# Burnt Pancakes, DNA, and the Symmetric Group: or, how Bill Gates became a billionaire

# Burnt Pancakes, DNA, and the Symmetric Group: or, how Bill Gates became a billionaire

Start:

Friday, July 12, 2024 3:00 pm

Location:

STAG 163

Jon Kujawa

Oregon State University

As often happens in mathematics, a question starts as a trifle, turns into an important question with real-world implications, and then opens the door to interesting math questions that we still don’t know how to answer.

Contact:

Holly Swisher