Term Paper

We'll schedule term paper presentations for classes on April 30, May 2, 7, 9, 14.

Deliverables (to borrow a term from software engineering)

  • Tuesday, April 16 - topic, team, references you have begun consulting and plan to consult, An outline of your paper, if possible.
  • Tuesday, April 23 - first draft. This might be some parts nearly finished, other parts just sketched, or a rough draft of the whole thing.
  • Tuesday, April 30 - paper due, along with a presentation strategy (outline? speakers? powerpoint?) and (at least) two homework problems for the class that they will be able to work on after they've heard your presentation.

Fill in the list below with your team topics and members. I will make up the presentation schedule. Please let me know by email if you are particularly willing or eager to go first (April 30).


  • Georg Cantor/Set Theory and Developments on Set Theory - Rob Moray (willing to work with interested other(s))
  • Lagrange's Theory of Equations - Farzad, Angela, Nicole
  • Chinese Remainder Theorem - team:Rachel Bay-Chaparro & Lin Han (we are not interested to go first)
  • Two interesting facts in Poincare's Hyperbolic Disk Model - Mou and Shira
  • An Exploration of Euler's Sum of Powers Conjecture - Powell
  • Euclid's Classification of Pythagorean tripples- Jean Villot Mars and Yawou Zokoty(Not willing to go first)
  • How does making calendar help developing mathematics through history. - by Mingzhi Liu and Jun Chen
  • The Babylonians and the development of Mathematics. - Lenim Depina
  • The Gamma Function - Kyle


Note: By clicking on the date to the left of the name(s), you will be linked to the lecture notes page for that lecture, which may contain additional information regarding the presentations.

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