Math 2300, Spring 2024 Class
Schedule, Lecture Notes
Note: Schedule is subject to
change, please check frequently
WK 
Class/Date 
Topic 
Book
Chapter 
Assignments 
Reading 
1 
F 1/26 
Syllabus  No class meeting 
Write down 2
questions about the syllabus 
Syllabus 

2 
M 1/29 
Logical Form and Logical Equivalence  2.1 
HW1 Assigned  Section 2.1 Handout 
W 1/31 
Logical Form and Logical Equivalence  2.1 

F 2/2 
Logical Form and Logical Equivalence  2.1 

3 
M 2/5 
Logic: Conditional Statements  2.2 
HW1
Due HW2 Assigned 

W 2/7 
Logic: Valid and Invalid Arguments  2.3 

F 2/9 
Logic: Valid and Invalid Arguments  2.3 
HW2 Due HW3 Assigned 

4 
M
2/12 
Logic: Digital Logic Circuits  2.4 
HW4 Assigned  
W 2/14 
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 February 19  upload to Canvas 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Whj_nLx8 

F 2/16 
Predicates and Quantified Statements I  3.1 
HW3 Due  
5 
M 2/19 
Predicates and Quantified Statements I  3.1 
HW4 Due HW5 Assigned 

W 2/21 
Predicates and Quantified Statements II  3.2 
HW6 Assigned  
F 2/23 
Predicates
and Quantified Statements II Statements with Multiple Quantifiers 
3.3 
HW5 Due HW7 Assigned 

6 
M 2/26 
Arguments with Quantified Statements  3.4 
HW6 Due HW8 Assigned 

W 2/28 
Quiz Review for
Chapter 2 
2 
See
Canvas 

F 3/1 
Direct Proof and Counterexample I: Introduction  4.1 
HW7 Due  
7 
M 3/4 
Quiz 1 on Chapter 2  in person 
review in Canvas 
2 

W 3/6 
Watch: First Order Logic (FOL) and Knowledge Base Agents
(Logical) (KBA) and a Bit of Entailment  No Class Meeting 
HW8 Due FOL and KBA Reflection Assigned in Canvas 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73AUBVOWsM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOCTxedhf_c 

F 3/8 
Direct
Proof and Counterexample I: Introduction Direct Proof and Counterexample II: Writing Advice 
4.1, 4.2  
8 
M 3/11 
Work on your own  
W 3/13 
Direct Proof and Counterexample III: Rationals  4.3 
FOL and KBA Reflection Due HW9 Assigned 

F 3/15 
Quiz 2 on Chapter 3 review  Quiz 2 

9 
M 3/18 
Direct Proof and Counterexample III:
Rationals Direct Proof and Counterexample IV: Divisibility 
4.3 4.4 
HW10 Assigned 

W 3/20 
Direct Proof and
Counterexample IV: Divisibility Direct Proof and Counterexample V: QR and Cases 
4.4 4.5 
HW9
Due 

F 3/22 
Proof worksheet  4.14.4 



Proof worksheet  answers  4.14.4 
HW10 Due 

W 3/27 
Direct Proof and Counterexample V: QR and Cases  4.5 

F 3/29 
Direct Proof and Counterexample VI: Floor and Ceiling  4.6 

Spring Break: April 15  
11 

Direct Proof and
Counterexample VI: Floor and Ceiling Indirect Proof: Contradiction and Contraposition 
4.6 4.7 
HW11 Assigned  
W 4/10 
Indirect Proof: Contradiction and Contraposition  4.7 

F 4/12 
Sequences  5.1 
HW11 Due HW12 Assigned 

12 

Sequences Mathematical Induction: Proving Formulas 
5.1 5.2 

W 4/17 
Mathematical
Induction: Proving Formulas Mathematical Induction: Applications 
5.2 5.3 

F 4/19 
Mathematical Induction: Applications  5.3 
HW12 Due HW13 Assigned 

13 

Quiz 3 Review of Chapter 4 
CH 4 

W 4/24 
Mathematical Induction: Applications Mathematical Induction: Strong  5.3 5.4 
HW13 Due 

F 4/26 
Mathematical Induction: Strong  5.4 

14 

Mathematical
Induction: Strong Review PMI 
5.4 5.2,3 

W 5/1 
Review PMI Defining Sequences Recursively 
5.2, 5.3 5.6 
HW14 Assigned  
F 5/3 
Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration  5.7 

15 
M 5/6 
SecondOrder Linear Homogeneous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients  5.8 
HW14 Due 

W 5/8  SecondOrder Linear Homogeneous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients  5.8 
HW15 Assigned  
F 5/10 
Warrior Day: no class
meeting 

16 
M 5/13 
Sets 
6 
HW15 Due  
W 5/15 
Sets and Pigeon Hole Principle 
6 and 9.4 

F 5/17 
Reading Day: no class 


Monday 5/20 
FINAL EXAM 
