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(Latest Revision -- 2017/11/27)
[2017/11/27: Finalized date and coverage for Quiz #3]
[2017/11/08: Specified Coverage for Quiz #2]
[2017/10/26: Quiz #2 Date Set]
[2017/09/19: Quiz #1 Date Set]
[2017/08/14: Initial work]

## WORK SCHEDULE FOR Math 2300 -- Fall 2017

WEEK #1: Wed Aug 23 - Fri Aug 25
• 🍂 First day of university classes is Wednesday, August 23.
Class meets in room P-101 from 14:00 to 14:50.

• The Course Description
• Section 1.1: Variables
• Section 1.2: The Language of Sets
• Section 1.3: The Language of Relations and Functions
• Scan through the rest of this document (the course schedule).

• Homework Assignments: Be familiar with the information about homework in the Course Description. The homework assignments themselves are located on this assignment page, which includes problem numbers, assignment dates, and due dates. Check the assignment page often - at least once or twice each week. Get started doing homework problems NOW, work on them continuously until the end of the semester, and give them to me at the appropriate times, prepared according to the directions. This will be your responsibility, regardless of how many reminders I happen to give you.

• Lecture Topics:
• Chapter One - Speaking Mathematically

WEEK #2: Mon Aug 28 - Fri Sep 01
• Section 2.1: Logical Form and Logical Equivalence
• Section 2.2: Conditional Statements

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #3: Tues Sep 5 - Fri Sep 8
• No Classes Monday, Sep 4 --> Labor Day Holiday

• Section 2.3: Valid and Invalid Arguments
• Section 3.1: Predicates and Quantified Statements I

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #4: Mon Sep 11 - Fri Sep 15
• Section 3.2: Predicates and Quantified Statements II

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #5: Mon Sep 18 - Fri Sep 22
• Section 3.3: Statements with Multiple Quantifiers
• Section 3.4: Arguments with Quantified Statements

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

Friday, Sept 22: Equinox - autumn begins in the Northern Hemisphere.

WEEK #6: Mon Sep 25 - Fri Sep 29
🍂 Quiz #1: Tentative Date: Monday, September 25, on sections (TBA)
🍂Quiz #1: Wednesday, September 27, on sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3

• Section 4.1: Direct Proof and Counterexample I: Introduction
• Section 4.2: Direct Proof and Counterexample II: Rational Numbers
• Section 4.3: Direct Proof and Counterexample III: Divisibility

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #7: Mon Oct 2 - Fri Oct 6
• Section 4.4: Direct Proof and Counterexample IV: Division into Cases and the Quotient-Remainder Theorem

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #8: Mon Oct 9, Tues Oct 10, Thu Oct 12, Fri Oct 13
• No Classes Wednesday, Oct 11 --> non-Instructional Day

• Section 4.6: Indirect Argument: Contradiction and Contraposition
• Section 5.1: Sequences

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #9: Mon Oct 16 - Fri Oct 20
• Section 5.2: Mathematical Induction I

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #10: Mon Oct 23 - Fri Oct 27
• Section 5.3: Mathematical Induction II
• Section 5.4: Strong Mathematical Induction and the Well-Ordering Principle

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #11: Mon Oct 30 - Fri Nov 03
• Section 5.6: Defining Sequences Recursively
• Section 5.7: Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #12: Mon Nov 6 - Thurs Nov 9
🍂 Quiz #2: Tentative Date: Monday, November 6, on sections (TBA)

• No Classes Friday, Nov 10 --> Veteran's Day Observed

• Section 5.8: Second-Order Linear Homogeneous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients
• Section 5.9: General Recursive Definitions and Structural Induction

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #13: Mon Nov 13 - Fri Nov 17
🍂 Quiz #2: Monday, November 13, on sections (3.1-3.4; 4.1-4.4; 4.6; 5.1-5.2)

• Section 6.1: Set Theory: Definitions and the Element Method of Proof
• Section 6.2: Properties of Sets

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #14: Mon Nov 20 - Wed Nov 22
• No Classes Thursday, Nov 23 --> Thanksgiving Holiday
• No Classes Friday, Nov 24 --> Admission Day Observed

• Section 6.3: Disproofs, Algebraic Proofs, and Boolean Algebras
• Section 8.1: Relations on Sets

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #15: Mon Nov 27 - Fri Dec 01
• Section 8.2: Reflexivity, Symmetry, and Transitivity
• Section 8.3: Equivalence Relations

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #16: Mon Dec 4 - Fri Dec 8
🍂 Quiz #3: Friday, December 8, on
• section 5.3: Mathematical Induction II
• section 5.4: Strong Mathematical Induction
• section 5.6: Defining Sequences Recursively
• section 5.7: Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration
• section 5.8: Second-Order Linear Homogeneous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients
• section 5.9: General Recursive Definitions and Structural Induction
• section 6.1: Set Theory: Definitions and the Element Method of Proof

• Section 9.4: The Pigeonhole Principle

• Lecture Topics:
• (TBA)

WEEK #17: Mon Dec 11
🍂 Monday December 11 is the last day of class.