Los Angeles Math Circle

LAMC Meetings • 2019-2020 Academic Year

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For meetings prior to Fall 2019, visit the Circle Archive.

Advanced 1AAdvanced 1BAdvanced 2AAdvanced 2BBeginners 1ABeginners 1BBeginners 2ABeginners 2BBNPIntermediate 1A
Intermediate 1BIntermediate 2AIntermediate 2BOlympiads 1Olympiads 2
10/13/2019
We will go over these fundamental concepts and do a range of problems.
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10/20/2019
Using unique factorization into primes and modular arithmetic to solve problems.
10/27/2019

Euler's totient function and more number-theoretic functions

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11/3/2019

NT problems including showing there are infinitely many 4k+1 primes.

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11/10/2019

The useful Lifting the Exponent Lemma, which states that for odd prime p and m,n such that p|(m-n), vp(m^p-n^p) = vp(m-n)+1.

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11/17/2019

Techniques for solving equations with the constraint that the variables must take integer values.

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11/24/2019
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12/8/2019

Review of NT, review of counting and intro to combinatorial identities.

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1/12/2020
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1/19/2020
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1/26/2020
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2/2/2020
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2/9/2020
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2/16/2020
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2/23/2020

BAMO 2016

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3/1/2020
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3/8/2020
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3/15/2020

No in-person class

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4/5/2020
4/12/2020
4/19/2020
4/26/2020
5/3/2020
5/10/2020
5/17/2020
5/24/2020
5/31/2020
6/7/2020