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Shutdown Puzzle 3

While the US Government is shutdown I’m posting puzzles for your enjoyment.

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Shutdown Puzzle 2

Furloughed because of government shutdown? Try a quick math puzzle to lighten your mood!

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Shutdown Puzzle 1

The US Government is shutdown, but your brain doesn’t need to be. My puzzle outlet will be open while the government is closed.

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More Experimental Topology and Experiments in Topology

I visited my friends Peter and Liz (I stayed a few nights) and came back with a laundry list of things to post about: 1) They have some really cool polyhedra and mathematical quilts, so sometime I am going to … Continue reading

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More Experimental Topology

I was thinking that there might be a way to get a hexagon along the lines of the methods of the post Math with scissors. I told my kids about the idea and they were excited to do some math … Continue reading

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Math with scissors

The other day I visited my son’s class and did the following math demonstration. Take a strip of paper and draw a line down the middle. Our line is red. Tape one end to the other, but put a “half … Continue reading

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Thesis Update

I have turned in a draft of my thesis to my committee. I’m waiting for feed-back from them. Here are some pictures that I produced for it:

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Thesis Update

Arlynda has been very good the last few days about taking care of everything so that I could work on my thesis. So I have made a lot of progress. Today I took my office’s laptop to Panera bread and … Continue reading

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