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ONLINE Math Circle starts this week

We are happy to announce that the Talking Stick Math Circle is going online for our final course of this academic year: Mathematical Models. * In this course, students will explore three underlying themes: math can be used to model real life; mathematical structures underlie much in life; and the study of mathematics meets many human emotional needs. Planned activities…

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Can Crows Count?

Inspector Craig Cases/Variables (April 29, 2014) We began with Smullyan’s puzzle #72 (another Inspector Craig whodunit). Before class, I wondered whether to use his convention of calling the suspects in each case A, B, and C.  The cases are distinct, and the variables are true variables – they represent different people in each equation… I mean in each case.  I…

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