Matrix 2.0: Experiencing the Mathematical World

31st October 2017, New Delhi

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          The Matrix Festival is primarily associated with Mathematics Education. We celebrate it in an indulgent manner, making it possible for the participants to experience the mathematical world in a fun way. Our event is not only a hotspot for educators to brainstorm but also a platform for students and teachers to experience new, innovative ideas of teaching and learning of Mathematics.

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          Matrix 1.1 was open for all students of Delhi University as well as students from various schools of Delhi. A plethora of games and events kept the crowd captivated throughout the day. School students participated in various competitive events and mathematical games and winners won exciting prizes. Non-competitive games, such as Life-Sized Mathematical Ludo, Hope to 100, Pentomino Puzzles, and many chess based games, drew prodigious attention from the students throughout the day, owing to their recreational factor.

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          As a part of the movie showcase, The Imitation Game was brought to the participants. It is a 2014 British historical drama film, based on the 1983 biography, Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges. Events such as Mathematical Pictionary and Theme based Rangoli were also included and were well received by the excited audience.

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      Click for Story and Treasure hunt events were all about adrenaline, creativity, and problem-solving. It was quite evident from the participants comprising college students of Delhi University. The most talked about event of the day was Dimension Destination, a team game that saw the highest participation of all the events held on the day. The day concluded with prize distribution and wide appreciation from the attendees.

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