Archive for September, 2016

Do you enjoy interesting problems? Do you want to find out how to make the most of math competitions?

Professor Po-Shen Loh will address puzzles that don’t look mathematical, but ultimately are unlocked by mathematical insights.  Come join us for this very special math circle on Saturday evening.  This talk is for curious learners of all ages.  11412163_1102025153167816_5328126068053980827_o

When:  6-7:30pm, October 1

Where:  University of Texas at Dallas, Room SLC 1.102

Prof. Po-Shen Loh is Coach and Leader of the USA International Mathematical Olympiad Team, and founder of expii.com. He is also Associate Professor of Mathematics at Carnegie Mellon University.

Admission is FREE, but you MUST register to attend by filling out the following Google survey: https://goo.gl/forms/zbToX6sqk320Irgo1.

Proudly sponsored by AwesomeMath Academy

**If you’d like to register for the AMC 8, please arrive at 5:30pm.  The fee is $10/test.

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HOWARDIf a stick is broken at two random points, what is the probability it will form a triangle? This question, called the broken stick problem, first appeared about 150 years ago in an examination at Cambridge University. It attracted the interest of 19th century French probabilists, and more recently was popularized by Martin Gardner.  Learn about this classic problem and its applications in mathematics.

Come join us for this interactive talk from 2-3:30pm at UTD.  SLC 2.303

**Please Note – To register for this year’s AMC 8 test which will be held at 6pm on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, it must be done in person at the Metroplex Math Circle. The fee is $10/test and this date is the first registration opportunity.  Please bring exact change.

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