Fall 2017

  • The Beginners Group and the Elementary Group meet on Saturdays from 9:00 – 10:00.
  • The Intermediate Group and the Advanced Group meet on Saturdays from 10:30 – 12:00.
  • All groups meet in Phillips Hall rooms 206 and 208.

This schedule is tentative and may be changed.

Date Beginners Group Topic Elementary Group Topic Intermediate Group Topic Advanced Group Topic
Sept 16 Puzzles Word Problems and Common Sense Grid Power Lights Out
Sept 23
Football Saturday
Cryptography Part 1 Coins and Cryptograms Four Points,Two Distances and Dissection Puzzles Finite Fields
Sep 30 Math Circle will not meet.
Oct 7
Football Saturday
Cryptography Part 2 Primes and Factors Pigeonhole Principle Symmetry and Fractals
Oct 14
Football Saturday
Cryptography, Part 3 Cyclic Numbers and Dividing by Seven Invariants Linear Explorations
Oct 21 Math Circle will not meet.
Oct 28
Football Saturday
Math Circle will not meet.
Nov 4 Pigeonhole Part 1 Modular Arithmetic, Part 1 Probability Puzzles TBD
Nov 11 Pigeonhole Part 2 Modular Arithmetic, Part 2 Probability Puzzles TBD
Nov 18 Math Circle will not meet.
Nov 25 Thanksgiving Weekend
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 2 Pascal/Fibonacci Part 1 Mobius Bands Reflection Does It (or Cyclic Numbers and Other Tricks) TBD
Dec 9 Pascal/Fibonacci Part 2 Game of Criss-Cross or Life in 4 Dimensions Hyperbolic Soccerballs TBD
Dec 16 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 23 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 30 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.

On Football Saturdays, expect little parking. We urge you to carpool.

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