The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition

  • Together with Prof. Miodrag Iovanov I will run the preparation class for the 76th Putnam Mathematical Competition
  • All the meetings will take place in the MacLean Hall, Room 221, every Wednesday from 4:00pm-5:30pm
  • Here, and here you can find some solutions to the previous exams
  • Below is a tentative schedule for the remaining part of the semester:

  • 09/2/2014- Organizatorial meeting
  • 09/9/2014- Algebra
  • (Problems)
  • 09/16/2014- Algebra
  • (Problems)
  • 09/23/2014- Algebra
  • (Problems)
  • 09/30/2014- Polynomials and number theory
  • (Problems)
  • 10/7/2014- Polynomials and number theory
  • 10/22/2014- Combinatorics and Probability
  • (Problems)
  • 10/28/2014- Combinatorics and Probability
  • 11/5/2014- Real Analysis
  • 11/12/2013- Real Analysis
  • 11/19/2013- Real Analysis
  • 11/26/2013- Practice exams
  • 12/3/2013- Practice exams
  • UI Students Previous Years Results

    2015: Patrick Hiatt (31 points, rank 146.5)

    Noah Kaufmann (11 points, rank 640.5)

    Keshav Sutrave (11 points, rank 640.5)

    Bing Yue (10 points, rank 945)

    University of Iowa team national ranking: 27

    2014: Patrick Hiatt (22 points, rank 623.5)

    Sanjay Kumar (20 points, rank 833)

    Noah Kaufmann (13 points, rank 1170)

    2013: Bradley Nutter (20 points, rank 597)

    Wade Bloomquist (10 points, rank 1324)