This week the topic was calculus and differentiation.
We talked to Florencia Tettamanti, who’s a mathematician working on fluid dynamics. We talked about how Flo uses calculus to study the motion of fluids like air and water, and what it’s like to be a research mathematician.
Puzzle: If your function is given by y = x2 - 6x + 13, what is the minimum value of y, and for which value of x does the function give this value?
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