by floyd | Apr 17, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

My second presentation of this semester will not be a continuation of my first presentation. Instead I will focus on education in mathematics, specifically in the instruction of undergraduate college courses in abstract algebra. This topic is extremely relevant to all...
by wood | Apr 15, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

In the second half of my talk, I will continue on the topic of the condensation method for evaluating determinants. In the first half, I introduced Jacobi’s theorem, on which this method is based. In this talk, I will go though an outline of the proof. The...
by Sandra Jez | Apr 10, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

As math majors, we have been exposed to integration in Calculus and other math classes. The purpose of this talk is to take a closer look at this process that we have taken for granted as well as explore other methods for finding the area under a curve....
by zaccaria | Apr 9, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

My second talk will not be a continuation of sudoku, however it will be on something similar called magic squares. Recalling from last talk Latin squares of 3×3 dimension make up the 9×9 sudoku board where no number is repeated in any column or row or...
by bowers | Apr 9, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

My second math talk will be a continuation of my earlier talk on expected value. I will talk more about variance in this talk, but it will be how expected value can help you find the variance of a distribution. You may want to refresh yourself on the terms...
by morland | Mar 26, 2013 | seminars: spring 2013

Using much of what was discussed in my last talk, we will prove a very important theorem that deals with a prime expansion of any rational number. An understanding of the following concepts are necessary to complete the proof: Relatively Prime Two positive integers m...