Program
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Past SWiM

Epsilon +
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?


Some readings
 The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge
 A Mathematician's Apology

Mathematics without apologies: Portrait of a Problematic Vocation
 How to bake π
 Math with Bad Drawings
 Beyond Infinity


