UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle

ORMC Meetings • 2020-2021 Academic Year

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Advanced 1AAdvanced 1BAdvanced 2AAdvanced 2BAdvanced 3AMC10/12 TrainingBeginners 1ABeginners 1BBeginners 1CBeginners 2A
Beginners 2BIntermediate 1AIntermediate 1BIntermediate 2AIntermediate 2BOlympiads 1Olympiads 2
10/11/2020

We quickly review mathematical induction and then solve a few related problems of various levels of difficulty, from easy to very hard.

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10/18/2020

Today we will approach problems involving area computations, that should hopefully cover all necessary techniques for Olympiad problems.

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10/25/2020

Today we will discuss various standard techniques in solving diophantine equations (i.e. equations with integers). The material is for 2 weeks.

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11/1/2020

The handout is the same as last time (see Part I)

We will move on to problems 4, 5, 6... and so on today.

11/8/2020

Today we are doing problems involving mathematical games, and talk about the method of retrograde analysis.

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11/15/2020

This lecture we continue with the same topic. We added a few extra problems

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11/22/2020

Today we will do practice problems, with no particular theme.

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12/6/2020

Today we discuss angle chasing, properties of angles inscribed in circles, and a few constructions.

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12/13/2020

We continue with the topic from last time.

1/10/2021

Today we will discuss board problems, involving colorings, tilings and more.

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1/17/2021

Today we cover various methods of solving inequality problems.

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