UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle

ORMC Meetings • 2020-2021 Academic Year

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10/11/2020

We warm-up for the new academic year by solving problems from some older mathematical competitions.

Handouts: Handout
10/18/2020

Some low degree polynomial analysis starting with quadratics including Vieta's formulas.

Handouts: Handout
10/25/2020

We finish last weeks handout with the convex property and start cubic equations.

Handouts: Cubics | Convex
11/1/2020

We continue the cubic handout from last week.

Handouts: Handout
11/8/2020

We have a more in depth coverage of complex numbers.

Handouts: Handout
11/15/2020

We discuss e and one of its definitions coming off Euler's equation.

Handouts: handout
11/29/2020

We talk about functions and some relations between them.

Handouts: Handout | Extra
12/6/2020

We do a little more analysis of quadratic equations

Handouts: Handout
12/13/2020

We ran a math dominoes competition.

1/10/2021

We start the year with problems using weight, logic, and geometry.

Handouts: Handout
1/17/2021

We continue with questions using scales, logic and of course more geometry.

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1/24/2021

We cover more weighings and geometric constructions, as well as look at some problems using invariant solutions.

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1/31/2021
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2/7/2021

We cover more explicitly Invariant problems and a couple geometric constructions.

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2/21/2021

We will be playing a game today.

2/28/2021

We are continuing with Invariant question and geometric constructions.

Handouts: Handout
3/7/2021

More on Invariants and a geometry drawing exercise.

Handouts: Extra | Handout
4/4/2021

We start learning basic counting methods in combinatorics.

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4/11/2021

He continue with combinations and how they relate to Pascal's triangle

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4/25/2021

We review our last worksheet and continue with Combination questions.

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5/2/2021

We cover the technique of stars and bars

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5/9/2021

We continue solving problems using the stars and bars method.

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5/16/2021

We play another midquarter game

5/23/2021

We will continue with combinatorics and in particular, the method of using a Young tableau

Handouts: Handout
6/6/2021

We play an end of quarter game.