Fall 2021

Math circle will resume in September 2021, in person, on UNC campus.

  • The Mobius Noodles Group will meet from 10:30 – 11:30 in Phillips 220.
  • The Elementary Group and the Beginners Group will meet from 9:00 – 10:00 in Phillips 206 and 208,
  • The Intermediate Group and the Advanced Group will meet on Saturdays from 10:30 – 12:00 in Phillips 206 and 208.
  • Class location will be posted below, or Zoom URLs will be sent out on the googlegroup

This schedule is tentative and may be changed.

 

Date  Moebius Noodles Topic Beginners Group Topic Elementary Group Topic Intermediate Group Topic Advanced Group Topic

Saturday, Sep 4

Functions, functionals, and character design: “Funville Adventures”
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Functions, functionals, and character design: “Funville Adventures”
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Square of Squares Thinking about Knots Rational Tangles
Saturday, Sep 11 Math Circle will not meet.

Saturday, Sep 18

(football Saturday)

Geometries of the World (Part 1)
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Geometries of the World (Part 1)
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Tiling with Dominos Thinking Harder about Knots Mass Point Geometry, Part 1
Saturday, Sep 25 Math Circle will not meet.
Saturday, Oct 2 (football Saturday) Geometries of the World (Part 2) Geometries of the World (Part 2) Word Problems and Common Sense Adding Sequences Mass Point Geometry, Part 2
Saturday, Oct 9 Math Circle will not meet.

Saturday, Oct 16

(football Saturday)

This is like that: Relation graphs and Venn diagrams This is like that: Relation graphs and Venn diagrams Relatively Prime Stars Rational Tangles Continued Fractions, Part 1

Saturday, Oct 23

Math Circle will not meet.
Saturday, Oct 30 TBD TBD Pouring Water TBD Continued Fractions, Part 2
Saturday, Nov 6 Math Circle will not meet.
Saturday, Nov 13 TBD TBD Divisibility Tricks TBD Mathematical Games, Part 1
Saturday, Nov 20 Math Circle will not meet.
Saturday, Nov 27 Math Circle will not meet
Saturday, Dec 4 TBD TBD Logic Puzzles  TBD Mathematical Games, Part 2
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Many of the problems we choose come from books in the MSRI-AMS Mathematical Circles Library.