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From game theory to probability, students learn fun facts about maths in an interactive session

The students made informative PowerPoint presentations on various mathematical themes



The Department of Mathematics, Apeejay College of Fine Arts (ACFA), Jalandhar, recently organised an interactive exercise for students where they not only shared their mathematical knowledge but also learned presentation skills. Called “Fun with Mathematics”, the competition required students to showcase the best PowerPoint presentation that would be informative as well as captivating.

Students from various other departments including BCA, BSc Economics, BBA, and B Voc Data Science participated in the competition with great enthusiasm. They covered a variety of themes such as global ratio, game theory, symmetry, Fibonacci Series, Aryabhatta, probability, Ramanujan, and so on. Meera Aggarwal, HOD, Department of Mathematics, Dr Supreet Talwar, HOD, Department of Economics, and Dr Kewal Krishan, professor, Department of Mathematics, were the judges.

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Two students from BCA semester I bagged the first prize while another student from the department was awarded the second prize. The third prize was won jointly by two students from BBA semester III and two from BSc Economics semester V.

“The presentation was meant to revolutionise Mathematics for the modern era who think it is nothing but an amalgamation of random problems and numbers. This event helped inject positive energy into the minds of people,” shared Sukriti from BSc Economics semester 5.

Added Vanshita from the same department, “We got an insight into the beauty of Math. The HOD of Mathematics also encouraged students to have a mathematical approach towards life.” 

Dr Neerja Dhingra, principal, ACFA, congratulated the students and encouraged them to participate in more such activities which are not only designed to boost their confidence but also promote their holistic development. She advised students to make the best use of the multiple platforms provided by ACFA to help students acquire cutting-edge skills in their respective fields that go a long way in fostering a bright and successful future.

“The students were  actively engaged throughout the whole activity and the energy and general vibe around the room was electric. It was great to see them work in groups and think outside the box,” said Meera Aggarwal, HOD, Department of Mathematics. 

Disha Roy Choudhury is a Principal Correspondent at Apeejay Newsroom. She has worked as a journalist at different media organisations. She is also passionate about music and has participated in reality shows.