# Fiddler on the Proof

...is a weekly mathematical puzzle newsletter run by Zach Wissner-Gross. The problems have been a nice challenge every weekend, and I recommend everyone check it out and consider subscribing!

Puzzle submissions can include writeups/explanations. I've been using loose GitHub Gists for them in the past, and I figured they deserved their own pages at this point. I will slowly add my old solutions here over time.

- What’s the Area of a “Pseudo-Square”?
2024-11-01

- Can You Make the Biggest Bread Bowl?
2024-10-18

- Will You Top the Leaderboard?
2024-10-11

- How Many Dice Can You Roll the Same?
2024-10-04

- Can You Win at “Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock?”
2024-09-27

- Can You Shut the Box?
2024-09-13

- Can You Turn a Right Triangle Into an Isosceles Triangle?
2024-09-06

- Round, Round, Get a Round, I Get a Round
2024-08-23

- How High Can You Jump?
2024-08-16

- Can You Hack Gymnastics?
2024-08-09

- Can You Even the Odds?
2024-07-26

- Can You Catch the Breakaway?
2024-07-19

- Can You Find a Matching Pair of Socks (Again)?
2024-06-28

- How Many Ways Can You Tile the Tilted Square?
2024-06-21

- Can You Pack the Circles?
2024-06-14

- Can You Make an Incredible Comeback?
2024-06-07

- Can You Ace the Technical Interview?
2024-05-31

- Can You Win at Non-Traditional Blackjack?
2024-05-24

- When Is a Triangle Like a Circle?
2024-05-17

- Can You Solve a High Schooler’s Favorite Puzzle?
2024-05-10

- Can You Beat The Heats?
2024-05-03

- Can You Play 'The Price Is Right' Continuously?
2024-04-26

- Can You Win the Collaborative Card Game?
2024-04-19

- Can You Eclipse via Ellipse?
2024-04-12

- Can You Paint by Number?
2024-04-05

- Can You Pour the Water?
2024-03-29

- Can You Survive March Madness?
2024-03-22

- Can You Take the Scenic Route?
2024-03-08

- Can You Fairly Cut the Birthday Cake?
2024-03-01

- Could You Have Won the Super Bowl?
2024-02-23

- Can You Sum Some Cards?
2024-02-16

- How Many Loops Can You Slither Around?
2024-02-09

- How Many Times Can You Add Up the Digits?
2024-02-02