Combinatorics
http://www.maa.org/taxonomy/term/40499/0
enShanille Practices More
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/shanille-practices-more
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>A solution to a probabilistic Putnam Exam Problem is presented.</em></p>
</div></div></div>Streaks and Generalized Fibonacci Sequences
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/streaks-and-generalized-fibonacci-sequences
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>It is shown that the number of \(n\)-strings that contain a \(2\)-streak involves the Fibonacci numbers, and that this can be generalized to \(k\)-streaks.</em></p>
</div></div></div>A Tale of Two Tickets
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/a-tale-of-two-tickets
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Playslips in state lotteries are used to motivate calculation of probability.</em></p>
</div></div></div>Pizza Combinatorics
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/pizza-combinatorics
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>Describes and solves combinatorial problems related to pizza toppings</em></p>
</div></div></div>The Catalan Numbers Visit the World Series
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/the-catalan-numbers-visit-the-world-series
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>A relation between Catalan Numbers and World Series type problems</em></p>
</div></div></div>Probabilities of Clumps in a Binary Sequence
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/probabilities-of-clumps-in-a-binary-sequence
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>A collection of cards, \(r\) with red faces \(b\) with black faces, are randomly laid face down in a row. What is the probability that \(t\) cards of the same color lie consecutively?</em></p>
</div></div></div>A Papal Conclave: Testing the Plausibility of a Historical Account
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/classroom-capsules-and-notes/a-papal-conclave-testing-the-plausibility-of-a-historical-account
<div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><em>The author applies basic probability theory to the papal election of 1458.</em></p>
</div></div></div>Combinatorics (Classroom Capsules and Notes)
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/combinatorics-classroom-capsules-and-notes
Random Birthday Applet - Demonstration
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/random-birthday-applet-demonstration
Poker - Comprehensive introduction
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/poker-comprehensive-introduction
Combinations and Permutations
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/combinations-and-permutations
Construction of Pascal's Triangle
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/construction-of-pascals-triangle
Poker - Simulation
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/poker-simulation
The Matching Problem - Interactive Resource
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/the-matching-problem-interactive-resource
Birthday Problem - Discrete Math Introduction
http://www.maa.org/programs/faculty-and-departments/course-communities/birthday-problem-discrete-math-introduction