Join us on Wednesdays 5:00-6:30pm (from September 27th) in Van Vleck B325 for some challenging questions, pizza and soda!!!
The Putnam Exam, offered by the Mathematical Association of America, is the premier American math competition for undergraduate students. This year, the exam is on Saturday, December 2nd. The exam is run in two three-hour sessions of six problems each. This is a difficult exam with many interesting and fun problems.
To sign up for Putnam club email announcements, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (empty subject and body works).
|September 27||Dima Arinkin||Introductory meeting - assorted problems.|
|October 4||Dima Arinkin||Polynomials.|
|October 11||Laurel Ohm||Calculus problems.|
|October 18||Laurel Ohm||Even numbered problems from last time and additional calculus problems|
|October 25||Dima Arinkin||Number theory.|
|November 1||Dima Arinkin||Let us try something different today: a mock math contest. Let's look at a past Virginia Tech Contests.|
|November 8||Brian Lawrence||TBA|
|November 15||Brian Lawrence||TBA|
|November 22||No meeting (Wednesday before Thanksgiving)|
|November 29||Paul Apisa||Geometry.|
|December 6||Paul Apisa||TBA|