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In addition to learn mathematics, all SWiM participants will have extra fun activities:

  • A field trip to NC Museum of Art
  • Meeting with a person from Duke Admissions
  • The panel discussion on How to prepare for college applications?
  • Duke campus tour Campus Map
  • Have a fun movie night!!
  • Awesome debates why math rocks!
  • A picnic at Sarah Duke garden
  • Having a lunch with Duke Math faculty
  • Water melon/ice cream party with Duke female math circle
  • Having some seasonal activity at Durham area
  • More to come, Check this later for more info!

Have you wondered...

  • Which number do you like better, π or e? Why?
  • The area of a triangle is a half of its base times height. Can you prove this without a word?
  • Think of wooden puzzles involving tessellations, both of the Euclidean and the hyperbolic plane (e.g. puzzles related to M.C. Escher's paintings).
  • Are there different infinities? How many different infinities do we have?
  • Why do topologists get donuts and coffee cups confused?
  • My brother's brother is my brother, but my father's father is not my father, right?
  • How would Martians add if they had only 7 fingers?

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