MAT 590  Problem Seminar   Fall 2016 

MW 2:15-3:35 p.m. Math Tower 4-130

Instructor: Ljudmila Kamenova

Office: Math Tower 3-115
Office hours: Wednesdays 11am - noon in the MLC, noon - 2pm in Math Tower 3-115

In this course we analyze problems and explore supplementary topics related to the core courses in the Professional M.A. Option. We focus on preparation for the doctoral comprehensive examination.

Syllabus: Solving problems from past comprehensive exams, problems from Algebra I and II, problems from Geometry/Topology I and II, problems from Real Analysis I and II, and problems from Complex Analysis I.

Grading: The grading will be based primarily on class participation and effort in solving problems. There will be no final exam, no rigid homework, and no required textbook.

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