**September 2012**

## SMA109: Week One

*By tom denton On September 25, 2012 · 6 Comments*

For the first week, we explore basics of functions and permutations, picking up basic notation that we will use throughout the course.

On Tuesday, we obtained a definition of a function after first learning an informal definition of 'set' and examining a number of examples of functions. Along the way, we picked up some basic [...]

## Permutation

*By hannywillis On September 20, 2012 · Leave a Comment*

This time lets take it to pure mathematics, permutations. Permutation is an ordered arrangement of objects, for example, alphabets, numerical, words. In this session, I am dealing with the lexicographic order of listed numerical digits, problem from projecteuler. The problem requires the millionth lexicographic permutation of the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, [...]

## A little about myself

*By victoriawarain On September 19, 2012 · 2 Comments*

I am Victoria M. Mokua. I currently serve as a Tutorial Fellow at Maseno University. This is the University from where I did both my Bachelors and Masters degrees.

My Bachelors degree was in Education, Science-Mathematics and Physics, while my Masters was in Pure Mathematics. Am currently passionate about Mathematics Education and would want [...]

## Palindromes

*By hannywillis On September 12, 2012 · Leave a Comment*

Let me start with palindromes. The word sounds familiar any time mentioned and yet far much unknown to me. Palindrome simply means words or numericals that have same meaning even if reversed e.g. Madam, 11,9009,11-9-11(dates). in this session we deal with numerical palindromes. One can easily mention the single and double digits palindromes which are [...]

## Hello world, Maths it is!

*By hannywillis On September 7, 2012 · 1 Comment*

Welcome to Blogs. Post questions, ideas or comments, and lets work the values out.