MathsJam is a monthly opportunity for like-minded self-confessed maths enthusiasts to get together in a pub and share stuff they like. Puzzles, games, problems, or just anything they think is cool or interesting.
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Apologies for being MIA last night. I came down with some nasty bug that has me out of commission since yesterday... figured I wouldn't spread the plague to the MathsJam crew.Hope you had a good one and see you next month (or at another meet-up!) soon.
0 · March 20, 2013
So was the triangle problem solved by the following two area ratio equations below?:1) 4/3 = (40 + Q +84)/(30 + 35 + P) - due to 4/3 base relationship with same height for these two triangles2) 1/3 = (P)/(Q + 84 + P) - due to 1/3 height relationship between triangle with area 35 relative to triangle with area 105 being adjacent to these two triangles which had the same base...
Thanks to everyone who attended, we'll see you all next month. I think we'll have join in on the Pringles can Enigma fun next month. BTW, Winnipeg agrees with our solution https://twitter.com/MathsJam/status/314197340888104961/photo/1
0 · March 19, 2013
We are at the very top of the stairs. If you think you are at the top, keep going
Anyone there yet?
I'm heading over from ballston metro now.
Looking forward to it!
Sorry, regular tutor prevents me from attending
0 · February 20, 2013
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Some of the activities in this meetup are:
* Monthly MathJams: meet at a restaurant to talk about mathematics with other people.
* Book clubs: read a math-oriented popular-level book and then discuss it.
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