Winter 2024 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.

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
Winter 2024 1064 Storrs Online Asynchronous Jiang, Ningwei 24 No Room Required - Online 20/25
Winter 2024 1121 Storrs Online Asynchronous Munteanu, Bianca 25 No Room Required - Online 12/25