Math 2300, Spring 2012 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 
Introduction and syllabus  1 

Syllabus, Chapter 1 
2 
M 1/30 
Continuous v Discrete with Dr. Carter 

W 2/1 
Logical Form and
Logical Equivalence 
1.1 
HW1
Assigned 

F 2/3 
Conditional Statements 
1.1, 1.2 
HW1 Due, HW2 Assigned  
3 
M 2/6 
Valid and Invalid Arguments 
1.3 
HW2 Due, HW3 Assigned  
W 2/8 
Digital
Logic
Circuits, Predicates 
1.4 
HW3 Due, HW4 Assigned  Chapter
2 

F 2/10 
Group
work on 1.4 with Dr. Thomas 
1.4 
HW4 Due  
4 
M 2/13 
Predicates and Quantified Statements 
2.1, 2.2 
HW5 Assigned  
W 2/15 
Quantified Statements  2.2,
2.3 
HW6 Assigned  
F 2/17 
Statements with Multiple Quantifiers 
2.3, 2.4 
HW5 Due  Chapter 3 

5 
M
2/20 
Direct Proof and Counterexample 
3.1 
HW6 Due, HW7 Assigned  
W 2/22 
Direct Proof and
Counterexample 
3.2 

F 2/24 
Direct Proof and Counterexample 
3.3 
HW7 Due, HW8 Assigned  
6 
M 2/27 
Direct Proof and Counterexample 
3.4 

W 2/29 
Indirect
Proof 
3.5, 3.6 
HW8 Due, HW9 Assigned  
F 3/2 
Review for Quiz 1 
HW9 Due  Chapter 4 

7 
M 3/5 
Sequences  4.1 
HW10 Assigned  
W 3/7 
PMI 
4.2 
HW10 Due, HW11 Assigned  
F 3/9 
Quiz 1 
Ch. 1, 2, 3.13.4 

8 
M
3/12 
PMI 
4.2 
HW12 Assigned  
W 3/14 
PMI  4.3 
HW11 Due, HW13 Assigned  Chapter 8 

F 3/16 
Stong form of PMI  4.4 


9 
M 3/19 
Recursion  8.1 
HW12 Due,
HW13 Due HW14 Assigned 

W 3/21 
Recursion  8.1 
HW14 Due 
Homework Extra Credit: May work individually or in pairs Towers of Hanoi program to estimate time (in years) to move 64 disks Assume 31,557,600 seconds per year Due April 18th 

F 3/23 
Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration  8.2 
HW15 Assigned  


Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration  8.2 
HW15 Due, HW16 Assigned 

W 3/28 
SecondOrder Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients  8.3 
HW16 Due, HW17 Assigned 

F 3/30 
Cesar
Chavez Day 

11 

Solving Recurrences 
8.3 
HW17 Due, HW18 Assigned  
W 4/4 
Solving Recurrences  Handout 

F 4/6 
Solving Recurrences  Handout 
HW18, Part 1, Due  Extra Credit: MCSSS Sean's Talk Write (1) a brief summary of the talk, (2) what did you like most about the talk and why 

Spring Break April 913 

12 

More on Recurrences 
Master
Theorem Animation 

W 4/18 
More on Recurrences  8 
HW18, Part 2, Due Extra Credit Homework Due 

F 4/20 
Structural Induction  8.4 
HW19 Assigned  
13 

Sets 
5.1 
HW19 Due, HW20 Assigned  
W 4/25 
Quiz 
4, 8.13 Handout 


F 4/27 
Sets 
5.1 
HW21 Assigned  
14 
M
4/30 
Sets 
5.2 
HW20 Due, HW22 Assigned  
W 5/2 
Sets 
5.3 
HW21 Due  
F
5/4 
Relations 
10.1 
HW22 Due, HW23 Assigned Extra Credit for Sean's Talk Due 

15  M
5/7 
Relations  10.2 
HW23 Due, HW24 Assigned  
W 5/9 
Relations  10.3 

F
5/11 
Pigeon Hole Principle 
7.3 
HW24 Due, HW25 Assigned  
16 
M
5/14 
Graphs 
11 
HW25 Due  
W 5/16 
Reading Day 


Wednesday 5/23 

Makeup Homework Due (Can replace up to 4 assns) 