This weekend should be a very interesting and accessible lecture by Dr. Harold Reiter:
Exploding Dots is an alternative method for examining place value. We’ll look at some exotic methods of representing numbers and see a few applications. Some methods make use of antidots and some require black holes.
Dr. Reiter is a professor at the University of North Carolina. Following are some of his many accomplishments:
- Member of the College Board’s College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Pre Calculus Mathematics Committee
- Chair of the MAA’s Edith May Sliffe Award Committee.
- Former chair of the MATHCOUNTS Question Writing Committee
- Former member of AIME and USAMO committees
- Former chair of SAT II Test Development Committee with ETS. advanced mathematics