The Mathematics of Origami

An origami construction that allows us to trisect an angle, a key functionality needed to construct the cube root of a length and construct a solution to the cube doubling problem. As a child, I was, for a very long time, quite interested in the art of origami...

[MAT 380] Flight Overbooking – 11/6/19

On Wednesday, November 6th, I will be presenting upon the mathematics behind the ever-so-frustrating practice of fight overbooking. What is overbooking? It’s when an airline accepts more bookings for a flight than seats on the plane to ensure maximum revenue...