by Terrence Bisson | Jan 25, 2022 | Fun Math, MathSeminars_old

Here are two puzzles from the Math Horizons magazine from the Mathematics Association of America. The reference is: Gary Gordon & Glen Whitney (2018) The Playground, Math Horizons, 26:1, 30-33. my answer to the second problem.
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 13, 2017 | Fun Math

A Math Seminar Short Talk by Dr. Terrence Bisson, 2pm Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Abstract: The geometry of regular polynons is related to questions in trigonometry, complex numbers, and polynomial equations. I will discuss how roots of unity give a way of finding...
by Chris E | Jan 23, 2013 | Fun Math

http://xkcd.com/ (maintained by Randall Munroe) is a fantastic website for mathematics, physics, and computer science themed cartoons. I would also recommend clicking the “What If?” at the top-left corner of the page. If anyone knows of any other good...
by Terrence Bisson | Dec 24, 2012 | Fun Math

Opening the Doors to the Life of Pi. By Edward Rothstein. The New York Times, December 13, 2012 For those of us who have been intoxicated by the powers and possibilities of mathematics, the mystery isn’t why that fascination developed but why it isn’t universal. How...
by Terrence Bisson | Nov 1, 2012 | Fun Math

You might like to look at our blog on our Math Circle:...