Fall 2018

  • 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
Sep 8 Counting Coins Tetrominoes and Tiling Slicing a Watermelon Metric Spaces
Sep 15 No Math Circle this week.
Sep 22

Football Saturday.

Unconventional Counting Knights and Knaves Trapezoidal Numbers Generating Functions
Sep 29 No Math Circle this week.
Oct 6 Towers of Hanoi Logic Puzzles Geometry for Middle School Math Competitions: Warm-up and Contest Problems Topology with Play-doh
Oct 13 No Math Circle this week.
Oct 20 Toads and Frogs Dissecting Squares Counting and Symmetry The game of Hex
Oct 27 No Math Circle this week.
Nov 3

Football Saturday.

Unorthodox Seatings Divisibility Tricks Mad Veterinarian TBD
Nov 10 No Math Circle this week.
Nov 17

Football Saturday.

Shifting Shapes Drawing stars and other problems Soma and other puzzles Hyperplane arrangements
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Weekend
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 1 Tortuous Tetrominos Water pouring and Euclid’s game Rational tangles The Borsuk-Ulam theorem
Dec 8 No Math Circle this week.
Dec 15 Road Trip! Origami Origami TBD
Dec 22 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.
Dec 29 Winter Break
Math Circle will not meet.

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

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