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Problem Solving

Techniques for Solving Problems:

  • Algebra
  • Guess and Check
  • Working Backwards
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Venn diagrams.

The textbook for this course is Johnson, Herr, Kysh: Crossing the River with Dogs

Students learn about various topics in discrete mathematics (such as combinations, permutations and graph theory) and figurate numbers (triangular numbers, square numbers, pentagonal numbers ...)

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