F102 |Recreational Math - Round Two | Andy Pauker
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As a follow-up to a previous sequence on Recreational Mathematics- mostly algebraic- these sessions are mostly geometric. With full transparency, there is “real math” in each session, but it is used to design and create a variety of arts and crafts, and if asked, I hope to be able to answer your math questions.
Documents will be posted in advance so attendees will be able to prepare for the session and read ahead or along.The tempo of the class will be determined by the participants' backgrounds. Comments/questions are encouraged!!
Each session starts with a warm-up puzzle and some math jokes, riddles, and quotes to stimulate fun and thought, and ends with some of my favorite puzzles. The sessions also provide many references for those desiring to pursue any area in more depth.
The session topics are a collection of geometric examples, demonstrating that mathematics is:
In particular the sessions are:
Andy Pauker is a retired high school math teacher, CAD/CAM programmer, software support manager and director, as well as Customer Service, IT, and Quality VP. Now happily returning to his first loves - math teaching, tutoring, and puttering around the house.
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