1. Take one homework problem you have worked on this semester that you struggled to understand and solve, and explain how the struggle itself was valuable. ○ In the context of this question, describe the struggle and how you overcame the struggle. You might also discuss whether struggling built aspects of character in you (e.g. endurance, self-confidence, competence to solve new problems) and how these virtues might benefit you in later ventures. 2. What mathematical ideas are you curious to know more about as a result of taking this class? ○ Give one example of a question about the material that you'd like to explore further, and describe why this is an interesting question to you. 3. How has your mathematical imagination been enhanced as a result of taking this class? ○ Give at least three examples. 4. Consider one mathematical idea from the course that you have found beautiful, and explain why it is beautiful to you. ○ Your answer should address how this beauty is similar to or different from other kinds of beauty that human beings encounter. 5. Give one example of a mathematical idea from this class that you found creative, and explain what you find creative about it. ○ For example, you can choose an instance of creativity you experienced in your own problem-solving, or something you witnessed in another person's definition or reasoning.