Math 2300, Spring
2008
Class Schedule, Lecture Notes
Note: Schedule is subject to change,
please
check frequently
WK 
Class/Date 
Topic

Book Chapter 
Assignments

Reading

1 
W 2/13 
Introduction 
Syllabus, Assessment 
Chapter 1 

F 2/15 
Logic 
1.1 
HW1 Assigned 

2 
M 2/18 
Conditional Statements 
1.2 
HW2 Assigned  
W 2/20 
Valid Arguments 
1.3 
HW1 Due,
HW3 Assigned 

F 2/22 
Application to Circuits 
1.4 
HW2 Due 
Chapter 2 

3 
M 2/25 
Quantifiers 
2.1, 2.2 
HW3 Due, HW4 Assigned 

W 2/27 
Multiple
Quanitfiers, Arguments with Quantified Statements 
2.3, 2.4 

F 2/29 
Direct Proof and Counterexample 
2.4, 3.1 
HW4 Due, HW5 Assigned 
Chapter 3 

4 
M 3/3 
Direct Proof and Counterexample  3.2, 3.3 
HW6 Assigned 

W 3/5 
Direct Proof and Counterexample  3.3 
HW5 Due 

F 3/7 
Direct Proof and Counterexample  3.4, 3.5, 3.6 
HW6 Due, HW7 Assigned 

5 
M 3/10 
Direct Proof and Counterexample  3.43.7 

W 3/12 
Review 
Ch. 13 
HW7 Due 

F 3/14 
Quiz1  In P102 
Ch. 13  
6 
M 3/17 
Sequences 
4.1 
HW8 Assigned 
Chapter 4 
W 3/19 
Mathematical Induction 
4.2 
HW9
Assigned 

F 3/21 
Mathematical Induction  4.3 
HW8 Due 

SPRING BREAK: March
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7 
M 3/31 
School Holiday  
W 4/2 
NO CLASS 

F 4/4 
Strong Induction and
Recursive Sequences 
4.3, 4.4 
HW9 Due, HW10 Assigned 
Chapter 8 

8 
M 4/7 
Recursively Defined Sequences 
8.1 
HW11 Assigned  
W 4/9 
Solving Recurrence
Relations by Iteration 
8.2 
HW10 Due, HW12 Assigned  upload extra credit 

F 4/11 
Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration  8.2 
HW11 Due  
9 
M 4/14 
Review Chapter 4 
HW12 Due  
W 4/16 
Quiz on Chapter 4 

F 4/18 
SecondOrder Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with
Constant Coefficients 
8.3 
HW13 Assigned 



General Recursive Definitions 
8.4 
HW14 Assigned  
W 4/23 
More on Solving
Recurrences 
HW13 Due, HW15 Assigned 

F 4/25 
More on Solving Recurrences  HW14 Due 

11 

Recurrence homework problems, Sets 
5.1 
HW15 Due 
Chapter 5 
W 4/30 
Sets 
5.2 
HW16
Assigned 

F 5/2 
Quiz on Recurrences 
8.13 Handout 

12 

Proofs with sets 
5.3 
HW17 Assigned, HW16 Due 

W 5/7 
Proofs with sets Relations 
5.3 10.1 
HW18
Assigned 
Chapter 10 

F 5/9 
Equivalence Relations 
10.1, 10.2 
HW17 Due, HW19 Assigned 

13 

Equivalence Relations 
10.2, 10.3 
HW18 Due, HW20
Assigned 

W 5/14 
Partial Order Relations 
10.3, 10.5 
HW21 Assigned 

F 5/16 
Pigeonhole Principle 
7.3 
HW 19 and HW20 Due 

14 

Graphs 
11.1 
HW21 Due 

T 5/21 
Review 


Friday 5/23 
