M330 | 26148 | Matthias Weber

Prerequisites: Not much really besides solid High School Math and some enthusiasm for Mathematics. We will focus on mathematical puzzles and games, the math involved (graph theory, group theory, some elementary number theory), and it ramifications (eg into coding theory and geometry). No textbook is required (a text will be provided as a pdf file). If that sounds too easy, beware: participation will be essential, if you plan and "just taking the tests", skip this class. The intensive writing part is mandatory and will be an essential component of this class...