by courtadl | Apr 25, 2017 | Projects

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...
by courtadl | Oct 27, 2016 | Projects

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...
by Terrence Bisson | Oct 14, 2016 | Projects

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...
by Terrence Bisson | Mar 1, 2016 | Projects

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...
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 9, 2016 | Projects

Here are links to two recent articles about trapezoids, related to our Math Circle project for February 9, 2016. babylonian trapezoids trapezoids in medieval India
by Terrence Bisson | Feb 24, 2015 | Projects

Hi, our Math Circle project for February 24, 2015 is on Art and Mathematics. Here are two links concerning area that we might find useful: http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/AS1/RefARea.htm http://www.mathsisfun.com/area.html...