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PřF:M7400 Problem solving seminar - Course Information

## M7400 Problem solving seminar

**Faculty of Science**

Autumn 2019

**Extent and Intensity**- 0/2/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: z (credit).
**Teacher(s)**- doc. RNDr. Martin Čadek, CSc. (lecturer)

doc. Ilya Kossovskiy, Ph.D. (lecturer) **Guaranteed by**- doc. RNDr. Martin Čadek, CSc.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science

Supplier department: Department of Mathematics and Statistics - Departments - Faculty of Science **Timetable**- Wed 14:00–15:50 MS1,01016
**Prerequisites**- SOUHLAS

Excellent results in basic mathematical courses. **Course Enrolment Limitations**- The course is offered to students of any study field.
**Course objectives**- The aim of the course is to improve participants' problem-solving skills required to succeed in international math competetitions (e.g. IMC). The knowledge obtained at the end of the course are complementary to those usually covered in main math courses.
**Syllabus**- Advanced problems solving in the fields of Algebra, Analysis (Real and Complex), Geometry and Combinatorics.

**Literature**- DE SOUZA, Paulo Ney and Jorge-Nuno SILVA.
*Berkeley problems in mathematics*. 3rd ed. New York: Springer, 2004. xiv, 591. ISBN 0387008926. info

*recommended literature*- DE SOUZA, Paulo Ney and Jorge-Nuno SILVA.
**Teaching methods**- Simulated competition with the discussion of selected problems and/or topics.
**Assessment methods**- Assessment based on the overall results obtained in the competition.
**Language of instruction**- English
**Further comments (probably available only in Czech)**- The course is taught annually.

Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět určen pouze pro studenty s výbornými znalostmi matematiky s ambicí reprezentovat MU na mezinárodních soutěžích.

- Enrolment Statistics (Autumn 2019, recent)
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