MathsJam Antwerp 18 December 2019
Simon had a wonderful time at MathsJam Antwerp again. One of the problems was something he was already familiar with – the puzzle about hanging a painting using two pegs … Continue reading MathsJam Antwerp 18 December 2019
MathsJam Antwerp 20 November 2019. A Blast and a Responsibility.
Today, Simon returned to a problem he first encountered at a MathsJam in summer: “Pick random numbers between 0 and 1, until the sum exceeds 1. What is the expected … Continue reading MathsJam Antwerp 20 November 2019. A Blast and a Responsibility.
Trinagular birthday probabilities
“What is the chance that two people in a group of, say, 30 people would have their birthday on the same day?” I asked Simon as we were sitting on … Continue reading Trinagular birthday probabilities
MathsJam Antwerp 20 May 2019
Simon has been asked to help compiling the program for the next MathsJam!
Vladimir Krasnoukhov at MathsJam Antwerp!
When we arrived at the MathsJam last Tuesday, we heard a couple of people speak Russian. One of them turned out to be a well known Russian puzzle inventor Vladimir … Continue reading Vladimir Krasnoukhov at MathsJam Antwerp!
MathsJam 19 March 2019
What a monstrous logic problem, this was just too much to crack.
MathsJam Antwerp 20 November 2018
Always awesome input and a great deal of understanding coming from the math professors. The last picture is of Simon programming the solution on paper (he didn’t have the laptop … Continue reading MathsJam Antwerp 20 November 2018