Illinois State University Mathematics Department

MAT 305: Combinatorics Topics for K-8 Teachers

Dr. Roger Day (day@math.ilstu.edu)


Syllabus
Grades & Grading
Content Notes
Session Outlines
Assignments and Problem Sets
Tests and Quizzes

Session #1

Perfect Covers of Chess Boards

  • Description and Exploration
  • An Exemplary Combinatorics Problem Situation

The Pigeonhole Principle

  • An Initial Problem
  • Generalizing the Principle
  • A Concluding Problem

Summation Notation

Assignment #1

Problem Set #1 (4,5,6,8b,8c,9,11,13,14,16,17)
Problem Set #30 (1)
Supplementary Problems Set A (1-7)

By Tuesday, 21 January 2003, 8:33 am, email to me your responses to:

  • one of supplementary problems (1) through (3),
  • one of supplementary problems (4) through (6), and
  • supplementary problem (7).
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Syllabus
Grades & Grading
Content Notes
Session Outlines
Assignments and Problem Sets
Tests and Quizzes