Date
Leader
Topic
Handouts
September 05
Zvezdelina Stankova
Monovariants
pdf
September 12
Tom Davis
Zome Geometry
pdf
September 19
David Farmer
Probability and counting
pdf
September 26
BAMA at SJSU : Marty Isaacs
Pentagons, Soccer Balls and Euler
pdf
October 03
Joshua Zucker
The Bouncing Ball Problem
pdf
October 10
Steve Blasberg
Interesting Problems from Last Year’s Competitions
October 17
Laurens Gunnarsen
Quad: Gauss’s Favorite Game
October 24
BAMA at SCU : Richard Borchers
Very Large Integers
flyer
October 31
Tom Davis
Rubik’s Cube as an Introduction to Group Theory
pdf
November 07
David Farmer
Egyptian Fractions
pdf
November 14
Tom Rike
Mass Point Geometry
pdf
November 21
Break
Thanksgiving Break
November 29
BAMA at SJSU : Joe Gallian
The Mathematics of Identification Numbers
flyer
December 05
Matthias Beck
Polyhedra
pdf
December 12
Tatiana Shubin, Tom Davis, Paul Craciunoiu and guests
A Russian-Style Math Circle
set 1 , set 2
December 19
Break
Winter Break
January 09
Joshua Zucker
Geometric Inequalities and Symmetry
January 16
BAMA at SCU : Art Benjamin
Combinatorial Trigonometry (and a method to DIE for)
flyer , CombTrig , DIE
January 23
Tom Davis
Infinity
pdf
January 30
Marc Roth
Bead Necklaces
February 06
Brian Conrey
Problems You Can Solve Using the Pigeonhole Principle
jpg
February 13
Ivan Matic
Geometry of Circles
pdf , tex
February 20
Tom Davis
BAMO Preparation
February 26
Contest
Bay Area Mathematical Olympiad
February 27
BAMA at SCU : Leslie Hobgen
Matrices, Digraphs, Markov Chains and Their Use By Google
flyer , slideshow
March 05
Tatiana Shubin and/or Tom Davis
BAMO Aftermath
March 12
Paul Zeitz
Brussels Sprouts
March 19
Ivan Matic
Combinatorial Games
pdf
March 26
Steve Blasberg
AIME Problems
AIME , hints
April 02
BAMA at SJSU : Kannan Soundarajan
From Tic-Tac-Toe to Additive Combinatorics
flyer
April 09
Tatiana Shubin, Tom Davis, Paul Craciunoiu and guests
A Russian-Style Math Circle
set 1 , solutions 1 , set 2 , solutions 2
April 16
Matthias Beck
Codes, Ciphers and Secret Mesages
pdf
April 23
Tom Rike
Dynamic Geometry
pdf
April 30
Hidefumi Katsuura/Stan Isaacs
Pizza and Puzzles Party!

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