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These Math movies must not be missed

These Math movies must not be missed

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These Math movies must not be missed

There are many movies which inspire us in different ways. Some of them are educational while others are fictional. There are some movies which also teach us mathematics. Many of them have such a strong mathematical element that they ignite discussions and help kids make connections with what they are learning in class.

Some movies are listed below which are must watch and the best part is they give us good knowledge:

  • A Beautiful Mind: It is a tale about a paranoid Mathematician. He accepts a secret work in cryptography due to which his life takes a nightmarish turn. It has many examples of how much beautiful maths can actually be.
  • The Man who knew Infinity: It is a story about the life and academic career of a rising Indian Mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan, and his friendly relation with his mentor, G.H. Hardy.
  • Queen of Katwe: It is a story about a 10-year-old Ugandan girl named, Phiona and her rise to become a famous chess master.
  • Moneyball: It is all about the role that maths play in professional sports. It is a manager’s successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a small budget.
  • Stand and Deliver: In this movie a mathematics teacher adopts unconventional teaching methods to help gang members and no-hopers pass very Advanced Placement exam in calculus.
  • The Martian: It is about a man who goes on Mars expedition and is assumed to be dead. The movie shows how the lead survives by using mathematics and his instincts.
  • October Sky: It is a true story of Homer Hickman and how he is inspired by the first Sputnik launch to study rocket science against his father’s wish.
  • Back to the Future: Back to the future tells the tale of a 17-year-old teenage boy who is sent 30 years into the past. It comically explores math in the context of time travel.
  • Hidden Figures: It is the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who had played a very important role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. Space Program.
  • Donald in Mathmagic Land: In the movie Donald Duck goes on an adventure in which it is explained how maths can be used in every day life. It was made to show young children that maths is more than just a set of procedures and rules.
  • In your free time, watch these interesting movies based on Mathematics and enjoy Mathematics!

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