6/25/2023 | Students will learn about binary numbers and complements, as well as their application to computer systems. By the end of the lesson, students should understand the fundamentals of the two's complement representation for signed binary numbers. [Show less] |

7/9/2023 | We will review the basics of boolean algebra. [Show less] |

7/16/2023 | We will review Boolean algebra properties and apply them to logic problems. [Show less] |

7/23/2023 | We will study Boolean algebra expressions in disjunctive normal form and use cubes of various dimensions to simplify them. [Show less] |

7/30/2023 | We will take a break from our normal material and have a fun competition. [Show less] |

8/6/2023 | Students will start learning the theory of permutations. The goal of this mini-course is to understand when the famous puzzle is solvable and when it's not. [Show less] |

8/13/2023 | We will continue our study on the 15 puzzle, delving more into permutations and learning taxicab geometry. [Show less] |

8/20/2023 | [Show less] |

8/27/2023 | We will learn basics of graph theory and consider various relevant theorems. [Show less] |

10/1/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will warm up with some fun games and then introduce basic probability. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, scratch paper and dice. **Homework Due:**
N/A. **Homework Assigned:**
Finish the handout (Problem 17 is optional). **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

10/8/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will start with a review of basic probability from last week. We will then introduce combinatorics tools and apply them to calculate probabilities. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser and scratch paper. **Homework Due:**
Finish last week’s handout (Problem 17 is optional). **Homework Assigned:**
Attempt problems 1-12, 14, 16, 18, 20 and 21. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

10/15/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will start with a review of combinatorics from last week. We will then learn how to use combinatorics to calculate probabilities. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, scratch paper and dice. **Homework Due:**
Problems 1-12, 14, 16, 18, 20 and 21 from last week's handout. **Homework Assigned:**
Problems 1-17 on the handout. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

10/22/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will explore some fun logic puzzles. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, and scratch paper. **Homework Due:**
Problems 1-17 from last week's handout. **Homework Assigned:**
None. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

10/29/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will explore problem solving through sample olympiad problems. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, and scratch paper. **Homework Due:**
None. **Homework Assigned:**
Problems 1-8 on the handout. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

11/5/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will introduce sets and discuss their properties. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, and scratch paper. **Homework Due:**
Problems 1-8 on the previous week's handout. **Homework Assigned:**
Finish this week's handout. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

11/19/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will continue our discussion of sets by introducing the notions of power sets and Cartesian products. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, scratch paper, and handout from Week 5: Problem Solving. **Homework Due:**
Previous week's handout. **Homework Assigned:**
Finish this week's handout. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |

12/3/2023 | **Class Logistics:**
We will meet from 4 to 6 pm at Math Sciences 6221. **Class Plan:**
We will continue our discussion of sets by discussing functions between sets and cardinalities of finite and infinite sets. **Required Resources:**
Pencils, eraser, scratch paper, and handout from Week 5: Problem Solving. **Homework Due:**
Previous week's handout. **Homework Assigned:**
TBA. **Contact Information:**
Please reach out to Siddarth Chalasani at darthsid2000@ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments or concerns! [Show less] |