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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

4:00 pm in 245 Altgeld Hall ,Wednesday, November 2, 2016

3 Weird Tricks Using The Determinant That Your Math Teacher Didnít Even Know!

Melinda Lanius (UIUC Math)

Abstract: What can the determinant of a 2 by 2 matrix tell you about the twisting of a mobius strip or the crunchiness of a turtle brownie? Come find out! In this talk I will introduce Poisson geometry in a fun, easy to follow fashion with tons of examples.