Maths Café is your chance to look at some fun maths topics and their applications. You will think, discuss, argue, and experiment. We will look at river crossing problems, ways to send secret messages and why your newspaper is full of dodgy statistics. We will look at voting systems, how to write a computer programme and why logicians like wearing coloured hats. We will look at platonic solids, how to cover a chess board with tiles, why there are only 17 types of wallpaper and much more.
This course is not like school maths. There will be no fractions, percentages, algebra or trigonometry. This course will not help you pass the GCSE. This course is fun! You do not need to know any maths to take this course
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Course Dates 2016 – 2017
Tuesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm Eric Smith
- 10 sessions from 4 October £120 / £72 MC850A
New course dates will be available in our next Course Guide 2017 -18 from Summer 2017
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Tutor – Eric Smith
Subjects: Maths Café
I have taught Mathematics for over 30 years and still have an enthusiasm to communicate with others about this fascinating subject. There is always something new to discover!
I have a degree from Cambridge University and a PGCE teaching qualification from Bristol University.
I am looking forward to teaching the Maths Café course as it will give me the opportunity to discuss topics that are interesting, thought provoking and fun. Enrol for this course and give your brain a work-out!
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