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Following his very successful lecture on October 1, Dr. Kisačanin will continue his introduction to calculus.  Students who have already studied some calculus will gain a deeper insight into this beautiful and useful tool.  Those who have not yet studied calculus should not be put off, however, as Dr. Kisačanin is very skilled at explaining mathematical […]

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Schedule 2014-2015


September 13, 2014 – Naoki Sato – “Game Theory” When playing a two-player game, what is the best move? What is the best overall strategy? And is there a way to determine who can win? In this talk, we will be exploring the basics of combinatorial game theory, starting with simple two-player games, such as […]

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Schedule 2013-2014


September 14, 2013 – Adithya Ganesh – “Pólya-Burnside Enumeration in Combinatorics” Burnside’s lemma from group theory has a broad scope of application in combinatorial enumeration problems.  Pólya’s enumeration theorem, which generalizes Burnside’s lemma using generating functions, provides a remarkable framework to easily solve counting problems in which we want to regard two entities as equivalent […]

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Congratulations to all of the teams and individuals from our local MATHCOUNTS chapter who are advancing to state.  You will see in the list below many regular Metroplex Math Circle participants: Team Rank 1:  Rice Middle School, Head Coach:  Laura Liu Michael Ma Jeffrey Huang Brian Du Daran Zhao Team Rank 2:  Schimelpfenig Middle School, […]

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Schedule 2012-2013


January 19, 2013 – Ivan Borsenco – “Exploring the world of Probability” In Ivan Borsenco’s talk he will introduce the classical probability theory. There will be many interesting examples and several unexpected results. Students will solve a few mathematical paradoxes, find out how to build simple probabilistic models, and have lots of fun. January 26, 2013 – Dr. Jonathan […]

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Our September 18th speaker, Dr. Branislav Kisacanin,  is an accomplished author.  His book, Mathematical Problems and Proofs, has enjoyed very favorable reviews on Amazon: This is a very interesting book. If you have mastered the bare essentials of set theory (through the upside down A for “for all” and the backwards E for “there exists”), […]

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Schedule 2010-2011


January 15, 2011 – No Math Circle – MLK Weekend January 22, 2011 – Dr. Dimitar Grantcharov – “Some Interesting AMC and AIME Problems” January 29, 2011 – Dr. Branislav Kisačanin – “Important points in a triangle: centroid, orthocenter, incenter, circumcenter, …” February 5, 2011 – No Math Circle We will not be holding the Metroplex Math Circle this […]

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