Monthly Archives: July 2010

Counting and Probability

If you are really interested in learning counting and probability techniques, I would recommend this book: Introduction to Counting and Probability by David Patrick This book is available through the Art of Problem Solving web site, which is a great … Continue reading

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Solutions for Problem Set #4

The solutions for Problem Set #4 are now posted:  Problem Set # 4

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Lesson: Counting Lists of Numbers

I’ve posted my first lesson:  Counting Lists of Numbers Did you know you can count lists of numbers without actually counting them?  Hmmm… how does that work?  Actually you can count lots of things without actually counting them!  (Stay tuned … Continue reading

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Joy is in the solution, not the answer.

I find that the solution to a math problem is much more interesting than the answer.  You tell me the answer, and I automatically think, “How did you get that?”  An answer is either right or wrong, but the solution illuminates the thought … Continue reading

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Problem Set #4

Problem Set #4 is now posted:  Problem Set #4 This set is a bit harder than the previous ones.  Be looking for some lessons that might help you out.  I’ve got plans to post lessons on counting techniques, Guassian addition, … Continue reading

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Solutions for Problem Set #3

Wow!  I have been amazed by the response I’ve gotten to the Virtual Math Club.  Over the last two days I’ve had close to 1000 hits.  Cool!  I want to thank everyone for taking the time to check out my … Continue reading

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Problem Set #3

I hope you are all enjoying your summer!  Here is the next problem set to add to your summer fun.  Yes, fun!  These problems are more like puzzles.  Enjoy. Problem Set #3  I’ll have the answers and video solutions posted … Continue reading

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