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,
3.1-3.4


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

10

M 3/26

Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration 8.2

HW15 Due, HW16 Assigned

W 3/28

Second-Order Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients 8.3

HW16 Due, HW17 Assigned

F 3/30

Cesar Chavez Day



11

M 4/2

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 9-13



12

M 4/16

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

M 4/23

Sets
5.1
HW19 Due, HW20 Assigned

W 4/25

Quiz
4, 8.1-3
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


Final
8:30 am to 10:30 am


Make-up Homework Due
(Can replace up to 4 assns)