MATH 479 - The Art of Problem Solving

4 cr.

(Prerequisites: MATH 221  and MATH 142  or MATH 299 , or else permission of the instructor)

An introduction to the creative, inspirational, and playful side of mathematics exemplified in high quality middle school, high school, and undergraduate mathematics competitions and mathematical research.  Emphasis is placed on building a repertoire of mathematical strategies and tactics, then applying these methods in unfamiliar situations.

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