SMS scnews item created by Yinan Zhang at Mon 19 Apr 2010 1522
Type: Seminar
Distribution: World
Expiry: 22 Apr 2010
Calendar1: 22 Apr 2010 1300-1400
CalLoc1: Carslaw 452
Auth: yzhang(.pmgrad;1504.2007)@p494.pc.maths.usyd.edu.au

SUMS: Guo -- Hats, Buckets and Pascal’s Triangle

We will explore a range of fun yet totally unrelated puzzles involving people in hats,
things in buckets, and mysterious properties of the Pascal’s triangle.  Along the way,
we will meet and greet various interesting facets of mathematics such as modulo
arithmetic, base representations, and possibly, the axiom of choice.


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