by zastrowk | Oct 12, 2016 | Fun Math, Math Articles, Math Seminar

My MAT 381 presentation on Wednesday October 12 is on using elements of number theory in order to solve the newspaper puzzle Kenken and to make it a bit more challenging. KenKen is a puzzle that appears in daily newspapers the world over and is similar to Sudoku. In...
by Emilie Clark | Sep 4, 2013 | Math Articles

This article reviews a few different methods that Fibonacci could have used to find a real solution to the polynomial [x^3 + 2x^2 + 10x = 20] I will explain what the two most prominent methods are. You can access the article via this link:...
by Terrence Bisson | Oct 24, 2012 | Math Articles

N Ways to Apply Algebra with The New York Times A Brooklyn high school teacher revisits this summer’s controversial debate “Is Algebra Necessary?” Here is a link:...
by Terrence Bisson | Oct 2, 2012 | Math Articles

Here is a link to a website about Maria Chudnovsky, a young mathematician (in graph theory) who was just awarded a MacArthur genius award: http://www.macfound.org/fellows/862/
by Terrence Bisson | Aug 23, 2012 | Math Articles

This article finds all the convex shapes that can be made from a tangram set. Fu Traing Wang; Chuan-Chih Hsiung. “A Theorem on the Tangram”. The American Math. Monthly 49 (November 1942).
by Terrence Bisson | Aug 22, 2012 | Math Articles, Old Math Seminar

You can reach a Canisius sign-in page for JSTOR at http://library.canisius.edu/databases Some journals at JSTOR may be useful for students (info correct as of August 2012); here are links to access them, if you are signed in to myCanisius: The American Mathematical...