Puzzles for Feb. 2

We looked at three puzzles, and chose Problem 346. After some experiments, we conjectured that the only square in the list is 9, and tried expressing numbers like $88889$ in several different ways, starting from $999=10^4-1$.

Math Talk: Feb. 16, 2022

Speaker: Dr. Nathan Fox Location: Canisius College Science Hall, Room 1053. Title: Kolmogorov Complexity. Date/Time: Feb. 16 (Wed), 2:30 pm Abstract: How hard is it to describe a number? Clearly not that hard; you can write down thenumber. But, for exceedingly huge...