10/8/2017 | An exploration into the world of "perfect logicians". It is highly encouraged for students to right out the different cases possible for both the 3 and 5 hat variations. [Show less] |

10/15/2017 | An alternate method of multiplication based in binary numbers and the basic ideas of the distributive property. [Show less] |

10/22/2017 | Another alternate method of multiplication. Compare to previous week's handout. [Show less] |

10/29/2017 | An assortment of problems ranging from probability to rates to logic puzzles. [Show less] |

11/5/2017 | A look at how we can organize multiple relates sets of objects/people/things. [Show less] |

11/12/2017 | An introduction to permutations and combinations. The class started on page 6. [Show less] |

11/19/2017 | A second handout on permutations with some fun games involving switches based on diagonalizability. [Show less] |

12/3/2017 | [Show less] |

12/10/2017 | [Show less] |

1/14/2018 | We will begin our exploration of game theory by starting with the example of subtraction games of varying subtraction sets. [Show less] |

1/21/2018 | A second look at games, this time with more piles and complications. [Show less] |

1/28/2018 | A look at scaling various shapes through an interesting set of objects called "gnomons". [Show less] |

2/4/2018 | An introduction to scaling areas and how equally scaling dimensions affects the final area. [Show less] |

2/11/2018 | Created by one of Junior Circle's other instructors, Kristi Intara. In this handout we examine how to systematically perform calculations to find the day of the week (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, etc.) a particular date is, e.g., your birthday. [Show less] |

2/25/2018 | [Show less] |

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3/11/2018 | A look at the harder questions of previous exams and strategies for approaching questions you cannot initially solve. [Show less] |

3/18/2018 | [Show less] |

4/8/2018 | An investigation into a famous gameshow problem involving changing probabilities. [Show less] |

4/15/2018 | Our first meeting looking at distances--with a twist. Normally we only consider the straight line distance (also known as Euclidean distance) or "as the crow flies" distance, but in this case we are looking at the Manhattan distance, where we are restricted. [Show less] |