About the Club…Challenge your mathematical problem solving skills with problems similar to those found on math contests such as the AMC 8, AMC 10, MATHCOUNTS, or the middle school math olympiads. I post a problem set each week, and then come back later in the week and post the answers and video solutions.
Monthly Archives: July 2010
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
The solutions for Problem Set #4 are now posted: Problem Set # 4
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
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
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
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