Math 2300, Spring 2015   Class Schedule, Lecture Notes
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 WK Class/Date Topic Book Chapter Assignments Reading 1 W 1/28 Introduction and syllabus 1 Syllabus, Chapter 1 F 1/30 Logical Form and Logical Equivalence 1.1 HW1 Assigned 2 M 2/2 Logical Form and Logical Equivalence 1.1 W 2/4 Conditional Statements 1.2 HW1 Due, HW2 Assigned F 2/6 Valid and Invalid Arguments 1.3 HW2 Due, HW3 Assigned 3 M 2/9 Digital Logic Circuits 1.3 and 1.4 HW4 Assigned Chapter 2 W 2/11 Predicates and Quantified Statements 2.1 HW3 Due, HW5 Assigned F 2/13 Predicates and Quantified Statements 2.2 HW4 Due, HW6 Assigned 4 M 2/16 Statements with Multiple Quantifiers 2.3 HW5 Due, HW7 Assigned W 2/18 Arguments with Quantified Statements 2.4 HW6 Due, HW8 Assigned Chapter 3 F 2/20 Direct Proof and Counterexample 3.1 HW7 Due, HW9 Assigned 5 M 2/23 Direct Proof and Counterexample 3.2 HW8 Due, HW10 Assigned W 2/25 Direct Proof and Counterexample 3.3 HW9 Due, HW11 Assigned F 2/27 Claude Shannon - Father of the Information Age Watch video and answer: 1. What is the difference between a Shannon bit and a Tukey bit? 2. Who wrote "Beat the Dealer"? Turn in your answers on Monday, March 2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Whj_nL-x8 6 M 3/2 Direct Proof and Counterexample 3.4 HW10 Due W 3/4 Direct Proof and Counterexample 3.4, 3.5 F 3/6 Review HW11 Due 7 M 3/9 Floors and Ceilings and Review 3.5 HW12 Assigned W 3/11 Quiz 1 1, 2, 3 (through 3.4) F 3/13 Contradiction and Contrapositive 3.6 Chapter 4 8 M 3/16 Sequences 4.1 HW12 Due, HW13 Assigned W 3/18 PMI 4.2 HW13 Due, HW14 Assigned F 3/20 PMI 4.2, 4.3 HW15 Assigned 9 M 3/23 PMI 4.3 HW14 Due Chapter 8 W 3/25 Strong PMI and Recursion 4.4, 8.1 HW15 Due, HW16 Assigned F 3/27 Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration 8.1, 8.2 Homework Extra Credit: Towers of Hanoi program (must be recursive) to estimate time (in years) to move 64 disks (one move per second). Assume 31,557,600 seconds per year. Turn in print out with your program and an example of it running (e.g. show command line and results). Due April 13th 10 M 3/30 Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration 8.1, 8.2 HW16 Due, HW17 Assigned W 4/1 Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration 8.2 F 4/3 Second-Order Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients 8.3 HW17 Due, HW18 Assigned Handout Spring Break, April 6-10 11 M 4/13 Solving Recurrences 8.3 HW18 Due, HW19 Assigned W 4/15 Solving Recurrences Handout HW19 Due, HW20 Assigned F 4/17 Solving Recurrences Handout 12 M 4/20 Structual Induction 8.4 W 4/22 Quiz 2 4, 8 Review for Quiz 2 F 4/24 Sets 5.1 HW21 Assigned Chapter 5 Master Theorem 13 M 4/27 Sets 5.2 HW20 Due, HW22 Assigned W 4/29 Sets 5.2 HW21 Due, HW23 Assigned F 5/1 Sets 5.3 HW22 Due 14 M 5/4 Relations 10.1 HW23 Due, HW24 Assigned W 5/6 Relations 10.2 HW25 Assigned F 5/8 Relations 10.3 HW24 Due 15 M 5/11 Pigeon Hole Principle 7.3 HW25 Due, HW26 Assigned Review for material since Quiz 2 W 5/13 Graphs 11 HW26 Due F 5/15 Review all Monday 5/18 FINAL EXAM 11:15 am - 1:15 pm