Can mathematicians beat professional pool players?

From Standup Mathematician.

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Huge thanks to Rollie and Jenn.

Rollie’s Climate Town videos: https://www.youtube.com/@ClimateTown
Rollie is an average pool player: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqVm2hbVs27MbFKr7IqZMuqgXjvMJ7pa0&si=4gGhuM3KGrr0Y-VH

Jenn’s pool videos: https://www.tiktok.com/@jenn9mmbarretta
We filmed at Jenn’s fantastic venue: Skyline Billiards and Bar. You should go there! https://www.skylinebilliards.com/

And that Grant guy makes some pretty good math videos: https://www.youtube.com/@3blue1brown

Huge thanks to my Patreon supporters. Whenever I bounce off them they give me plenty of spin. https://www.patreon.com/standupmaths

CORRECTIONS
– None yet, let me know if you spot anything!

Filming by Alex Genn-Bash
Editing by Gus Melton
Written and performed by Matt Parker
Produced by Nicole Jacobus
Music by Howard Carter
Design by Simon Wright and Adam Robinson
Playing darts in the background out of focus: Bec Hill

MATT PARKER: Stand-up Mathematician
Website: http://standupmaths.com/
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