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Illinois State University Mathematics Department

MAT 305: Combinatorics Topics for K-8 Teachers

Spring 2003
6 pm - 9 pm Mondays STV 324
Dr. Roger Day (day@math.ilstu.edu)

Semester exams have been graded and semester grades have been calculated. Send me an email requesting that information and I'll send it to you.

Have a great summer!


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

Syllabus

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Current Course Syllabus

Grades and Grading

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Grading Guidelines for Assignments

Grading Guidelines for the Course

Current Grade Calculations

Expectations for Written Work

Content Notes

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Addition Principle
Finite Differences
Perfect Covers of Chess Boards
Total Number of Possible Arrangements
Arranging Elements When Repetition Is Allowed
Generating Functions
Permutations
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Basic Counting Techniques
Inclusion/Exclusion Principle
Pigeonhole Principle
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Binomial Expansion
Mathematical Induction
Product Notation
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Circular Permutations
Multinomial Expansion
Proof by Induction
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Combinations
Multiplication Principle
Recursion Relationships
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Derangements
Number of Subsets of a Set
Solving Equations over the Nonnegative Integers
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Factorial Notation
Pascal's Formula
Solving Equations over the Positive Integers
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Fibonacci Sequence
Pascal's Triangle
Summation Notation
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Review: Binomial Expansion
Review: Multinomial Expansion
Review: Pigeonhole Principle
Review: Product Notation
Review: Summation Notation
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Session Notes

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Session #1: 13 January 2003
Session #5: 10 February 2003
Session #9: 10 March 2003
Session #13: 7 April 2003
Session #2: 20 January 2003
Session #6: 17 February 2003
Session #10: 17 March 2003
Session #14: 14 April 2003
Session #3: 27 January 2003
Session #7: 24 February 2003
Session #11: 24 March 2003
Session #15: 21 April 2003
Session #4: 3 February 2003
Session #8: 3 March 2003
Session #12: 31 March 2003
Session #16: 28 April 2003
Semester Exam: Monday, 5 May 2003, 5:30 pm

Assignments & Problem Sets

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Textbook Assignments

Supplementary Problem Sets

Sample Questions for the Semester Exam

Tests and Quizzes

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Current Semester
Quizzes
Tests
Quiz #1: 10 February 2003
Test #1: 24 February 2003
Test #2: 31 March 2003
Test #3: 21 April 2003
Semester Exam: Monday, 5 May 2003, 5:30 pm
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