Math/CS Club Talk: "Slicing Pizza and Watermelons"

Math/CS Club Talk
  • What plasmas Math and Computer Science student
  • When Sep 15, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM (GMT+0 / UTC0)
  • Where AC/2C07: Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, Conference Room
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone 718-859-4030
  • Attendees All are welcomed! You do NOT have to be a math or cs major to attend.
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Speaker: Dr. Lidia Gonzalez

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, York College

Abstract: We begin by considering how many pieces of pizza we can obtain with a certain number of straight-line slices. We then turn to finding the maximum number of pieces possible for a particular number of slices. After that it’s on to slicing other foods!

This talk is self-cotained (no prior knowledge of the topic is assumed).