Unlike standard textbook *problems*, where many of them are quite similar, Putnam *problems* are challenging (and fun! As part of your training program, we will modify content as needed to meet your business objectives. Handout: Handout for January 29, mostly "Choose an Effective Notation".

## Problem solving seminar

The *seminar* can be taken for credit (in the guise of Math 193). What if your team could improve its *problem* *solving* ability and innovative thinking ss in a matter of days? This hy interactive two-day course covers the fundamentals of creativity, innovation, and *problem* *solving*.

6 5 5 4 2 1 1 Handout: Handout for February 3, "Choose an Effective Notation". Handout: Handout for February 5, "Choose an Effective Notation" and "Exploit Symmetry". 7 6 3.5 2.5 2.5 1 Blackboards for Tuesday March 10.

### Problem solving seminar

#### Problem solving seminar

At this program's conclusion, participants should be able to: The following outline hhts some of the course's key learning points. The Putnam Mathematical Competition is the most prestious math contest for undergraduate students in the U. The *problems* range across the undergraduate mathematics curriculum, but most do not require specialized knowledge of mathematics beyond calculus.

There will also be a Masterclass for a few experts (everyone is welcome), on Mondays (an hour, immediately after the regular **seminar**, starting rougy at or 8). SLEEPY HOLLOW SLEEPOVER BOOK REPORT Is a series of informal dinner-time **problem** **solving** practice sessions this fall quarter, on Mondays 6-8 pm.

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