Javier Haro

2021 National Math Festival Online

The National Mathematics Festival (NMF) was this past weekend on April 16th to April 18th. Organized by the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), the virtual event was completely free with something for all ages. Activities included creating art, songwriting, …

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The Dollar Game

This week’s activity highlights a mathematical game demonstrated by Dr. Holly Krieger from Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.  You can view her presentation of the game on the Numberphile Youtube channel linked here.  We will also be using the Dollar Game applet developed by tech startup Hoodies to help explain the game and possible strategies. …

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This week’s activity features a city planner creating an urban neighborhood populated by skyscrapers of different heights. We will be exploring the problem as presented by Julia Robinson Mathematics Festival (JRMF) through an online applet. We will also be giving some tips to get students started with this activity. Facebook Twitter Click here for the …

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