a list compiled by Alex Kasman (College of Charleston)
|This story is actually a fictionalized account of the "Murder Mystery" game
played by the MAA Student Mathematics Club at Western Carolina University.
Clues provide insight into possible motivations for the murder (including
the pressure to publish) and also practice mathematical skills such as
using parametrized curves in a three dimensional coordinate system.
Published in the September 2001 issue of Math Horizons.
|More information about this work can be found at www.mathcs.carleton.edu.|
|(Note: This is just one work of
mathematical fiction from the list. To see the entire list or to see more
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(Maintained by Alex Kasman,
College of Charleston)