 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.
 We normally meet in Phillips Hall rooms 206 and 208. Room changes are noted below.
This schedule is tentative and may be changed.
Sunday, May 19Julia Robinson Math Festival.
Date  Beginners Group Topic  Elementary Group Topic  Intermediate Group Topic  Advanced Group Topic  

Saturday, Jan 12
Basketball Saturday 
Tiling  The Game of Criss Cross  Euler Characteristic  The Game of Nim  
Saturday, Jan 19  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, Jan 26  Math Auction  Alien Arithmetic, Part 1  Free the Clones  Multiplicative Number Theoretic Functions, Part 1  
Saturday, Feb 2  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, Feb 9
Basketball Saturday 
Runaway Digits  Alien Arithmetic, Part 2  Compositions  Multiplicative Number Theoretic Functions, Part 2  
Saturday, Feb 16  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, Feb 23
Basketball Saturday 
Encrypted Problems  Alien Arithmetic, Part 3  Knots and Knot Coloring  Derangements  
Saturday, March 2  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, March 9
Basketball Saturday 
Math Auction 2  Math Auction  Dr. B’s favorite contest math problems  The Taming of Infinity (AoPS guest speaker Katie Greene)  
Saturday, March 16  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, March 23  Combinatorics, Part 1  Math Games, Part1  Fourth Dimension  Alternative Number Systems (complex, quaternions, octonions)  
Saturday, March 30  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, April 2  Math Circle will not meet – Science Expo on campus today from 11:00 – 4:00  
Saturday, April 13  Combinatorics, Part 2  Math Games, Part 2  Pascal’s Triangle 
Pigeonhole Principle


Saturday, April 20  Math Circle will not meet.  
Saturday, April 27  Math Auction  Math Games, Part 2, Continued  Knowledge about Knowledge  MERLIN magic squares and generalizations  
Sunday, May 19
1:00 – 4:00 
Julia Robinson Math Festival 
Many of the problems we choose come from books in the MSRIAMS Mathematical Circles Library.