Math 2300, Spring 2017 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  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_nLx8 

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 2024 

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  


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 

Defining Sequences Recursively Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration 
5.6, 5.7 
HW16 Due, HW18 Assigned  
W 4/19 
Solving Recurrence Relations by Iteration SecondOrder Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients 
5.7,
5.8 
HW17 Due, HW19 Assigned  SOLHRRCC Steps 

F 4/21 
SecondOrder Linear Homogenous Recurrence Relations with Constant Coefficients  5.8 
HW20 Assigned  
13 

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 

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 

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 
