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Waubonsee Math Circle
The Waubonsee Math Circle started in Fall 2014 and invites precollege students from our area to eat pizza and do mathematics for fun. I am currently organizing the project; the topics so far are listed below. Details on registration and joining are easy to find at http://www.waubonsee.edu/mathcircle or by email at email@example.com.
The Fall 2016 Math Circle will be held on Friday afternoons and targeted at area homeschooled students. The speakers will be filled in as they are finalized.
|September 23, 2016||Chris Cunningham, Waubonsee Community College||Pascal's Triangle and Modular Arithmetic|
|September 30, 2016||Kenneth Beynon, Elgin Community College||Spooky Sums and Divergent Series|
|October 7, 2016||Ellen Field, Waubonsee Community College||Trapezoidal Numbers and Decompositions|
|October 14, 2016||Melissa Morgan, Waubonsee Community College||The Logistic Map and Chaos Theory|
|October 21, 2016||Amy Frankel, Waubonsee Community College||Euclidean Constructions and Origami|
|October 28, 2016||Rodger Hergert, Rock Valley College||Knot Theory, Links, and Related Tricks|
The Spring 2016 Math Circle will be held on Friday afternoons and targeted at area homeschooled students.
|March 4, 2016||Robert Capetta, College of DuPage||Guess my Number and Pizza Math|
|March 11, 2016||Erin Kelly, Moraine Valley Community College||The Four Numbers Game and Conjectures|
|March 18, 2016||Neil Nicholson, North Central College||Some Infinities are Larger than Others|
|April 1, 2016||Mark Crawford, Waubonsee Community College||Instant Insanity and Graph Theory|
|April 8, 2016||Chris Cunningham, Waubonsee Community College||Modular Arithmetic and RSA Encryption|
|April 15, 2016||Rodger Hergert, Rock Valley College||Dodgeball and Cantor’s Diagonalization|
|October 23, 2015||Chris Cunningham, WCC||Hackenbush and Number Games|
|February 21, 2015||Chris Cunningham, WCC||Nash Equilibria and Game Theory|
|February 28, 2015||Robert Capetta, College of Dupage||Geometry as Arithmetic|
|March 7, 2015||Mark Crawford, WCC||Graph Theory and Instant Insanity|
|March 14, 2015||Assorted Faculty, WCC||Pi Day Extravaganza (with Pie)|
|March 21, 2015||Neil Nicholson, North Central College||Some Infinities are Larger than Other Infinities|
|March 28, 2015||Mauricio Lopes, Fermilab||Fourier Series from Heat Transfer to the MP3|
|September 13, 2014||Chris Cunningham, WCC||Euler Characteristic and Drawing on Donuts|
|September 20, 2014||Chris Cunningham, WCC||Hackenbush and Ordinal Numbers|
|September 27, 2014||Mark Crawford, WCC||Tesseracts and the Fourth Dimension|
|October 4, 2014||Amy Frankel, WCC||Squares and Number Theory|
|October 11, 2014||Chris Cunningham, WCC||The Four Numbers Game|
|October 18, 2014||Chris Cunningham, WCC||Nim, Kayles, and Grundy's Theorem|