Problem Solving Polya

The departments of teams finishing in the top 5 also get cash awards; we've done well on this count in the past, and those awards have been used to support math activities for undergraduates.Regular meetings will be on Mondays from 6- in 380Y.

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Do you and your students need a boost to get ready for TAKS and optimize student performance? In working with high school students, we often find that they have a considerable amount of knowledge about algebra and geometry, and they also know a lot of the strategies for working through problems.

(Keep in mind that the particpants are self-selected from among the best in the continent.) The introductory meeting for the seminar will be at 6PM on Monday, September 23 in Room 380 Y (Basement) of the Math Building. If you're interested in signing up for the Putnam, but cannot make it to the meeting, please email me.

The Putnam competition will be on Saturday, December 7. In addition to the prestige of doing well on the text, there are also cash awards for students finishing in the top 25.

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For further information, including about cookie settings, please read our Cookie Policy .By continuing to use this site, you consent to the use of cookies.We use cookies to offer you a better experience, personalize content, tailor advertising, provide social media features, and better understand the use of our services.From 7- I'll have volunteers present solutions to selected problems.I'll post the problems for the week here usually by Friday of the week before.uses cookies to personalize content, tailor ads and improve the user experience. By using our site, you agree to our collection of information through the use of cookies. You could drop by a little earlier, from on, to discuss anything left over from the previous week.Rough schedule: from 6- we'll discuss some math: new technique, problem solving strategies ..., and then from - eat pizza and work on the problems.We'll also have a "Masterclass" from - aimed at more experienced problem solvers.Here maybe 4-5 `volunteers' will present a problem of their liking, together with ideas on how to think of the solution.


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