Illinois State University Mathematics Department

MAT 409: Topics in Algebra and Combinatorics for K-8 Teachers

Dr. Roger Day (day@ilstu.edu)





Session 4: 6 February 2018



Summation and Product Notation


Basic Counting Strategies Return Quiz #1. Solutions here.

Test
#1 next time! Visit the collection of previously administered tests.





Assignment #4

Read

  • Chapter 3 Learning From Others (pp 59-62)
  • Chapter 3 Section 3 (pp 63-70)
  • Chapter 3 Section 4 (pp 78-93)
  • Chapter 4 Section 1 (pp 105-116)
  • Chapter 4 Section 2 (pp 116-128)

Problems

  • Chapter 2 Review (pp. 35-38): 5,6
  • Chapter 3 Section 1 (p. 47): 14
  • Chapter 3 Section 2 (p. 56): 17
  • Chapter 3 Section 3 (pp 70-77): 3,5,10,18,31,33
  • Chapter 3 Section 4 (pp 94-98): 2,6,10,16,21,32

Early Send-Ins

  • By 9:47 pm SATURDAY 2/10/18, email to me (day@ilstu.edu; write MAT 409 Assignment #4 as subject line) your responses to:
  • Ch 3 Sec 1: 14 
  • Ch 3 Sec 2: 17
  • Ch 3 Sec 3: 31
  • Ch 3 Sec 4: 21


Fundamental Components of a Problem-Solving Approach to Combinatorics Problems