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Math table November 13, 2018

Kelsey Houston-Edwards, professor of mathematics at Olin College will talk about
Games in New Contexts
Abstract: We'll play some familiar games in some unfamiliar contexts and try to generate conjectures about the possible outcomes. Then we'll prove some of these conjectures using theorems from combinatorics and game theory. This exploration should be accessible to all, with options to dive deeper into the proofs or just play some games.