Combinatorics (MATH 345) Homepage - Spring 2018

Listed below are some useful items for you.
  • Syllabus [pdf]

  • Problem Sets [pdf]

  • Thoughts on homework [pdf]

    We'll miss you, Count von Count.


    For your homework you will need to use LaTeX, a tool for typesetting mathematics. Have you got a Mac? Get TexShop here. Have you got a PC? MikTeX is here and TexnicCenter is here.

    To give you an idea of exams from previous times I taught the course.
  • Exam 1 - Spring '07 [pdf]
  • Exam 1 - Spring '09 [pdf]
  • Exam 1 - Fall '10 [pdf]
  • Exam 1 - Fall '12 [pdf]
  • Exam 1 - Spring '15 [pdf]
  • Exam 1 - Spring '18 [pdf]

  • Exam 2 - Spring '07 [pdf]
  • Exam 2 - Spring '09 [pdf]
  • Exam 2 - Fall '10 [pdf]
  • Exam 2 - Fall '12 [pdf]
  • Exam 2 - Spring '15 [pdf]
  • Exam 2 - Spring '18 [pdf]

  • Exam 3 - Spring '07 [pdf]
  • Exam 3 - Spring '09 [pdf]
  • Exam 3 - Fall '10 [pdf]
  • Exam 3 - Fall '12 [pdf]
  • Exam 3 - Spring '15 [pdf]
  • Exam 3 - Spring '18 [pdf]

    Our text, Introductory Combinatorics, 5th edition, has an author - here is his website.

    The final exam (i.e. Exam 3) will be given only on the scheduled exam day (Thursday, May 17 2018, 9am-12pm), please make plans accordingly.
    Some former students of mine have been quite successful with combinatorics and other things. Read about a few:
    Ben Liang ('09)
    Aly Fassett-Carman('15)
    Mark Egan ('08)
    Aden Forrow('13)
    Anna Blasiak ('07)
    Kyle Gerstenschlager ('15)
    Carolynn Johnson('15)
    Duncan Levear('15)
    Victor Larsen ('09)
    Rob Nicol ('11)
    Alex Scibetta('14)
    Linton Zhou('13)
    Daisy Zhuo ('12)
    In the past, a few students in this class have been good at dancing and singing. What is your special talent?
    David Park ('15)