video, she says we'll be "exploring the square root of i. It's a curious question with a delightful answer."
So get out your "pen, some paper, and a vision in your mind," and let's get started!
As the editor-in-chief of the Make: website, I got to help develop column ideas and work with some amazing contributors. One of these was the brilliant George Hart (father of Vi Hart) from the Museum of Mathematics. After George left the museum, Glen Whitney took over the column. They both did an amazing job at […]
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