Book optimization (Math Immersion Month Day 20)

Assembling my new bookshelf reminded me about packing problems, which are full of fascinating math that I don’t understand! I’m still looking for an explain-like-I’m-five guide, if such a thing exists. (If not, one day I’ll just make my own version!)

Time breakdown

  • Video production time: 1 hour 44 min
    • Script writing/preparation: none
    • Filming/setup: 15 min
    • Video editing: 1 hour 14 min
    • Publishing: 15 min
  • Math study time: 2 hours
    • Practice problems: 2 hours