# Cyclic Squares

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Hi everyone!

Zong Zhang and I decided to create a Youtube channel a while ago. We teach math stuff, and do examples from various math competitions (i.e AIME). Since we have made a decent amount of videos now, I think it's time to publicize a little.

We're still newbies at this stuff, so don't bash us please! Instead, feel free to give helpful suggestions.

$\ddot\smile$

It's been a month, and as you can see we have started some trends: namely, MAA problems, general math knowledge/formula problems, and problems made by me. Feel free to suggest more groups if you have any good ideas!

Note by Daniel Liu
6 years, 10 months ago

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Staff - 6 years, 10 months ago

The AIME 1 2000 Problem 9 for me, by far. Such an elegant ending.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

I watched every single video on your channel and was really impressed! I really like how you explain the problems and prove every single bit of them, even when it's obvious. You're doing beyond amazing if you're beginners at this as you mentioned, so really well done!

Therefore, you have one more subscriber. :)

As for suggestions:

(1) You might want to try to speak louder and more clearly. It will sound way more professional and might appeal to more people.

(2) In addition to (1), you might want to get a new microphone! It seems that you guys are going to take this pretty seriously, so why not get a better mic to improve your quality?

(3) If you have time, try to record the solutions several times so you do not have words crossed over in them! It'd look way more fancy. :)

Other than these aesthetic points (which are of no relevance to your channel whatsoever, it just looks/sounds better with them) you're channel rocks in my opinion!

Also, I have a few questions for you guys:

Will there ever be viewer-featured problems (or generally harder problems viewers might ask you to elaborate)?

Are you using your mouse to write everything down? If so, how on earth do you manage? I've tried that hundreds of times and I can't even write my name down properly. :(

Keep up the good work guys!

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Are you using your mouse to write everything down? If so, how on earth do you manage? I've tried that hundreds of times and I can't even write my name down properly. :(

I agree with this point; maybe you could use a whiteboard instead. @Daniel Liu , @Zong Zhang , what do you guys think?

- 6 years, 10 months ago

So I use a drawing tablet. Daniel manages with his mouse. So basically, either get a tablet, or you just need some practice.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Yea, I manage with a mouse. It's worth it to practice writing with a mouse, with our lives being affected more and more by technology.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Wow, impressive! Any tips on how I can get better?

- 6 years, 10 months ago

To be honest, I didn't really have any tricks. I didn't even practice that much; anyways my mouse handwriting is terrible. The best advice I can give is to practice. Start by writing big letters and then downsize it as you practice.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

I'm Definitely going to subscribe!

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Great!! Suscribing now

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Nice one! I'm going to subscribe right now >.<

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Hi Daniel,thank you for adding videos of logarithms on youtube. I am going to study concepts of logarithms from your videos. I have followed you on Google+ .

You are just 14 and you have reached level 5 in algebra,geometry,number theory and combinatorics.I am greatly impressed by you.You are genius.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Thanks!

- 6 years, 10 months ago