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Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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.