Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College, Mathematics

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Savery 260

Finding the area of a general polygon can be quite complicated, especially when it has many sides and strange angles at its vertices. However, for a special class of polygons, there is a beautiful formula for determining their areas that has amounts to counting dots on a page! This talk will guide us through the development of the special formula.

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