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All the math
NUMB3RS has opened the eyes of many people to the ways math and/or science can be used to solve crimes. This is a list of all the math and science concepts used in the series with links to on-line sources to find more information or sometimes articles written by mathematicians and scientists explaining the concepts used in episodes.


Exploding Soda Bottle Experiment
Exploding Soda Bottle Experiment -- follow the link below for how you can make a fountain out of soda and Mentos mints
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Faraday's Law of Induction
Faraday's Law of Induction -- gives the relation between the rate of change of the magnetic flux through the area enclosed by a closed loop and the electric field induced along the loop
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 05 November 2006 )
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Farey Sequence
Farey Sequence -- a sequence of completely reduced fractions between 0 and 1
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Fibonacci Number
Fibonacci Number -- A series of numbers where the next in the series is the sum of the two previous numbers in the sequence:
0, 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34 etc.
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Last Updated ( Tuesday, 08 January 2008 )
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Figure-Ground Effect
Figure-Ground Effect -- a principle of psychology in which perceptions has two parts; a figure that stands out in good contour and an indistinct, homogenous ground*
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 20 May 2008 )
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Flash Mob
Flash Mob -- an assembly of a large group of people who perform a prearranged stunt, then disperse.
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Fluid Dynamics
Fluid Dynamics -- The study of fluids in motion
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 14 January 2007 )
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Fokker-Planck Equation
Fokker-Planck Equation -- formula to measure a distance based on time and velocity
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Last Updated ( Monday, 30 October 2006 )
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Forensic Video Reconstruction
Forensic Video Reconstruction -- Concept developed by Larry Huston, Rahul Sukthankar, Jason Campbell and Padmanabhan Pillai from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004. The technique enables quick reconstruction of interconnected events, sparsely captured by one or more surveillance cameras.
Last Updated ( Sunday, 07 December 2008 )
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Fractal Dimension Analysis
Fractal Dimension Analysis -- first described by Benoit Mandelbrot in  1967 to show how fractals form in nature
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 November 2008 )
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Fractals
Fractals -- a geometric object which is rough or irregular on all scales of length
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Last Updated ( Sunday, 05 November 2006 )
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