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Spring 2014 Problems


Week of January 22 - We discussed modular arithmetic. (Steven led the discussion.)


Week January 29 - We discussed DeBruijn sequences and a related card trick. The handout can be found here (Megan led the discussion.)


Week of February 5 - We discussed the mathematics of the game "KenKen." (Amy led the discussion.)


Week February 12 - We discussed graph coloring. The handout can be found here (Aalok and Luke led the discussion.)


Week of February 19 - We continued to discuss graph coloring. The handout can be found here (Aalok and Luke led the discussion.)


Week of February 26 - We discussed probability and exponential functions. Here is the handout we used. (Jon led the discussion.)


Week of March 5 - We had a math battle! Here is a list of the problems we discussed. (The discussion was led by the Math Circle volunteer team.)


Week of March 12 - We had another math battle! The handout can be found Here is a list of the problems we discussed. (The discussion was led by the Math Circle volunteer team.)


Week of March 19 - No Math Circle due to UofA spring break


Week of March 26 - We discussed Catalan numbers. Here is the worksheet we used. (Megan led the discussion.)


Week of April 2 - We discussed Voronoi diagrams. Here is the handout we used. (Led by Amy and Aalok.)


Week of April 9 - We discussed the knight's tour problem. (Led by Ibrahim Fatkullin.)


Week of April 16 - We had a math battle. Here is a list of the problems we discussed. (Gleb led the discussion.)


Week of April 22 - We played and discussed the game "Instant Insanity." Here is the handout we used. (Rachel Baumann led the discussion.)


Week of April 30 - We discussed Cryptography. (Kristen Beck led the discussion.)


Week of May 7 - We had a math battle to finish up the school year. Here is the list of problems we discussed. (Led by the Math Circle volunteer team.)