Following the Boston bombing, the news team discusses how Reddit and Twitter have spread false rumors about the Boston bombing suspect. They note the apparent lack of fact checking even by prominent individuals who disseminated false information.
The math club illustrates how to use the distributive property in reverse through factoring. As the members of the club explain, this technique can be used to check your work when utilizing the distributive property.
In this clip, we learn of James Madison's contribution to the Federalist Papers under the pen name "Publius". Madison contributed roughly one-third of the total 85 Federalist Papers and wrote Federalist 10 or about "factions" which were "groups of citizens with interestes that differ from the" whole nation. Madison also wrote Federalist 51 which spoke of "Checks and Balances", Federalist 54 addressed the issue of slavery and the Three-fifths Compromise.