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# Tag Archives: topology

## Loop Puzzle 8

Here’s a fun one. Well…at least I think it’s fun. Maybe it will just give you a headache ðŸ˜›

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November 9, 2013
Tagged knots, links, loops, math, mathematics, puzzles, topology
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## Loop Puzzle 7

I have some puzzles left over from the Government Shutdown. Plus, I’m working on some more for starter activities for my wife’s engineering class, so enjoy! Solution is here

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October 30, 2013
Tagged knot theory, knots, loops, math, mathematics, puzzles, topology
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## Shutdown Puzzle 15

And another loopy puzzle for you…

## Shutdown Puzzle 13

The shutdown drags on. Try a puzzle! Spoiler: Click here for the solution.

## Shutdown Puzzle 12

Day 13 of the Federal Shutdown. See Shutdown Puzzle 11 for an example. Spoiler: Click here for the solution

## Shutdown Puzzle 11

A new flavor of puzzles. Look at the example, then see if you can do the first puzzle. claimtoken-525966d798694

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October 12, 2013
Tagged knot theory, knots, links, math, mathematics, puzzles, shutdown, topology
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## Shutdown Puzzle 6

The US Government Shutdown continues, but I’ve been recalled to work (I guess they find my services essential). No guarantee that the puzzles will continue, but I’ll try my best. Enjoy this one.

## Spoiler!(?) Solution to Puzzle 5

Here is one solution to Puzzle 5. It’s not the solution I intended. I wanted to make Puzzle 5 hard enough that the solver would write a general (topological) argument for the existence of solutions. But I decided to solve … Continue reading

## Shutdown Puzzle 5

The US Federal Government is down. The next puzzle is up. Have fun with this one. (Hint: there are a couple of ways to try this one. For bonus points you might try both 1) drawing lines and 2) making … Continue reading

## Shutdown Puzzle 4

Government shutdown continues and so do the puzzles. Only a couple more topological ones, then we’ll move on to something else.