## Prof. Hortobágyin kurssi

Prof. István Hortobágyi (ELTE) gave a course at the University of
Helsinki, Department of Mathematics, May 7-19, 2001.
The course was intended for students who will be mathematics subject teacher
students and for teachers already at work and consisted of lectures from
different parts of mathematics, concentrating on the most important
didactical aspects of geometry, algebra and number theory. The course
covered how the teaching of each topic is done in Hungary, giving ideas on
both teaching at ordinary schools and special teaching for talented
students. Also indication of how an interested person can pursue further
studies in the topic was given.

The course consisted of 20 lectures, given 2 hours each working day
afternoon for two weeks and two Saturday seminars from 9 A.M. to 1 P.M. In
the seminars students presented their work on selected topics and got
feedback on their teaching ideas from prof. Hortobagyi.

**Kurssin sisältö:**

- Special pointsets in plane and space. Use of these sets in construction
exercises
- Special lines and points in triangles. Euler-line, Feuerbach (nine
point)-circle
- Using mathematical games in instruction
- Solution of extremal value problems with elementary methods
- Special inequalities and their use in solving extremal value problems
- Permutations and permutations with repetitions
- Combinations and combinations with repetitions
- Variations and variations with repetitions
- Basic concepts of number theory. Divisibility
- Diophantine equations

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*3.7.2003*