#### Simple and Compound Interest

#### Singapore International Mathematics Challenge 2012

We joined SIMC 2012 and won the commendation award. In this presentation, we showed our original theories that we had solved with mathematics problems. We also told what we had learned through the competition. It was not only about the problems....

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#### The edges of the universe: black holes, horizons and strings

The visible universe has edges, known as event horizons, which surround a black hole or a region of space speeding away faster than light. Event horizons are governed by a strikingly simple set of quantum laws which imply that black holes are at on....

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A story about a genie, a monkey, an ape and an infinite number of coconuts. Who gets the coconuts?

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An introduction to the life and style of the amazing Paul Erdös. Paul Hoffman describes the life of Erdös in an intimate and entertaining glimpse into the global world of mathematics. Erdös was unusual not only intellectually but also in the way....

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The Web and associated technological and social networks provide both mathematical challenges and opportunities. How do we model the evolution of these networks taking into account both observed features and incentives?

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Artists are constantly on the hunt for interesting new structures to frame their creative process. From composers to painters, writers to choreographers, the mathematician's palette of shapes, patterns and numbers has proved a powerful inspiration.

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The power of mathematical notation and reasoning is exploited to relate a famous recreational mathematics problem (hat problem) with an important method for sending and receiving messages that have a small percentage of errors (Hamming codes). The pr....

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What do we mean by exponential growth? how quickly does your bank balance grow? how quickly does a cup of tea cool, or radium decay? what shape is a washing line? and what is the link with Gresham College?

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The 'circle number' pi has fascinated people for thousands of years. Who first called it pi? who had it engraved on their tombstone? who tried to pass a law declaring it to be 3.2? how can we find pi by tossing needles? and can one square the circle?

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