Projects should be about 5 pages typewritten or neatly handwritten, including diagrams. You may do the projects in groups of 3 or 4. Ninety percent of your grade will be the overall grade I give the project; ten percent will be based on a peer evaluation. Students who do not participate in the project will receive a zero for the assignment. Projects will be graded on completeness, mathematical content, and creativity.
Fantasy Math. Create your own number system, as J.R.R. Tolkein did in the Lord of the Rings. You'll need
IMPORTANT: Do not split the project up into pieces, with each
person doing only one piece. It is imperative that everyone in the
group is familiar with the number system. I will give you some class
time to work on the project; however, you should also schedule meetings
outside of class.