Monthly Archives: May 2012

May 2012

We had a slightly lower turnout this month than last month but still managed to do some good maths. I dug out some Martin Gardner books and we worked on some of the problems within. We also had a go … Continue reading

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April 2012

April saw yet more games of SET and another post-it dodecahedron for the people who hadn’t made it to January’s mathsjam. Several mathsjammers chose to bring puzzle and problem books, and my favourite of the evening turned up a few … Continue reading

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March 2012

March 2012 was all about the games! Learning to play SET: Solving a variety of little puzzles: We also made a start on some of the Origami polyhedra from this book: These were so popular with the bar staff that … Continue reading

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February 2012

By February, we were old hands at this MathsJam lark. We even had a flyer to put out to encourage new blood. Pancake day saw a lower turnout than January’s 24, with only around 10 of us, but we had … Continue reading

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January 2012

January 2012 was the inaugural Cambridge MathsJam. You can read my thoughts on setting up a MathsJam here. Some people worked on some problems I printed off from NRICH, which you can find here. Some of us made a post-it … Continue reading

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Proceedings of the Cambridge MathsJam

So I wanted some way to keep track of what the Cambridge MathsJammers have been working on. I was going to make a dead tree scrapbook so that we could stick in problems that people had brought along and print … Continue reading

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