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Maths Juggling- Theory and Practice with Dr Colin Wright

Talk aimed at second level students
What
  • Munster
  • Secondary
When Oct 13, 2015
from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Where University of Limerick, Castletroy, Co Limerick
Contact Name
Contact Phone 061 1234786
Attendees Transition Year-6th Year
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Colin Wright from the UK will deliver a talk aimed at Senior Cycle second level students in the University of Limerick. This talk will look at the art of juggling from a mathematical perspective. We’ll see a selection of the patterns and skills of juggling while at the same time develop a simple method of describing and annotating a class of juggling patterns. By using elementary mathematics these patterns can be classified, leading to a simple way to describe those patterns that are known already, and a technique for discovering new ones.