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Welcome from Dr. Yossi Elran

This is a welcome video from Dr. Yossi Elran

Welcome from Dr Yossi Elran

This course is all about math puzzles, specifically cryptarithms, symbologies and operator puzzles. Each week will have a theme, and we’ll learn about it through videos, articles and discussion. There will also be other optional tasks and exercises you can try to enhance your learning. Each week builds on the last, so we strongly recommend you work through each week in order. Each week should take you 2 to 3 hours to complete if you do all the tasks, and there is a test at the end of most weeks so you can see how much you have learnt.

Using FutureLearn

If this is your first FutureLearn course, you may find it useful to read the Using FutureLearn guide. We also recommend reading six tips and tools for social learning on FutureLearn to get the most out of the interactive and social learning features of this course.

Follow Yossi and the other course managers

To see Yossi’s comments in your activity feed or when using the ‘following’ filter in discussions, visit his FutureLearn profile and click “follow”.

You can also follow me on other social media, Facebook and Twitter, by using the hashtag #FLmathspuzzles

I will also be following you, reading your comments and actively participating in the discussions – for the first three weeks of the course. After that, unfortunately, I’m unable to monitor the course – because I’ll be running others, but you are still encouraged to continue discussions with other course members!

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