Los Angeles Math Circle

LAMC Meetings • 2019-2020 Academic Year

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10/6/2019

We will be starting off the new quarter with some algebra activities.

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10/13/2019

We will discuss board-tiling problems-- is it possible to completely cover a region with a particular set of tiles without overlap? -- and interesting mathematical problems that arise from these puzzles.

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10/20/2019

We will continue to expand on last week's topic of tilings.

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10/27/2019

We will be working with some algebra problems this week.


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11/3/2019

Continuing our work in algebra last week, we will look at remainders and divisibility.

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11/10/2019

We will continue our work in algebra with GCDs.

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11/17/2019

The Euclidean Algorithm is a way to find the greatest common divisor of two numbers. Using what we've learned in algebra in the past weeks, we will investigate how this method works.

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11/24/2019

Some more fun with algebra, primes, and GCDs!

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12/8/2019

We will finish out the quarter with some friendly competition!

1/12/2020

Welcome back to Math Circle! We will kick off the quarter with some applications of graphs and geometry.

1/19/2020

More work with graphs and geometry.

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1/26/2020

More work with graph theory and geometry proofs.

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2/2/2020

More graphs and geometry.

2/9/2020

We will be finishing up our unit on graphs and geometry this week!

2/23/2020

We will begin a new unit on game theory.

3/1/2020

More game theory! We will introduce winning and losing positions.

3/8/2020

Continuing our unit on game theory.

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