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Welcome! The purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.

Upcoming event

Sudoku Workshop: Mathematics of Sudoku

Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Time: 4:30 – 5:10 p.m.
Location: LCB 323
Organizer: Vira Babenko
Description: Sudoku is a logic-based combinatorial number-placement puzzle. Originally, the objective was to fill a 9×9 grid with digits so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 sub-grids that compose the grid contains all of the digits from 1 to 9. Many other variations exist now, but two very mathematical questions about classical Sudoku still remain open: “How many Sudoku boards are there?” and “What is the minimum number of clues that a Sudoku puzzle can have to be unique?” We will solve various types of non-standard Sudoku puzzles!

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