dan mackinnon projects

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Chess Domination and Independence

Mathematical Chess Puzzles

A page to try out solutions to classic chess problems, like the 8 queens puzzle.

Chessdom page Source


Chladni Figures

A page for playing around with chladni-esque figures.

Chladni page Source

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Polynomial grid division

Dividing polynomials in a table

Generates examples of polynomial division using the grid method. Information about the method can be found on various posts linked to this one

Polygrid Page Blog post Source

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Some Mandelbrot and Julia set fractals
Cplxfrac Page Blog post Source

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Chess Tours and Puzzles

Interactive chessboard path puzzles

Generated chessboard path puzzles, including Kixote, Hidato, and Numbrix. The Tourist page provides you with some clues while you find your own knight, king, rook, or queen's tour.

Kixote Hidato Numbrix Tourist Blog post Source

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R pages

Some simple examples of solving problems using R.

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Celtic plait motifs

Play with a set of tiles that together make plaits and knots.

Quiltic Page Blog post Source

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Some Cellular Automata

Life, but not as we know it


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A recreational mathematics blog

A place to share some math that I do for fun.