Kite Setup

Hi Everyone! Thank you for another great year of Math Circle!  We thoroughly enjoyed getting to know all of you and exploring different math problems with you. As promised, below is a picture of what your kite should look like when it is put together.  Dr. Burns will...

Math Circle for Spring 2017

For Spring 2017, the CanisiusMath Circle will be meeting, from 4:15 to 5:30, in Room SH 1053 (Science Hall at Canisius College), on the followingTuesdays:    Feb. 7, Feb. 14, Feb. 28, Mar. 7, Mar. 21, Mar 28, April 4, April 18, and April 25. We hope that you are on...

End of Fall Semester Math Circle

Thank you to all of you who participated in Math Circle during the fall semester.  We have enjoyed working with all of you and exploring new math problems and puzzles.  Math Circle will not start again until the end of January or beginning of February.  We will send...

No Math Circle Today

Hi Everyone! Just a reminder that we will not meet today for Math Circle.  We hope you have a wonderful holiday and we look forward to seeing you next Tuesday, November 29th, for the final meeting of the semester!

Binary Number Fun!

Yesterday, Tuesday 10/25, Dr. Bisson introduced Squirrel Girl and binary numbers.  Ever think you could count past five on one hand?  Dr. Bisson taught us how to count to 31 on one hand– and yes, a hand with only five fingers!  The students quickly organized...

Math Circle Topics for Fall 2016

Tuesday October 18:   KenKen and related arithmetic puzzles! Tuesday October 25: Squirrel Girl and applied dactylonomy! Tuesday November 1: Chess is a puzzle! ALREADY DONE: September 27: The game of penny jumping October 4: Logic...

Math Circle for Fall 2016

For Fall 2016, the CanisiusMath Circle will be meeting, from 4:15 to 5:30, in Room SH 1053 (Science Hall at Canisius College), on the followingTuesdays: September 27, October 4, October 18, October 25, November 1, November 15, November 29. September 27: a game of...

February 23, 2016: our project

We studied an interesting game using 0’s and 1’s: we made some discoveries: it seems that if you start with an odd number of 1’s, the game ends with a 1; but if you start with an even number of 1’s, the game ends with a 0. Do you agree? Here is...