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 mathematical competitions.

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10/18/2020

We start our exploration of quadratic equations with Vieta's Theorem. As usual, we also do some geometry.

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10/25/2020

We start the long handout with a long division.

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11/1/2020
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11/8/2020
11/15/2020

We get back to small handouts for one lesson. This one is about functions.

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11/22/2020

We will solve the rest of the problems from the previous lesson and

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12/6/2020
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12/13/2020

No handout, just game!

Handouts: Game
1/10/2021

We go from quadratic equations to something more elementary but not easier!

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Today we will be starting on one of the most interesting and important topics in mathematics, at least in my opinion. I hope everyone learns something!

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1/17/2021

We continue our studies in elementary math.

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1/24/2021

This week we continue solving problems concerning some of the most interesting areas of school mathematics

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1/31/2021

We discuss the plots from the previous week in more detail

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2/7/2021

We continue with mostly invariants and geometric constructions.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ehJAFzTun5NkE9QzED1908bas7wy7FpjVaIboCjGyW8/edit?usp=sharing

2/21/2021

Problems will appear here with the start of the game

Handouts: Game
2/28/2021

We continue with invariants, semi-invariants and geometric constructions.

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3/7/2021

This week we finish our introduction to geometric constructions and invariants.

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3/14/2021

This week we have a game! Prepare your pen, pencil, paper and spirit!

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4/4/2021

We are very excited to start a new quarter with all of you starting with this Sunday's topic on random events (random variables).

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We start a new topic of combinations and Pascal's triangle. Also a problem with triangle similarity.

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4/11/2021

We continue studying combinations, introducing Pascal's triangle.

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4/18/2021
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4/25/2021

This week we continue our studies in combinatorics. We will finally see and apply the binomial theorem.

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5/2/2021

This week we will learn the technique called "Stars and Bars" and also solve some funny problems.

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5/9/2021

We continue our studies in combinatorics.

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5/16/2021
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5/23/2021

We introduce a new method to encode partitions of positive integers -- Young diagrams, and use them to prove some beautiful bijections on partitions.

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6/6/2021

Game!

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