**We meet at the second floor of the Blocker Building, Room 220, on the Texas A&M Campus from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Saturdays. New to this year, there will be an optional problem-solving session following the standard math circle activities.**

## The next meeting will be held on April 22, 2017.

## Math circle schedule:

## 2-4 pm – Weekly interactive activities.

## 4-5 pm – Problem solving session (optional):

**Advanced Problem Solving, BLOC 202, Prof. Zhizhang Xie,****Intermediate Problem Solving, BLOC 203, Prof. Guoliang Yu,****Beginner Problem Solving, grades 7-8, BLOC 246, Dr. Kun Wang,****Beginner Problem Solving, grades 5-6, BLOC 205B, Amudhan Krishnaswamy-Usha, with help from David Sykes and Jintao Ding.**

Date | Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced |
---|---|---|---|

1/21/17 | Kun Wang
Card Games and Combinatorial Problems |
Philip Yasskin
Domino Circles |
Alexander Engel
Zero-Knowledge Proofs |

1/28/17 | David Manuel
Tangram Origami |
Dean Baskin
Euler Numbers |
Volodymyr Nekrasheyvich
A Diophantine Equation and Uniform Tilings |

2/4/17 | Kun Wang
Penny Problems |
Alan Demlow
TBA |
Philip Yasskin
Domino Circle & Diagonals |

2/11/17 | Tatiana Erukhimova
Physics Show |
Tatiana Erukhimova
Physics Show |
Tatiana Erukhimova
Physics Show |

2/18/17 | Jane Long
A Math Without Words Puzzle |
Nick Long
Which One Doesn’t Belong |
Nick Long
Which One Doesn’t Belong |

2/25/17 | Janice Epstein
Magic Squares |
Yeong Chung
TBA |
Maurice Rojas
Counting Lattice Points in Polygons |

3/4/17 | Philip Yasskin
Unexpected Probabilities |
Philip Yasskin
Unexpected Probabilities |
Nathan Green
Primes |

4/8/17 | Philip Yasskin
Eleusis |
Dr. Doug Hensley
Why is Long Division Serious Mathematics? |
Dr. Doug Hensley
Why is Long Division Serious Mathematics? |

4/22/17 | Maya Johnson
Humans vs. Aliens |
Roger Howe
Rules of Arithmetic |
Roger Howe
Rules of Arithmetic |

4/29/17 | TBA | TBA | TBA |

5/6/17 | TBA | TBA | TBA |

5/13/17 | TBA | TBA | TBA |