Math 101: Mathematics Discovery


Welcome to Math 101, where great mathematicians are born!  I will post intriguing activities, course announcements, and other exciting information here throughout the semester.  Check back frequently. Below are links to some resources we may find useful in the course.

Course Handouts and References

  • Course Syllabus
  • Answer Form – for handing in the answers to your homework assignments that have short answers or multiple choice.
  • Non-lecture Notes – from Math 479, the advanced version of this course. Not a lot here, since it isn’t a lecture style course.  But some of what we do cover is listed here.
  • MATHCOUNTS Playbook – Coach Monks’s Playbook used for coaching his Mathletes (also available in black and white for printing)
  • High School Playbook – the extension of the MATHCOUNTS Playbook to include more facts relevant to high school level competitions by Ken G. Monks and Maria Monks (also available in black and white for printing)
  • Left to Right Subtraction How to subtract the (left to) right way. (An excerpt from an book I’m writing for MATHCOUNTS students.)
  • Proofs – notes and handouts from my Math 299 course on mathematical proofs

References by other authors