UCLA Olga Radko Endowed Math Circle

2/5/2023 -- Intermediate 1A: Winter - Abstract Algebra for SET - Vector Spaces and Mod Sum

Quarter Goals:

  • Learn the basics of abstract algebra
  • Model the card game SET with pure math and Python

Class Logistics:

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

Class Plan:

We finish our study of vector spaces and begin modeling the card game SET.

Handouts will be posted after the lesson

Required Resources:

Have your children bring a pencil and eraser.

No computers or associated accessories should be brought.

The SET card game is not needed for this lesson.

Homework Due:

We ask that all the kids click on this Google notebook link and attempt the problems.

Please save a PDF of the kids work and submit this pdf to this submission form by February 5.

See email for technical details.

Homework Assigned:

We have a second Python homework assignment due by February 19. Please do the following:

  • Click on this Google Colab notebook link,
  • Save a copy to the students’ personal google drive,
  • Have the students complete the notebook,
  • Save their work as a pdf to be submitted at this Google form

Instructions for submission are inside the notebook as well.

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!