The Berkeley Math Circle

Handouts 2002-2003 (Archives)

Welcome to the BMC Archives. This section of the site was created to archive the session handouts and Monthly Contests from the Circle since 1998. To navigate this page, simply select the desired year you wish to view under either Session Handouts or Monthly Contests. The info for that year will be displayed underneath your selection.

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Circle Archives

Instructor Topic Notes
Zvezdelina Stankova Vectors: Applications in Problems (PDFPS)
Zvezdelina Stankova Inversion in the Plane (PDFPS)
Tom Davis Fractions and Repeating Decimals (PDFPS)
Tom Davis Four Points on a Circle (PDFPS)
Maksim Maydanskiy Classical Theorems in Geometry (DOC)
Kiran S. Kedlaya Is This Number Prime? (PDFPS)
Bjorn Poonen Infinity (PDF)
Paul Zeitz Graph Theory  
Dmitry Fuchs "How to make a Moebius band out of paper?" (Abstract)
Joshua Zucker "Accidental Summations"  
Tom Rike "Perennial Problems from Geometry" (PDFPS)
Dmitry Fuchs "A Formula for Cubic Equations, Does it Exist?" (Abstract)
Quan Lam Binary Numbers and Error Correcting Codes in Message Sending  
Dmitry Fuchs "Equations in Degree 5"  
Joshua Zucker Symmetry  
Kiran Kedlaya BAMO 2003 Practice (PDF)
Zvezdelina Stankova BAMO Practice General The Handout was based on the National Math Olympiad from 1991
Maksim Maydansky BAMO Aftermath  
Tom Rike Loose Ends (AbstractPS HandoutPS FigurePDF HandoutPDF Figure)
Kiran S. Kedlaya The smallest prime factor (and other objects from number theory)  
Dmitry Fuchs Combinatorial Identities: Euler, Gauss, Jacobi, McDonald, Leibenzon and others. (Abstract)