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Project Topics for Mathematical Puzzles, Games & Other Diversions
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Winter 2020
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Blackjack and card countingWu D, Demetrios K & Sejal M3VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414610533/612d539a52
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(slides from VIDEO)
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1o3U0tS3o_m6qeOBmQGKEv-NSBfiJS7C7uuuKGdhxMJc/edit?usp=sharing
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(bonus slides)
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1x6lvm61FJT5ibAcrZyQudO2oS2KVTcShNCH0weESI1Y/edit#slide=id.g8425a8c642_0_112
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The golden ratio and the Fibonacci sequenceChristina M & Kimia R2VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414986322/10cd94608e
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(slides from VIDEO)
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1tM_KmolFJBHOV7qk98qYbJ3MPPWa_7e4xU3s37DBcGM
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The Counterfeit Coin ProblemSara D and Kieran D2SLIDES+AUDIO
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1xvAssdoYkKBS3ygR2C4ragEW7zKETjS6D5YTUiTpQQA/edit?usp=sharing
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Speed MathQi H, Machenzi L & Xiaojie S3SLIDES+VIDEO
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1nI2nkyabNgyd7dPqlY257CnsbNAr9GAL1jwEcT6Pvl4/edit?usp=sharing
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Perfect Riffle ShufflesMazen Z & Michael L2VIDEO (Pt 1)
https://vimeo.com/414991717/09137471a6
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VIDEO (Pt 2)
https://vimeo.com/414610592/74160447c1
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Rubik's CubeNick C1VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20f0BbG8QzU
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SudokuLaura V & Ori E2VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414610480/205a9dd879
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(slides from VIDEO)
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13mnJAY9UqhnahZyJwCE4PH2UqFjROPjZa1hVXO3VEP0/edit#slide=id.p
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Game TheoryCeilidh L & LeeAnn D2VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414610070/5635b3eeee
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The Green Eyes RiddleJeff C1VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/415341459/8ebd8d3e50
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Topological OdditiesStacey C, Pooya GS & Michael M3VIDEO
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1q-fJbtFmY8Pn59xjGpxQgY0eQWKqDDB4/view
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QueuingSebastien M & Aaron D2VIDEO
https://youtu.be/Lw5qIx789b4
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The game of Nim (and variants)Joshua M & Jason M2SLIDES ONLY*
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1cYIlKZR-Uzgzk0jcfWwI1O6VsjuIO6aa0acomwC-dOc
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Note: Download Copy for Audio to Work
SLIDES+AUDIO (PPT)
https://johnabbott-my.sharepoint.com/:p:/g/personal/derrick_chung_johnabbott_qc_ca/ER8lDH_ul69Gth_tMe-glzgBg51TN8CnJCtOetwFaRE4TQ?rtime=6wawdrHw10g
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Jigsaw puzzlesAmelia B & Hayley B2SLIDES+AUDIO
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1m5keB9BTYO07hlZbmttkV4ZEs7EjbgrtkOZxQYGIv6w/edit
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Prime NumbersRichard R & Avi L2VIDEO
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9yVENsQUao
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Zipf's Law and related lawsSameer R & David D2VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414975511/0f2057b4cf
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(slides from VIDEO)
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1bgl4_cb8jFO-ww-97a6K27AOpcMKIDuYqqSLjZJl1MM
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Hotelling's Model in Real LifeSeth D1VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414960972/dc362db443
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(slides from VIDEO)
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jQXVh_zd_uqt3CNgkEbE1Wa8B0gBXu6YNCHYbHDWItQ
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Self-working magic tricksZach A, Brandon M & Yuri O3VIDEO
https://vimeo.com/414609735/db48989ce0
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The Gilbreath PrincipleJulien L, Justin R & Andrei M3VIDEO (Pt 1)
https://vimeo.com/415009337/23f5af1972
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VIDEO (Pt 2)
https://vimeo.com/415008827/2f008cb43d
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VIDEO (Pt 3)
https://vimeo.com/415009247/b0bc87fc08
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