M 360M/396C: Mathematics as Problem Solving, Fall 2005

Final Exam: 

        Saturday, December 17, 9 am - 12 noon               
        RLM 5.114

Exam Week Office Hours:

        Monday, December 12, 3 - 4 pm
        Wednesday, December 14, 3 - 4 pm
        Friday, December 16, 3 - 4 pm

Course Announcements: M 360M    M 396C

My Home Page (has current office hours)

Complete First Day Handout and Letter to Students


Problem Sets

Guidelines for Presenting Sollutions in Class

Guidelines for Writing Up Problem Solutions

What You May Assume

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.

Grading Rubric for Railroad Track Problem

First Grading Rubric

Second Grading Rubric
(for problems starting 11/22/05)

Metric Week Resources (from the Math Forum)

Sample Answer to part C of the class activity "Transforming Words into Equations, Part 1"