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## Exploring Pythagorean Triples: A journey from Fibonacci to Pythagoras

In my talk [given October 25], I discussed the Fibonacci number sequence and its unique connection to Pythagorean triples. A Pythagorean triple contains three positive integers (a,b,c) that satisfy the Pythagorean theorem for a right triangle. My primary focus will be...

## A Dive into Chaos

Hi everyone! For my 480 talk this week I will be discussing the topic of chaos within mathematics. I will start with the history of the first appearance of chaos, and give a description of what this concept really is in math. I will show some other examples of chaos,...

## Graph Theory and Applications

In this presentation, titled “Graph Theory and Applications”, we will go through a comprehensive exploration of graph theory, covering fundamental concepts, real-world applications, and intriguing connections to both nature, gaming and the computer world....

## Exploring the Connection Between the Fibonacci Numbers and the Golden Ratio.

In my talk, I will explore the relationship between the Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio. The golden ratio is an irrational number that often emerges in various fields, including nature, art, architecture, and geometry. My talk is primarily based on the...

## Gender Differences in Mathematics

Math anxiety and the differences in mathematical performance are common issues discussed among peers in school and a commonly arising issue for educators, especially in a high school setting. Today, I will be discussing this issue and the data that I have found in...

## Waiting to Turn Left?

If you have ever wondered how the decision is made whether or not to install a left turn arrow at a traffic light…. your question will be answered. I will be discussing how the state of Pennsylvania determines whether a left turn arrow is necessary; and the math...