Catalogue 2012 - 2013

MAMT 544 Creative Problem Solving in Mathematics (Formerly MAMT 549)


3 cr.

Course Description

This course will discuss creative problems from all areas of mathematics. Students will learn problem-solving techniques, will combine some of the seemingly disparate parts of the mathematics background, and will gain an appreciation of new areas of mathematics, by looking at some of the fundamental questions that illustrate the key ideas. There will be emphasis on student presentation and analysis of solutions, and students will learn how to present mathematical arguments while developing their mathematical creativity.