UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle

9/25/2022 -- Intermediate 1A: Fall - Modular Arithmetic 1

Quarter Goals:

  • Learn basics of modular arithmetic
  • Learn fundamentals of python programming
  • Practice employing programming to solve difficult math problems

Class Logistics:

We will meet from 4-6 pm at Math Sciences 6221.

Class Plan:

Hello everyone! We begin this quarter by briefly studying modular arithmetic. This will serve as a warmup for the type of coding challenges we plan to tackle in Python. The lecture materials will be posted after class.

Required Resources:

A pencil, eraser.

Homework Due:


Homework Assigned:

Please complete up to section 2 (pages 1 - 14) in the packet attached below. This packet was handed out during the lecture. We will review the homework next lecture.

Contact Information:

Please reach out to the instructors Andy Shen at andyshen55@g.ucla.edu or Naji Sarsam at najisarsam@g.ucla.edu if you have any questions, comments, or concerns!