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Category Archives: Math Games
Math Students Hunt For Errors in False Proofs!
Communicating mathematics is a crucial part of a developing mathematician’s career. Really, any mathematician’s career. In the classroom, with peers, and at conferences, math students organize their learning and research in order to effectively question and convey concepts that require … Continue reading
CROSSWORD! (or: Diversion as a vehicle for conversation on power and usage)
There is so much that is peculiar, irregular, silly, or downright twisted in mathematical verbiage that, certainly, we could all benefit from some soulsearching on the language of our culture. Some of mathematics usage is confusing (e. g. overuse of … Continue reading
Posted in Crossword Puzzles, Math Games, Math in Pop Culture, puzzles
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Riddle of the Month (October)
Hi! This month, I thought I would take a brief break from writing about gauge theory to share a puzzle which I heard recently. As usual, if you have any riddles or puzzles that you think are interesting, send them … Continue reading
Riddle of the Month (November)
Welcome back to this month’s mathematical riddle (and can you believe it’s almost December)! Today we have a neat logic puzzle with an amusing twist on the traditional knightorknave problems that are popular in the literature.
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Riddle of the Month (September)
Hi, and welcome back from the summer to a new series of mathematical riddles! I’ve decided to include only one riddle per post this semester, which will hopefully mean that I’ll be able to keep a more consistent posting schedule. … Continue reading