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## Some new articles on old trapezoids

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

## Art&Math Feb.24, 2015

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...

## MC (April 1, 2014)

Our final Math Circle of this semester is April 1 (no fooling!). It is on rubber-band braiding and links to knots. (some experts are coming to demonstrate) Here is a link to a project sheet:...

## MC (March 25, 2014)

We had no meeting on March 18 because of Spring break. On March 25, we did a project on Sudoku and its cousins. Here is a link to the project sheet: http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2014/03/mcMarch25.pdf Our final Math Circle of this...

## MC (March 11, 2014)

We celebrated pi day a little early, with help from Dr. H. We looked at the definition of pi, acted out a poetic drama, examined the first 200 digits of pi, and simulated the Buffon needle experiment (with great results).

## MC (March 4, 2014)

The project for March 4, 2014 is “Building Maze-Trees”.  Appearing by request, as a follow-up to our interesting project on mazes in Fall 2013. Here is a link to the project sheet:...

## MC (February 11, 2014)

We did a math project called “the game of penny jumping” Here is a link to the project sheet:  http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2014/02/PennyJump.pdf

## MC (February 25, 2014)

We did a project called “A Cycle of Differences” Here is a link to the project sheet: http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2014/02/CycleDiff.pdf We did LOTS of experiments. We found an example of a starting square that lasted...

## MC8 (November 20, 2012)

Terry Bisson prepared a “Puzzlers” activity sheet: http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2013/01/Puzzlers.pdf and we had pizza!

## MC7 (November 13, 2012)

Christopher Eppolito prepared an activity sheet on the arbelos: http://blogs.canisius.edu/themathcircle/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/2013/01/ArbelosMCircle.pdf We used compasses!