Math 2300, Spring 2017   Class Schedule, Lecture Notes
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 WK Class/Date Topic Book Chapter 4th Edition Assignments Reading 1 F 1/27 Introduction and syllabus 2 Syllabus, Chapter 2 2 M 1/30 Logic: Forms and Deductive Reasoning 2.1 HW1 Assigned W 2/1 Logic: Logical Form and Logical Equivalence 2.1 F 2/3 Logic: Conditional Statements 2.2 HW1 Due HW2 Assigned 3 M 2/6 Logic: Valid and Invalid Arguments 2.3 HW3 Assigned W 2/8 Logic: Digital Logic Circuits 2.4 HW2 Due, HW4 Assigned Chapter 3 F 2/10 Predicates and Quantified Statements I 3.1 HW3 Due, HW5 Assigned 4 M 2/13 Predicates and Quantified Statements II 3.2 HW4 Due, HW6 Assigned W 2/15 Statements with Multiple Quantifiers 3.3 HW5 Due, HW7 Assigned F 2/17 Arguments with Quantified Statements 3.4 HW6 Due, HW8 Assigned 5 M 2/20 Direct Proof and Counterexample: Introduction 4.1 HW7 Due, HW9 Assigned W 2/22 Direct Proof and Counterexample:Rationals 4.2 HW8 Due, HW10 Assigned F 2/24 International Programs 6 M 2/27 Direct Proof and Counterexample: Divisibility 4.3 HW9 Due, HW11 Assigned W 3/1 Direct Proof and Counterexample: Division 4.4 HW10 Due F 3/3 Five Color Theorem 7 M 3/6 Five Color Theorem W 3/8 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 13. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2Whj_nL-x8 F 3/10 Review for Quiz 1 HW11 Due 8 M 3/13 Direct Proof and Counterexample: Floor and Ceiling 4.5 HW12 Assigned W 3/15 Quiz 1 F 3/17 Indirect Argument: Contradiction and Contraposition 4.6 Spring Break: March 20-24 9 M 3/27 Sequences 5.1 HW12 Due, HW13 Assigned W 3/29 Sequences 5.1 F 3/31 Cesar Chavez Day - No Class 10 M 4/3 Mathematical Induction 5.2 HW13 Due, HW14 Assigned PMI Handout W 4/5 Mathematical Induction 5.2, 5.3 F 4/7 Mathematical Induction 5.3 HW15 Assigned 11 M 4/10 Strong Mathematical Induction 5.4 HW14 Due, HW16 Assigned SPMI Handout W 4/12 Strong Mathematical Induction 5.4 HW15 Due F 4/14 Defining Sequences Recursively 5.6 HW17 Assigned 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 May1st Upload to the homework submission system 12 M 4/17 Defining Sequences Recursively Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration 5.6, 5.7 HW16 Due, HW18 Assigned W 4/19 Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration Second-Order Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients 5.7, 5.8 HW17 Due, HW19 Assigned SOLHRRCC Steps F 4/21 Second-Order Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients 5.8 HW20 Assigned 13 M 4/24 Solving Recurrences Handout HW18 Due, HW21 Assigned Handout W 4/26 Solving Recurrences and Structural Induction Handout HW19 Due SOLRRCC Steps F 4/28 Structural Induction and Sets 5.9, 6.1 HW20 Due 14 M 5/1 Sets 6.1 HW21 Due, HW22 Assigned W 5/3 Sets 6.2 HW23 Assigned Quiz 2 Review F 5/5 Sets 6.3 HW22 Due, HW24 Assigned 15 M 5/8 Sets and Relations 6.4, 8.1 HW23 Due W 5/10 Quiz 2 F 5/12 Relations 8.2, 8.3 HW24 Due 16 M 5/15 Go over Quiz 2 W 5/17 Review for Final Material since Quiz 2 Friday 5/19 FINAL EXAM 11:15 am - 1:15 pm