Splash Biography

MITCHELL HARRIS, Yale junior studying Math and Philosophy

Major: Math

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2016

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Past Classes

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X1819: Intro to Poker Theory in Splash Fall 15 (Nov. 14, 2015)
In addition to reviewing the rules of Texas Hold'em poker, we will discuss expected value, pot odds, and other applications of probability to poker. We will then simulate a few hands of poker, using what we learned.

M1316: More than Equations in Splash Fall 14 (Nov. 08, 2014)
Algebra is more than solving equations -- it's about making abstract observations in a rigorous way. We'll explore some basic ways that abstract algebra unifies numbers, geometry, and other aspects of math. By the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of what algebra really means to a mathematician.