# Train the Trainers

## Train the Trainers

(Online Training Programme for Teachers)

### Hilights of the Programme:

• To empower teachers to train the students aspiring to appear for Mathematical Olympiad

• Trainers are teachers experienced in training students of Math Olympiad at all levels

• Explore the skills of problem solving

• Participants gain the confidence in training mathematically talented students

• Exposure to a wide range of study material of varying difficulty levels

• Developing the teaching skills useful for teaching various other mathematics competitions at school/college levels

### Other Info

• Date of Commencement: Friday, 30th July 2021

• Total 30 hours spread over 10 weeks ( Every Tuesday, Friday )

• Eligibility: Graduation with mathematics as one of the subjects

• Timing: 6.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.

• Fee: Rs. 3000/- (Three thousand)

• Click here for Admission Portal

### Topics to be Covered:

1. Algebra: Polynomials, Inequalities

2. Geometry: Euclidean Geometry of two dimensions including properties of triangle, circle and geometric transformations

3. Combinatorics: Basic counting principles, permutations, combinations, inclusion-exclusion principle, recurrence relations and generating functions

4. Number Theory: Divisibility, congruence, arithmetic functions

### Reference books:

1. An Excursion in Mathematics: Ed. M. R. Modak, S. A. Katre, V. V.Acharya,V. M Sholapurkar, Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana, Pune.

2. Challenge and Thrill of Pre-College Mathematics: V. Krishnamurthy, C. R. Pranesachar, K. N. Ranganathan, New Age International Publications.

3. Problem Primer for the Olympiad, C. R. Pranesachar and others, Interline Publishing Pvt. Ltd.

4. Introduction to the Theory of Numbers: Niven and Zuckerman (Wiley).

5. Elementary Number Theory: David Burton (UBS).

6. Higher Algebra: Hall and Knight (Macmillan).

7. Higher Algebra: Barnard and Child (Macmillan).

8. Combinatorics: V. K. Balakrishnan (Schaum's Series).

9. Applied Combinatorics: A. Tucker (Wiley).

10. Mathematical Circles: Dmitri Fomin and others (University Press).

### Teaching Faculty for the programme:

1. Professor S. A. Katre, M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D. in Mathematics

2. Professor V. M. Sholapurkar, M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D. in Mathematics

3. Dr. V.V. Acharya, M.Sc.,Ph.D. in Mathematics,

4. Mr. Kiran Barve (M. Sc., M. Phil. in Mathematics)

5. Dr. Aditi Phadke

Some guest lectures by the experts in the area will be organized.

The certificate will be issued after successful completion of the programme.

### Coordinator of the programme:

1. Professor V. M. Sholapurkar, vmshola@gmail.com