Math 2300, Spring 2023 Class
Schedule, Lecture Notes
Note: Schedule is subject to
change, please check frequently
WK 
Class/Date 
Topic 
Book
Chapter 
Assignments 
Reading 
1 
F 1/27 
Syllabus and Class Web Page  Syllabus 

2 
M 1/30 
Logical Form and Logical Equivalence  2.1 
HW1 Assigned  Section 2.1 Handout 
W 2/1 
Logical Form and Logical Equivalence  2.1 
See modules on Canvas 

F 2/3 
Logical Form and Logical Equivalence  2.1 

3 
M 2/6 
Logic: Conditional Statements  2.2 
HW1
Due HW2 Assigned 

W 2/8 
Logic: Valid and Invalid Arguments  2.3 

F 2/10 
Logic: Valid and Invalid Arguments  2.3 
HW2 Due HW3 Assigned 

4 
M
2/13 
Logic: Digital Logic Circuits  2.4 
HW4 Assigned  
W 2/15 
Predicates and Quantified Statements I  3.1 
HW3 Due HW5 Assigned 

F 2/17 
Predicates and Quantified Statements I  3.1 
HW4 Due HW6 Assigned 

5 
M 2/20 
Predicates and Quantified Statements II  3.2 
HW7 Assigned  
W 2/22 
Predicates and Quantified Statements II  3.2 
HW5
Due HW8 Assigned 

F 2/24 
Statements with Multiple Quantifiers  3.3 
Quiz
Review in Canvas 

6 
M 2/27 
Arguments with Quantified Statements  3.4 
HW6 Due 

W 3/1 
Direct Proof and Counterexample I: Introduction  4.1 
HW7 Due  
F 3/3 
Direct
Proof and Counterexample I: Introduction Direct Proof and Counterexample II: Writing Advice 
4.1, 4.2 
HW8 Due  
7 
M 3/6 
Hand back homework and review for Quiz 1 
CH 2 

W 3/8 
Direct Proof and Counterexample III: Rationals  4.3 

F 3/10 
Direct Proof and Counterexample IV: Divisibility  4.4 

8 
M 3/13 
Quiz 1 in person 
CH 2 

W 3/15 
Direct Proof and
Counterexample IV: Divisibility Direct Proof and Counterexample V: QR and Cases 
4.4 4.5 
HW10 Assigned HW11 Assigned 

F 3/17 
Direct Proof and Counterexample V: QR and Cases  4.5 
Turn in Chapter 3 HW by 11:59 pm 

9 
M 3/20 
Direct Proof and Counterexample VI: Floor and Ceiling  4.6 
HW9 Due 

W 3/22 
Indirect Proof:
Contradiction and Contraposition 
4.7 
HW10
Due HW12 Assigned 

F 3/24 
Quiz
2 Review 
Ch 3 
HW11 Due  Quiz Review in Canvas  


Famous Proofs and Chapter 4 Summary 
4.8 

W 3/29 
Quiz 2 
Ch 2 
HW12 Due  
F 3/31 
Cesar Chavez Day: No Class  
Spring Break: April 37  
11 

Return Quizzes, Sequences 
5.1 

W 4/12 
Sequences 
5.1 

F 4/14 
Sequences
and Mathematical Induction: Proving Formulas 
5.1, 5.2 

12 

Mathematical Induction: Proving Formulas  5.2 
HW13 Assigned 

W 4/19 
Mathematical Induction: Applications  5.3 
HW14 Assigned 

F 4/21 
Watch: Claude Shannon  Father of the
Information Age No Class meeting 
Watch video and answer: 1. What is the difference between a Shannon bit and a Tukey bit? 2. Who wrote "Beat the Dealer"? 3. What did you find most interesting? 4. What is you find most confusing or what do you want to learn more about? Due April 24th  upload to Canvas HW13 Due 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Whj_nLx8 

13 

Mathematical Induction 
5.3 

W 4/26 
Mathematical Induction: Strong  5.4 
HW15 Assigned HW14 Due 

F 4/28 
Review
for Quiz 3 
Chapter 4 

14 

Defining Sequences Recursively  5.6 
HW15 Due 

W 5/3 
Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration  5.7  HW16 Assigned 

F 5/5 
SecondOrder Linear Homogeneous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients  5.8 

15 
M 5/8 
SecondOrder Linear
Homogeneous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients Go over Quiz Reviews 
5.8 
HW16 Due  
W 5/10  Sets 
6 
HW17 Assigned Quiz 4, 5, 6 in Canvas 

F 5/12 
Sets 
6 

16 
M 5/15 
Sets and Pigeon Hole
Principle 
6 and 9.4 

W 5/17 
Reading Day 
HW 17 Due Quizzes 4,5,6 Due 


Friday 5/19 
FINAL EXAM 
In Person Makeup Quizzes
