Date
Leader
Topic
Handouts
September 10
Zvezdelina Stankova
Classical Geometry
pdf
September 17
Ivan Matic
Combinatorics on the Chessboard
pdf
September 26
BAMA at SCU : Bernd Sturmfels
Tropical Mathematics
pdf
October 01
Alon Amit
Point Sets With Few Distances
October 08
Matt Beck
Graph Coloring
pdf
October 15
Alon Amit
Avoiding Infinity and a Curious Coin Game
October 22
BAMA at SJSU : Brian Conrad
Rational Right Triangles
pdf
October 29
Tom Davis
Conway’s Rational Tangles
pdf
November 05
Tom Davis, Tatiana Shubin, and guests
A Russian-Style Math Circle
probs
November 12
Tom Rike
Sums and Bernoulli Numbers
pdf
November 19
David Farmer
Circle Packing
November 26
Break
Thanksgiving Break
December 03
BAMA at SCU : Rick Scott
Counting Elements in Reflection Groups
pdf
December 10
David Farmer
Factorials
December 17
Tom Davis
Zome Geometry
pdf
December 24
Break
Winter Break
January 07
Tom Davis
Working backwards to find solutions
combine , subdivide
January 14
Joshua Zucker
Anyone Got Change for a Dollar?
pdf
January 22
BAMA at SJSU : Maria Klawe
Winning Strategies for the PSP Game Lumines
pdf
January 28
Tom Davis
Geodesic Domes
pdf
February 04
Zan Armstrong
Infinity
February 11
Brian Conrey
Powers of 2
February 18
Paul Zeitz
Preparation for BAMO
February 24
Contest
Bay Area Mathematical Olympiad
February 25
BAMA at SCU : Estelle Basor
The Utilities Problem and Some Related Topics
pdf
March 04
Tom Davis and/or Tatiana Shubin
BAMO aftermath
March 11
Jim Tanton
Weird Multiplication
March 18
Alon Amit
Probability and Paradoxes
link
March 26
BAMA at SJSU : Jeff Weeks
The Shape of Space
pdf
April 01
Joshua Zucker
April Fools and other mathematical logic puzzles
pdf
April 08
Steve Blasberg
AIME 2009
April 15
Tom Davis, Tatiana Shubin, and guests
A Russian-Style Math Circle
home , home soln , in class , in class soln
April 22
Matt Beck
TBD
April 29
Tom Rike
The Pell Equation
pdf
May 06
TBD
Pizza and Puzzles Party!

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