Date | Leader | Topic | Handouts |
---|---|---|---|

September 14 | Tatiana Shubin | Cool problems from a Future Book | |

September 21 | Josh Zucker | Counting I | Counting I |

September 28 | Brian Conrey | Estimating Large Numbers | Est Large Numbers (pdf) |

October 05 | Brian Conrey | Congurences | Congruences (pdf) |

October 12 | Tom Davis | Iterated Functions | Iterated functions (pdf) |

October 14 | BAMA at SCU: Steven Devlin | Networks, Models, and Mathematics: (Note: this meeting is on a Friday) | Talk Summary and directions |

October 19 | Josh Zucker | Countng II | Counting II (pdf) |

October 26 | Lucian Sega | Geometry | Geometry of medians (pdf) |

November 02 | Dave Auckly | A Balloon Introduction to Graph Theory | Puppy walk / Eulerian Circuit (pdf), Ballon numbers (pdf), Ballon dogs (pdf), Deeper graph theory (pdf) |

November 09 | BAMA at SJSU: Matthias Beck | How to change coins, M&M’s, or chicken nuggets: The linear Diophantine problem of Frobenius | Summary of talk and directions |

November 16 | Josh Zucker | Counting III | Counting III (pdf) |

November 30 | Meets at Stanford: Persi Diaconis |
Mathematics and Magic Tricks | Stanford math website |

December 07 | Tatiana Shubin and guests | A Russian-Style Math Circle | Homework (do BEFORE meeting), Problems from the class |

December 09 | BAMA at SCU: Jesus De Loera | Easy to State but Hard to Solve: My Favorite Problems in Polyhedral Geometry (Note: this meeting is on a Friday) | BAMA 3 Summary of talk and directions |

December 14 | Josh Zucker | Counting IV | Counting IV (pdf) |

January 04 | Dan Goldston | Sequences | Problems for this session were from www.fibonicci.com |

January 11 | Josh Zucker | Counting V | Counting V (pdf) |

January 18 | Paul Zeitz | Complex Numbers: Three for the Price of One | Complex numbers and Trig |

January 20 | BAMA at SJSU: Kiran Kedlaya | Counting solutions of Polynomial Equations mod P (NOTE: meets on Friday) | BAMA 4 Summary of talk and directions |

January 25 | Tom Freeman | Problem solving practice with teams | |

February 01 | Nikhil Buduma | A Gentle Introduction to Invariants | Intro to Invariants |

February 08 | Josh Zucker | Counting VI | Counting VI (pdf) |

February 15 | BAMA at SCU: Tony DeRose | Math in the Movies | BAMA 5 summary of talk and directions |

February 22 | Lucian Sega | BAMO Prep | |

February 29 | Tom Davis | BAMO aftermath | |

March 07 | Josh Zucker | Counting VII | Counting VII (pdf) |

March 14 | BAMA at SCU: Frank Farris | Picturing Complex Numbers | Picturing Complex Numbers |

March 21 | Tatiana Shubin and guests | A Russian-Style Math Circle | Homework (do BEFORE meeting), Solutions |

March 28 | Steve Blasberg | AIME 2012 | |

April 04 | Tatiana Shubin | Beans, Piles, and Other Games | Beans, Piles, and Other Games |

April 11 | BAMA at SJSU: Peter Winkler | Mathematical Puzzles that Stretch Your Intuition | Talk Summary and directions |

April 18 | Josh Zucker | Counting VIII | Counting VIII (pdf) |

April 25 | Zvezdelina Stankova | Is Plane Geometry Plain? Are There Magical Rulers and Protractors? | Notes on magical rulers and protractors |

May 02 | Josh Zucker | Counting IX | Counting IX (pdf) |

May 09 | Stan Isaacs | Pizza and Puzzles |