MATH 3903: Methods of Problem Solving /

Putnam Exam Problem-Solving Seminar - Fall 2014

Link to current year's Problem-Solving Seminar

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:
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 cancellations.

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. 

Meeting Information

Scheduled Time
Weekly Problem-Solving Practice
W 5:30 - 7:10 P.M.
Lockett 3rd
floor Lounge
Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest
Sat., Oct. 25, 8:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
253 Himes Hall
Putnam Exam
Sat., Dec. 6, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
232 Lockett Hall


Prof. Karl Mahlburg
Lockett 228

Practice Sheets

Previous Years

    2013, 2012, 2011 (No webpage)

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