Approximate Schedule for MAT200, Spring 2010
Week  Topics  Homework  
1/25  Administrivia. 1 The Language of Mathematics 2 Implications Laryngitis (actually dysphonia was why I couldn't teach, although I felt pretty bad, too.) 
Do the following, but do not hand in: 1.4, 1.5 (p.9);
2.1, 2.2, 2.5 (p.19) HW 1 (due 2/3) p. 53: 15 (solutions). 

2/1  3 Proofs 4 Proof by Contradiction 5 Proof by Induction 
HW 2 (due 2/10):
p. 54: problems 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12.
(solutions).
Ungraded problems:3.2 and 3.3(p.29), 4.2 and 4.3(p.37), 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3(p.51). 

2/8  5 Induction (continued) Some snow and stuff. 
HW 3 (due 2/17):
Ungraded problems (answers in back): 5.4 through 5.7 (p. 512),
p. 5456: problems 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 25. (solutions). 

2/15  5 Finish induction 6 The Language of Set Theory 
HW 4 (due 2/24):
Ungraded problems (answers in back): 6.4 through 6.7 (p. 723),
7.1, 7.5 through 7.8 (p. 867).
On pages 115117: problems 3, 4, 5, 8, 9. (solutions). 

2/22  7 Quantifiers 8 Functions 
HW 5 (due 3/10):
Ungraded problems (answers in back): 8.1, 8.3, 8.5 (p.99) On pages 117119: problems 11, 12, 13, 15 (solutions).  
3/1 
8 Functions, continued 9 Injections, Surjections, and Bijections. 
HW 6 (due 3/10):
Ungraded problems (answers in back): 9.1, 9.2, 9.4 (p. 1134). pages 117119: problems 16, 18, 19, 20 (solutions). 

3/8  10 Counting 11 Properties of Finite Sets.  No homework due next week, since you should study for the exam. To help you do so, here is a copy of the exam I gave in Fall 2006, and the solutions.  
3/15  First midterm on Mar 15. 11 Properties of Finite Sets (continued) 
Here is the exam, and the
solutions. HW 7 (due 3/24): Ungraded problems (answers in back): 10.2, 10.3, 10.4 (p. 132), 11.2, 11.5, 11.6 (p.143) On pages 182184: problems 1, 3, 5, 6, 11, 12. (solutions). 

3/22  12 Counting Functions and Subsets.  Have a fun and enjoyable break!  
3/29  
4/5 
The Binomial Theorem, 13 Number Systems. 
HW 8 (due 4/14):
Ungraded problems (answers in back): 12.1
through 12.5, 13.1 through 13.3 On page 1856: problems 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25. (solutions). 

4/12 
14 Counting Infinite Sets. 
HW 9
Ungraded problems (answers in back): 14.1, 14.2,
and 14.3. On page 186: problems 26, 27, 28 (don't hand in). (solutions). 

4/19  Review stuff in a probably futile attempt to clear up confusion.  
4/26  Second midterm on 4/26 19 Modular Arithmetic. 21 Congruence Classes. 
Here is the second exam, and the
solutions. HW 10 All the problems are ungraded. (answers in back): 19.1, 19.3, 19.5, 21.2, 22.2, 22.3 On pages 271273: problems 1, 3, 7, 13, 17, 18. (solutions). 

5/3  22 Partitions and Equivalence Relations. 


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