Math 5000 Putnam Seminar

Instructors:
Mladen
Bestvina, Henryk Hecht

Office: JWB 210

Office Hours: after class or by appointment

Some
Textbooks:

Problem Solving Strategies,
by Arthur Engel,

*The Art and Craft of Problem Solving*, by Paul Zeitz

*Problem Solving Through Problems*, by Loren Larson

*Winning Solutions*, by Lozansky and Rousseau

There are
also many other resources on the web.

Time: Th 10:45-11:35

Room: LCB 218

The
course is a preparation for the William Lowell Putnam
Competition and for the Intermountain
Math Contest. In a typical class we will be solving
problems of the kind that typically come up in math contests.
The students taking the class are expected to have passion for
thinking about math.

You can contact me by email.