Tuesday, April 05, 2005

What Has Been Submitted

    Some of the topics my students came up with for their math projects (this list does not include any topics that I suggested or any that are directly related to things we did in class):

  1. Ratio and proportion in graphic design
  2. Card-counting in Blackjack
  3. Looking at the topology of video games (when you go off one side of the screen, where do you come back)
  4. Repeating patterns in collages
  5. Estimating how much food a fast-food restaurant has to make per hour and how much is thrown away
  6. Interior design / rearranging furniture
  7. A quantitative look at the tsunami
  8. Islamic art
  9. Quantifying the benefits of carpooling