Estimated Schedule for Math 200
Fall 2002
last update: Wednesday, 18 December 2002 at 03:12 PM EST

Date
Topics
Homework
9/3,
9/5
Introduction and Administrivia. Statements, truths, and conditionals. Truth tables. Read Note to the Student, Chapter 1, sections 2.1 and 2.2. 2.1: 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 11 (due 9/12)
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9/10, 9/12 The language of mathematics. Quantifiers. Propositional Logic. Read sections 2.3 and chapter 3. 2.2: 2, 6. 2.3: 1, 2, 5. part 5c has a typo; skip that part 3.2: 3, 6. (due 9/19)
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9/19 No class 9/17 (follows Monday schedule)
More on quantifiers, begin formal proofs
Read 4.1 and 4.2 3.3: 3, 5. 3.4: 5. 4.2: 2, 10, 11, 13, 15, 16. (due 9/26)
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9/24, 9/26 more on proofs, rules of inference, axiom systems 4.3, 4.4, appendix I 4.3: 5, 11, 14, 17 4.4: 2, 5, 7, 10, 18, 26, 29 (due 10/3)
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10/1, 10/3 Mathematical Induction; Sets. 4.5, 4.6, chapter 5 4.5: 3, 8, 9, 14, 19 5.1: 14, 16 5.2: 2, 6 5.3: 2, 3 (due 10/10)
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10/8, 10/10 Relations, equivalence relations. chapter 6 6.2: 2, 4, 12a, 13. 6.3: 2, 10. 7.1: 7, 8, 9. 7.2: 2, 7. 7.3: 14. (due tuesday 10/29)
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10/15, 10/17 First exam on 10/15
order relations and functions.
7.1, 7.2, 7.3
10/22, 10/24 Recursive functions and inductive definitions; cardinality; counting and the binomial theorem. 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.4: 3, 5, 11a, 11b. 7.5: 3, 9a, 9c, 18. 7.6: 3, 5. Geometry Notes: Exercises 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 (due 11/7)
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10/29, 10/31 Introduction to Euclidean geometry; the axioms and postulates of Euclid's geometry, a modern version. Triangles and laws of congruence. Geometry Notes: sec. 1 (PDF) and sec. 2.1-2.8 (PDF).
11/5, 11/7 Inequalities for triangles; Congruence laws. Geometry Notes: sec. 2.9-2.13 (PDF), Geometry Notes: Exercises 2.9-2.13, 2.14-2.17 (due 11/14)
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11/12, 11/14 The parallel axiom. The sum of the angles of a triangle. Geometry notes: sec. 3 (PDF). Geometry Notes: Exercises 3.3, 3.4, 4.2, 4.5. (due tuesday 11/25)
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11/19, 11/21 Second Exam on 11/19
Rectangles and area, The Pythagorean theorem, Similar triangles.
Geometry notes: sec. 4.1-4.2 (PDF).
11/25 Go over exam, finish similar triangles.
No class 11/28 (Thanksgiving)
Geometry notes: sec. 4.2 (PDF). Geometry Notes: Exercises 4.6, 4.7, 4.10, 5.1, 5.3, 5.6, 5.7. (due thursday 12/13)
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12/3, 12/5 trigonometry; circles and lines, circumscribed circles; inscribed circles Geometry notes: sec. 4.3, 4.4 (PDF), and sec. 5 (PDF).
12/10, 12/13 more geometry, Review Geometry notes section 6 (PDF)
 Thursday, December 19 11:00-1:30 Final exam Light Engineering 102 Additional information