Linear Algebra & the Fibonacci Sequence + Board Games; Nov. 23

Advanced Series

Time & Date: 2pm-3pm, Saturday Nov. 23
Location: Princeton Public Library, teen room (3rd floor)

Speaker: David Fridovich-Keil

Title: Linear Algebra and the Fibonacci Sequence

Abstract: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, …, F[n], ….

Curious about the Fibonacci sequence? Want to learn how to calculate the n-th Fibonacci number without calculating all the lower numbers? During this talk I will show you one way to solve this problem, using some basic linear algebra. All you need to know before coming is how to multiply and add. See you on Saturday!

Difficulty: 3 chili peppers (out of 4)

Notes from the talk: See here.

RSVP: http://www.princetonlibrary.org/events/2013/11/mercer-county-math-circle-advanced-1

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Board Games & Origami

Location: Princeton Public Library, teen room (3rd floor)

3.14pm-4pm: This is a fun opportunity to meet fellow students, speakers, volunteers and everyone else involved in the math circle. There will be lots of great games, and we’ll be building a large origami structure!

RSVP: None required.

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