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The Second Year Circle will meet on Thursdays from 5 to 7 PM in Loew Hall room 115.

Session | Homework Download | Homework Summary |
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Session 1 (09.25.2014) | Cutting (PDF) | Homework 1: Cutting various objects and observing the results |

Session 2 (10.02.2014) | Pascal's Triangle (PDF) | Homework 2: Exploring properties of Pascal's triangle |

Session 3 (10.9.2014) | Chromatics (PDF) | Homework 3: How to properly color graphs given some number of colors |

Session 4 (10.16.2014) | Chromatics and Flows (PDF) | Homework 4: Chromatic polynomials and making flows on a graph |

Session 5 (10.23.2014) | Flow Polynomials (PDF) | Homework 5: Introductions to flow polynomials |

Session 6 (10.30.2014) | Duality (PDF) | Homework 6: Graph duality and the connection between flow/chromatic polynomials |

Session 7 (11.06.2014) | Flat Folding (PDF) | Homework 7: Origami, and some ways to fold flat vs. not |

Session 8 (11.13.2014) | Modules (PDF) | Homework 8: Modular origami with PHiZZ and Sonobe units |

Session 9 (11.20.2014) | Block Design (PDF) | Homework 9: Setting up games with k players so they play each other n times |

Session 10 (12.04.2014) | Math auction - no homework | |

Session 1 (01.15.2015) | Dots and Boxes (PDF) | Homework 11: Play dots and boxes with your friends (beat them) |

Session 2 (01.22.2015) | Nim (PDF) | Homework 12: The game of Nim and other impartial deterministic games |

Session 3 (01.29.2015) | Grundy Numbers (PDF) | Homework 13: Grundy Numbers (nimbers) applied to games other than Nim |

Session 4 (02.05.2015) | Partial Games | Partial games -- order matters |

Session 5 (02.12.2015) | Permutation Patterns (PDF) | Homework 15: Permutation Patterns for rearrangements of 1-2-3 |

Session 6 (02.19.2015) | No homework | Introduction to Catalan Numbers |

Session 7 (02.26.2015) | Catalan Numbers (PDF) | Homework 17: Catalan Numbers and their relation to various problems |

Session 8 (03.05.2015) | No homework | Hats on heads |

Session 9 (03.12.2015) | No homework | TBA |

Session 10 (03.17.2015) | No homework | TBA |

Session 1 (04.02.2015) | No homework | Rope twisting |

Session 2 (04.09.2015) | No homework | More games |

Session 3 (04.16.2015) | No homework | Choosing a pizza topping (a winner) |

Session 4 (04.23.2015) | No homework | More voting strategies (means and oddities with them) |

Session 5 (04.30.2015) | Estimates of 2, 3, 5, 7 | Sequence similarity (if you'd like the program, it is here |