by Terrence Bisson | Mar 30, 2022 | Uncategorized

We looked at a typical page of Maslanka puzzles from the Guardian Weekly, and concentrated on #3 here.
by Terrence Bisson | Mar 7, 2022 | Uncategorized

Puzzles 334 and 336 from Math Horizons Vol. 23, No. 3 (2016) This is puzzle 336 from Math Horizons showing first, second, third step in the above.
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 17, 2022 | Uncategorized

We chose the Collatz-like Problem 338. Based on experiments, we conjecture that starting with any number leads into a repeating loop…
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 17, 2022 | Uncategorized

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 $999=10^4-1$.
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 14, 2022 | Uncategorized

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...