Search MAA Writing Awards:
MAA Writing Awards
Page 1 of 1
A Dozen Questions about the Powers of Two
Year of Award: 2002
Award: Trevor Evans
Publication Information: Math Horizons, vol. 8, Sept. 2001, pp. 5-10
Summary: The author puts together a dozen curiosities all about the powers of two with results and ideas from classic number theory and geometry, game theory and even popular TV culture.
About the Author: (from Math Horizons, vol. 8 Sept. (2001)) James Tanton is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Merrimack College and a frequent contributor to Math Horizons. This year he is also Director of Boston’s Math Circle.