M 360M/396C: Mathematics as Problem Solving, Fall 2004

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Complete First Day Handout and Letter to Students

Guidelines for Presenting Solutions in Class

Guidelines for Writing Up Problem Solutions

What You May Assume More added 10/06/04 and 11/09/04

Peer Critiquing Guidelines

Grading Guidelines for Railraod Track Problem

Problem Sets

Information about first exam

Sample Problem Solutions

External Links: Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

Ambulance problem mentioned in reading for August 31

Poincare's description of his own mathematical creativity. Have you ever had a mathematical idea come to you out of the blue? Or had someone else describe this experience and wish it could happen to you, too? Read the mathematician Henri Poincare's description of how this happens.