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A couple of problems

Here’s a couple of problems that were shared with me recently, that I will be taking along to MathsJam this month. 1) Imagine 6 people standing in a row facing you, with numbers on their shirts: 1 2 3 4 … Continue reading

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October 2012

Well, it’s been a while, sorry about that. Unfortunately, Cambridge MathsJam did not meet in August or September, but we were back with a BANG this week. Our usual spot upstairs had been reserved by another group, so we squeezed … Continue reading

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June 2012

I didn’t write an update for June 2012 because I spent most of the evening listening to the England game, and doing some origami. A MathsJam was happening around me, however, and if any of the participants wish to report … Continue reading

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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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