Concepts familiar from grade-school algebra have broad ramifications in computer science.
The No. 3 ranked MIT men's basketball team's 2011-12 season came to an end on Friday night with a 71-56 setback at the hands of the No. 8 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in the NCAA Division III semifinals in Salem, Va. The Engineers, who set new Institute records for wins in a season and winning percentage while advancing to their first-ever Final Four, shot just 39.6 percent from the field in the loss. Tech finishes at 29-2 overall and made the trip to Salem in its fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament.
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