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Schaefer Hall, Room 106

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March 2017
Free

NS&M Colloquium: Bethany Wasik

March 29 @ 4:40 pm - 6:00 pm

"Adventures in #AltAc: How to Evolve from Biologist to Editor and Still Find Time to Tweet about It" by Dr. Bethany Wasik (Cornell Univ. Press) The Natural Science and Mathematics Colloquium is sponsored by KBRwyle.

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April 2017
Free

NS&M Colloquium: Ricardo Conceicao

April 5 @ 4:40 pm - 6:00 pm

"On Pennies, McNuggets, Polynomials and How to Help the Government Save Money" by Dr. Ricardo Conceicao (Gettysburg College) In the '80s, McDonald's restaurants sold boxes containing 6, 9 or 20 chicken McNuggets. It was impossible to purchase exactly four or ten nuggets. What other exact numbers of nuggets were we not able to buy? The solution to this question is related to a classical problem in the frontier of number theory and discrete mathematics, known as the Diophantine Frobenius Problem. In…

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