MathematicsMATH 101 Mathematical Problem Solving

Students learn the strategies, tactics, skills and tools that mathematicians use when faced with a novel (new) problem. These include generalization, specialization, the optimization, invariance, symmetry, Dirichlet's box principle among others in the context of solving problems from number theory, geometry, calculus, combinatorics, probability, algebra, analysis, and graph theory.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): MATH 21 and MATH 100.

Credits

5

General Education Code

PR-E

Quarter offered

Fall