Fall 2020 Courses

1020Q. Problem Solving

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: MATH 1011 or equivalent. Not open for credit to students who have passed any math course other than MATH 1010, 1011, 1020, 1030, 1040, 1050, 1060 or 1070. RHAG students cannot take more than 19 credits of 1000 level courses.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the techniques used by mathematicians to solve problems. Skills such as Externalization (pictures and charts), Visualization (associated mental images), Simplification, Trial and Error, and Lateral Thinking learned through the study of mathematical problems. Problems drawn from combinatorics, probability, optimization, cryptology, graph theory, and fractals. Students will be encouraged to work cooperatively and to think independently. Not eligible for course credit by examination.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Schedule Location Enrollment
Fall 2020 4255 Storrs Distance Learning Naigles, Mark 001 Th 3:30pm‑6:00pm
No Room Required - Online 30/32
Fall 2020 4284 Storrs Distance Learning Evron, Leigh 002 MoWeFr 1:25pm‑2:15pm
No Room Required - Online 32/32
Fall 2020 4285 Storrs Distance Learning Evron, Leigh 003 MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
No Room Required - Online 29/32
Fall 2020 4299 Storrs Distance Learning Apruzzese, Paul 004 MoWeFr 12:20pm‑1:10pm
No Room Required - Online 32/32
Fall 2020 4507 Storrs Distance Learning Keane, Shaun 005 MoWe 3:35pm‑4:50pm
No Room Required - Online 30/32
Fall 2020 4468 Storrs Distance Learning York, Benjamin 006 MoWeFr 10:10am‑11:00am
No Room Required - Online 31/32
Fall 2020 4508 Storrs Distance Learning Apruzzese, Paul 007 MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
No Room Required - Online 32/32
Fall 2020 4469 Storrs Distance Learning York, Benjamin 008 MoWeFr 11:15am‑12:05pm
No Room Required - Online 32/32
Fall 2020 12137 Hartford Distance Learning Freeman, Edward H71 TuTh 8:00am‑9:15am
No Room Required - Online 33/35
Fall 2020 12219 Hartford Distance Learning Staroselsky, Alexander H90 TuTh 6:30pm‑7:45pm
No Room Required - Online 32/35
Fall 2020 11804 Stamford Split In Person Husu, Cristiano Z81 TuTh 12:30pm‑1:45pm
DWTN 108 28/35
Fall 2020 11816 Stamford Distance Learning Fuller, Jessica Z82 MoWe 3:35pm‑4:50pm
No Room Required - Online 27/30