Math 2124B: Introduction to Mathematical Problem Solving
Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for this course, but
some basic knowledge of linear algebra
and calculus will be useful.
- MW 2:30 - 3:30, Thames Hall 3101
- F 2:30 - 3:30, Social Science Centre 2020
- Instructor: Ján Mináč
- Office: MC 131
- Office hours:
Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00 in MC 131
- James will be in the help centre Wednesday 2:30 - 4:30 in MC 106
Check here for updates throughout the semester.
- James will a one-off help session on Thursday the 11th of Feb from 10:30 to 12:30. Meet at MC109, but we may have to go elsewhere, so try to come on time.
- Assignment 1
- Solutions for Assignment 1
- Assignment 2
- Solutions for Assignment 2
- James will hold help sessions for the second assignment and the exam at the following times:
Meet at MC109 for the first session and we will try to find an empty room, probably MC107. The other sessions will all be in MC106.
- Thursday April 14 12:00pm to 2:00pm
- Monday April 18 3:00pm to 4:00pm MC106
- Wednesday April 20 2:00pm to 4:00pm MC106
- Thursday April 21 3:00pm to 4:00pm MC106
- P. Zeitz, The Art and Craft of Problem Solving, 2nd Edition
Notes and Examples
These notes should grow as the semester goes on.
Here are some blog posts/articles about things we'll talk about in the course:
Here are some blog posts/articles about things we won't cover in the course: