SUNY at Stony Brook MAT 118: Mathematical Thinking
Summmer I 2017

General Information

Instructor: Jean-Fran├žois Arbour,
E-mail: jean-francois.arbour "at",
Office: Math tower 2122,
Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 6pm-7pm in MLC. Wednesday: 1:30pm-2:30pm in my office.

Lectures: Tuesday and Thursday from 1:30pm to 4:55pm in the Library building, room E4310.

Excursions in modern mathematics, 8th Edition, Peter Tannenbaum.
As this is an accelerated course, it is strongly recommended that you actively read the textbook before each lecture.

Midterm (June 15th): 35%,
Final Exam (July 6th): 40%,
Weekly Homework: 25%.
Homework questions picked from the book will be posted weekly in the homework tab of this webpage. Discussing the homeworks with your classmates is of course encouraged but every student has to hand in their own copy. You are required to formulate your solutions individually, even if you solved a problem as a group.

Information for students with disabilities
If you have a physical, psychological, medical, or learning disability that may impact your course work, please contact Disability Support Services at (631) 632-6748 or They will determine with you what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is confidential.

Students who require assistance during emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information go to the following website: