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(Latest Revision -- 2015/11/15)
[2015/11/15: Quiz #2 Info Update in Week #13]
[2015/11/01: Quiz #2 Info Update in Week #13]
[2015/09/26: Quiz #1 Info Update]
[2015/07/23: Initial work]

## WORK SCHEDULE FOR Math 2300 -- Fall 2015

WEEK #1: Aug 24 - Aug 28
• ♥ First day of class is Monday, August 24. Class meets in P-101.

• 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: Aug 31 - Sept 04
• Section 2.1: Logical Form and Logical Equivalence
• Section 2.2: Conditional Statements

WEEK #3: Sep 08 - Sep 11
• ♥ No class on Monday, September 7 - Labor Day

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

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #4: Sep 14 - Sep 18
• Section 3.2: Predicates and Quantified Statements II

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #5: Sep 21 - Sep 25
• Section 3.3: Statements with Multiple Quantifiers
• Section 3.4: Arguments with Quantified Statements

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #6: Sep 28 - Oct 02
• 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:
• Sections 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3

WEEK #7: Oct 05 - Oct 09
• Quiz #1: Monday, October 5, on sections 1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.3, and 3.1-3.4

• Section 4.4: Direct Proof and Counterexample IV: Division into Cases and the Quotient-Remainder Theorem

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #8: Oct 12, Oct 14 - Oct 16
• ♥ No class on Tuesday, October 13 - Non-instructional Day

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

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #9: Oct 19 - Oct 23
• Section 5.2: Mathematical Induction I

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #10: Oct 26 - Oct 30
• Section 5.3: Mathematical Induction II
• Section 5.4: Strong Mathematical Induction and the Well-Ordering Principle

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #11: Nov 02 - Nov 06
• Section 5.6: Defining Sequences Recursively
• Section 5.7: Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #12: Nov 09 - Nov 10, Nov 12 - Nov 13
• ♥ No class on Wednesday, November 11 - Veteran's Day

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

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #13: Nov 16 - Nov 20
• Section 6.1: Set Theory: Definitions and the Element Method of Proof
• Section 6.2: Properties of Sets

• Lecture Topics:
• Quiz #2: Monday, November 16, on sections 4.1-4.4, 4.6, and 5.1-5.4

WEEK #14: Nov 23 - Nov 25
• ♥ No class on Thursday-Friday, November 26-27 - Thanksgiving

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

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #15: Nov 30 - Dec 04
• Section 8.2: Reflexivity, Symmetry, and Transitivity
• Section 8.3: Equivalence Relations

• Lecture Topics:

WEEK #16: Dec 07 - Dec 10
• ♥ No class on Friday, December 11 - Reading Day