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Happy New Year!

How many dots are in the base?

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Hidden Math Crossword

(The contest is now closed. Congratulations to Rebecca W. and Carly R.  Rebecca will receive an Intel web computer and Carly will receive chocolate from L. A. Burdick. Thanks to all who tried this crossword. We hope it was enjoyable.) … Continue reading

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A Counting Puzzle Raffle

(Added May 1, 2013: This puzzle raffle is now closed. Many thanks to all who participated. Here’s a solution.) Last month, Girls’ Angle affiliates Rediet Abebe, Jordan Downey, and Lauren McGough hosted a mathophile raffle contest at the Girls’ Angle … Continue reading

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Happy 2013!

We’re about to enter a triple of triples! That is to say, 2013, 2014, and 2015 are 3 consecutive numbers that are a product of 3 distinct prime factors. 2013 = 3 × 11 × 61 2014 = 2 × 19 × 53 2015 … Continue reading

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Math is an Art, but need not be a Performance Art

It’s a genuine feeling of inferiority. I detect it in students who aren’t the fastest to solve the problem. It’s a genuine feeling, but not a genuine inferiority.

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One-Fold Origami Puzzle Raffle – Solution

Congratulations to Philip H. for winning the One-Fold Origami Puzzle Raffle! Many thanks to all who participated! Here is Philip’s solution:

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Mental Madness at Math Prize for Girls

Tonight was the glorious Math Games Night at Math Prize for Girls. This year, the event took place in the stunning tenth floor of the Microsoft NERD Center. There were activities of all shapes and sizes: modular origami, traditional games, … Continue reading

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One-Fold Origami Puzzle Raffle

This raffle is closed. Congratulations to Philip H. for being selected the lucky winner. Many thanks to all who participated! Here’s a chance for you for some chocolate from L. A. Burdick!

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Secret Message Raffle

Updated November 30, 2012: This challenge has been solved. Many thanks to all who participated! In the April, 2012 (Volume 5, Number 4) issue of the Girls’ Angle Bulletin, there is a Secret Message Challenge on page 15. The issue … Continue reading

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Palindrome Madness: Goodbye 2011, Hello 2012!

Maybe it’s because I’m in the midst of writing hundreds of problems for SUMiT 2012 that I feel like I’m seeing palindromic numbers everywhere! (Even in the date: 12/21…) For those of us born in or before 1991, we’ve lived … Continue reading

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