3903: Methods of Problem Solving /
Exam Problem-Solving Seminar - Fall 2014
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This page contains information for students enrolled in MATH 3903:
Methods of Problem Solving. Students enrolled in this course are
expected to attend every class and meet the requirements described
in the Syllabus
Also see the competition Flyer
The weekly meetings for this class will be held alongside open
Problem-Solving Sessions, which are open to any LSU student
interested in participating in mathematics competitions. This year
there are two fall competitions:
Tech Regional Mathematics Contest. This half-day
exam is given at the end of October, and typically has over
700 participants from 100+ institutions. There is $750 in
prize money available for the top 5 national performers.
Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition. This
full-day exam is given in early December, and has over 4000
participants from 400+ institutions. There is $25,000 in prize
money available for the top 25 national performers.
The sign-up deadlines for both exams have passed, but please
contact Prof. Mahlburg if you are still interested in
participating, as there may be available spots due to
Any undergraduate student is welcome to join us each Wednesday
evening for pizza, soft drinks, as we work on challenging problems
in a fun and informal environment. You can
sign up for either
Exam even if you do not attend the Problem-Solving Seminar.
- 7:10 P.M.
Tech Regional Math Contest
Oct. 25, 8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Dec. 6, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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