The Soap Bubble Geometry Contest

with Professor Frank Morgan (Williams College, USA)

Wednesday 14 August 2002
5.00 - 6.00pm
Suitable for ages 11+


What shape should you make 2 adjacent sheep pens as to minimise the total amount of fencing required?

How do you find the shortest length of road joining two cities?

These are both problems that the bubbles in your bath can solve

Can you?

Professor Morgan will give demonstrations, explanations, prizes and the latest maths news on soap bubbles.

The event is free, but entry is by ticket only. For further information or to reserve your place please ring
Sara Wilkinson on 01223 335983 or e-mail s.wilkinson@newton.cam.ac.uk


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