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August 20, 2008

Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

Posted by John Baez

The disturbing trend of math professors making silly rap videos seems to be spreading:

Lucky for him, this guy already has tenure. Here in California, even kids do slicker math raps:

On the other hand, Gervaccio is mainly just mouthing off, while Elvis Zap actually does a good job of reviewing the basic rules of calculus. I’ll probably use his video to help my students cram for the final!

Posted at August 20, 2008 10:46 PM UTC

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Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

I think I prefer FG. And despite the typo which is fixed later in the video
The laws of logarithms is damm bad.

Posted by: Scott Carter on August 21, 2008 1:19 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

Oh dear…

Posted by: Bruce Bartlett on August 21, 2008 1:15 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

Just to apologize if any unintentional meanings were surmised by my comment above above… I meant it in the fun and innocent way! I just wanted to say something on this thread since I always enjoy watching the math music video postings. For the record, as far as raps go, the best I have ever experienced was the performance displayed by my first year physics professor in my very first lecture at university.

Posted by: Bruce Bartlett on August 25, 2008 1:29 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

I am still laughing about the Green Goblin.

Posted by: Scott Carter on August 25, 2008 2:08 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

Both the techniques of movies , and Boy’s surface may interest the cafe visitors.

Posted by: Scott Carter on August 25, 2008 12:21 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

Here’s a nice rap about the Large Hadron Collider.

Posted by: Bruce Bartlett on September 2, 2008 5:43 PM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Elvis Zap does the Calculus Rap

Great, a horrible rap to go along with incorrect content.

If you memorize that rap, you’ll memorize incorrect limit theorems.

Posted by: Kiru Sengal on August 8, 2013 7:47 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

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