by keller | Apr 25, 2022 | Uncategorized

Hello all! For my 45 minute talk I will be talking about the game, Lights Out, and different forms of the game. Lights Out is usually played on a 5×5 grid, with 25 buttons. And pressing a button, will toggle nearby lights. The goal of the game is simple, right?...
by ovitt | Apr 19, 2022 | Uncategorized

Ternary Continued Fractions are fractions that can be expanded by special eqns; known as Jacobian Ternary Continued Fractional Eqns. These eqns were developed by Jacobi bc he was very interested in the concept of the continued fraction. and using these eqns was how he...
by santora | Apr 16, 2022 | Uncategorized

Have you ever had to split something evenly between a group of people? Chances are that you have, and chances are that when you did, you didn’t use the laws of mathematics to ensure everyone’s complete and mathematically certain satisfaction. Because y’know, that’d be...
by Charles Drolet | Apr 2, 2022 | Math Seminar, Uncategorized

Hey everyone! For my talk, we will be exploring the impact on monetary policies on inflation which then results into an impact on stock return and asset prices. This may sound more like an economic or finance talk, but let me assure you, a lot of math can be found...
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 Austin Reszel | Mar 28, 2022 | Uncategorized

Hi everyone! For the first math seminar of the semester, I will be discussing the idea of a Cantor Polynomial and an interesting theorem that relates to these polynomials called the Fueter-Polya Theorem. Cantor Polynomials deal with the question of taking...
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...