# Schedule_

# 2017 - 2018

**The follwoing schedule shows who will be leading the circle on a given day.**

Date | Grade Level | Leader | Topic | Handouts |
---|---|---|---|---|

September 15 | 7-8 | Tatiana Shubin | Parity and Invariance | |

September 15 | 9-10 | Tom Davis | Pascal's Triangle | |

September 22 | 7-8 and 9-10 | BAMA at SCU : Jayadev Athreya | Benford and Billiards | BAMA_1.pdf |

September 29 | 7-8 | Tom Freeman | Puzzles, Logic, and Proofs | |

September 29 | 9-10 | Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo | Tiling Rectangles | Tiling Rectangles handout |

October 06 | 7-8 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

October 06 | 9-10 | Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo | Games and Codes | |

October 13 | 7-8 | Lucian Sega | Functional Equations | |

October 13 | 9-10 | Alon Amit | Really Big Numbers and How to Compare Them | |

October 20 | 7-8 | Raghu Subramanian | Invariants | |

October 20 | 9-10 | Lucian Sega | Inscribed Circles | |

October 27 | 7-8 | Ted Alper | Bidding and Bingo | |

October 27 | 9-10 | Raghu Subramanian | Information Theory | |

November 3 | 7-8 | Lucian Sega | Systems of Equations | |

November 3 | 9-10 | Tom Freeman and Leander TenHoff | Various math problems | |

November 8 | 7-8 and 9-10 | BAMA at SCU : Francis Su | Mathematics and Magic of Card Shuffling | BAMA_2.pdf |

November 17 | 7-8 | Lucian Sega | Prime Numbers | |

November 17 | 9-10 | Ted Alper | Finite State Machines and Markov Processes | |

December 1 | 7-8 and 9-10 | BAMA at SJSU : Susan Durst | Powersets and the Littlewood-Offord Problem | BAMA_3.pdf |

December 8 | 7-8 | Yul Inn | The Euclidean Algorithm and Bezout's Lemma | |

December 8 | 9-10 | Lucian Sega | Adventures in Trigonometry | |

December 15 | 7-8 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

December 15 | 9-10 | Yul Inn | Turan's Theorem | |

January 5 | 7-8 | Dan Goldston | Exploring Integer Sequences | |

January 5 | 9-10 | Pratima Karpe | Permutations and Puzzles I | Permute_puzzles |

January 12 | 7-8 | Dan Brinkman | Cutting Mobius Strips | |

January 12 | 9-10 | Pratima Karpe | Permutations and Puzzles II | Permute_puzzles |

January 19 5:00-7:00pm | 7-8 and 9-10 | Andy Liu | Puzzles and Math Competitions | Puzzle_Andy_Lui |

January 19 7:30-8:30pm | 7-8 and 9-10 | BAMA at SJSU : Paul Zeitz | Continued Fractions and Hyperbolic Geometry | BAMA_4.pdf |

January 26 | 7-8 | Alon Amit | Functions as transformations, iterations and cycles | |

January 26 | 9-10 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

February 2 | 7-8 | Lucian Sega | Sums and Products | |

February 2 | 9-10 | Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo | P-adic numbers | |

February 9 | 7-8 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

February 9 | 9-10 | Lucian Sega | Moments in Geometry | |

February 16 | 7-8 | Tom Davis | BAMO Prep | |

February 16 | 9-10 | Matt Lee | BAMO Prep | |

February 23 7:30-8:30pm | 7-8 and 9-10 | BAMA at SCU : Deanna Haunsperger | A Glimpse at the Horizon | BAMA_5.pdf |

March 2 | 7-8 | Tom Freeman | BAMO Aftermath | |

March 2 | 9-10 | Tom Davis | BAMO Aftermath | |

March 9 | 7-8 | Subra Subrahmanya | Pigeonhole Principle | |

March 9 | 9-10 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

March 16 | 7-8 | Raghu Subramanian | Boolean Algebra and Circuit Design | |

March 16 | 9-10 | Tom Davis | Fractions and Decimals | |

March 23 | 7-8 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

March 23 | 9-10 | Simon Rubinstein-Salzedo | Pentagonal Number Theorem | |

March 30 | 7-8 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

March 30 | 9-10 | Amir Dana | Polynomials and Functional Equations | |

April 6 | 7-8 | Lucian Sega | Number Bases | |

April 6 | 9-10 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

April 13 | 7-8 | Marc Roth | Bowling Pin Puzzles | |

April 13 | 9-10 | Matt Lee | Factoring with Fermat | |

April 20 7:30-8:30pm | 7-8 and 9-10 | BAMA at SCU : Thomas Banchoff | Cylinders and Mobius Bands: How can we see the difference? | BAMA_6.pdf |

April 27 | 7-8 | Lucian Sega | Radicals and Radical Equations | |

April 27 | 9-10 | Tom Davis | (Really) Big Numbers | |

May 4 | 7-8 | Paul Zeitz | Expectation | |

May 4 | 9-10 | Josh Zucker | Number Theory | |

May 11 | 7-8 | Stan Isaacs | Pizza and Puzzles |

Note:

- Some topics have not yet been decided, hence the "TBD" = "To Be Deteremined".
- SJMC meetings take place regularly on Fridays, in MH-320 and MH-324 at SJSU, from 7:0\0pm to 9:00pm.