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1020Q. Problem Solving

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: MATH 1011 or equivalent. Not open for credit to students who have passed any math course other than MATH 1010, 1011, 1020, 1030, 1040, 1050, 1060 or 1070.

Grading Basis: Graded

An introduction to the techniques used by mathematicians to solve problems. Skills such as Externalization (pictures and charts), Visualization (associated mental images), Simplification, Trial and Error, and Lateral Thinking learned through the study of mathematical problems. Problems drawn from combinatorics, probability, optimization, cryptology, graph theory, and fractals. Students will be encouraged to work cooperatively and to think independently. Not eligible for course credit by examination.


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Term Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Location Enrollment Notes
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person Plante, Matthew 001 Reg TuTh 8:00am‑9:15am
MONT 225 31/32
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person Hamakiotes, Asimina 002 Reg MoWeFr 10:10am‑11:00am
MONT 319 28/32
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person Benham, Heidi 003 Reg MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
MONT 320 32/32
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person DeVos, Natalie 004 Reg MoWeFr 11:15am‑12:05pm
MONT 319 31/32
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person DeVos, Natalie 005 Reg MoWe 3:35pm‑4:50pm
MONT 110 32/32
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person Munteanu, Bianca 006 Reg MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
MONT 112 32/32
Fall 2022 Storrs In Person Benham, Heidi 007 Reg MoWeFr 11:15am‑12:05pm
MONT 419 33/32
Fall 2022 Hartford In Person Staroselsky, Alexander H90 Reg TuTh 6:45pm‑8:00pm
HTB 317 9/35
Fall 2022 Stamford In Person Husu, Cristiano Z81 Reg TuTh 12:30pm‑1:45pm
DWTN 108 38/40
Fall 2022 Stamford Hybrid/Blended Fuller, Jessica Z82 Reg MoWe 1:20pm‑2:20pm
DWTN 139 36/40
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Munteanu, Bianca 001 Reg MoWeFr 11:15am‑12:05pm
MONT 225 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Munteanu, Bianca 002 Reg MoWeFr 1:25pm‑2:15pm
MONT 419 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Ingall, Corrie 003 Reg MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
FSB 102 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Ingall, Corrie 004 Reg MoWeFr 1:25pm‑2:15pm
FSB 216 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Brown, Jacob 005 Reg MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
OAK 108 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Wang, Zhiguo 006 Reg MoWeFr 1:25pm‑2:15pm
MONT 321 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Wang, Zhiguo 007 Reg MoWeFr 2:30pm‑3:20pm
MONT 321 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Wang, Zhiguo 008 Reg MoWe 3:35pm‑4:50pm
MONT 321 32/32
Spring 2023 Storrs In Person Brown, Jacob 009 Reg MoWeFr 11:15am‑12:05pm
MONT 421 32/32
Spring 2023 Hartford In Person Freeman, Edward H71 Reg TuTh 8:00am‑9:15am
HTB 318 35/35
Spring 2023 Stamford Hybrid/Blended Fuller, Jessica Z81 Reg MoWe 10:00am‑11:00am
DWTN 139 34/40
Spring 2023 Stamford Hybrid/Blended Fuller, Jessica Z82 Reg MoWe 1:20pm‑2:20pm
DWTN 139 40/40