MAT 319
Foundations of Analysis
Spring   2003
Writing Requirement.
Revised expanded mid-term II due 4/25.

Homework Sets.
Set 1 (due: 2/5)

Set 2 (due: 2/21)

Set 3 (due: 3/14)

Set 4 (due: 4/3)

Set 5 (due: 4/23)

Set 6 (due: 5/7)

Previous Quizzes and Examinations (with solutions).
Solutions to homework.

Course text book
David F. Belding and Kevin J. Mitchell Foundations of Analysis .

Other Texts
At same or slightly lower level
Steven R. Lay Analysis with an Introduction to Proof.
William F. Trench Introduction to Real Analysis.

At more advanced level
Arthur Mattuck Introduction to Analysis.
Periodically examine this section for course announcements. They will appear in reverse chronological order.

May 12: A summary of grades to date is posted on the door of IK's office, Math Tower 4-111. If you see any mistakes, notify PH or IK at once.

April 30: There will be a review session on Monday, May 12, 12noon -- 4pm, in the Math Tower P131. This is an opportunity for you to ask questions and clarify points that may have been bothering you. The first half, conducted by PH, of the session will start at noon and will end either at 2pm or earlier if there are no questions; the second half, conducted by IK, will start at 2pm and will end either at 4pm or earlier if there are no questions. The final examination will be held on Tuesday, 20 May, 2:00 -- 4:30pm.

April 10: Solutions to the second mid-term examination will be posted on or after the deadline for fulfilling part of the upper division writing requirement through the submission of a revised examination paper.

April 8: Professor Kra will NOT hold office hours on Wednesday, April 9.

April 3: The second mid-term examination will cover mostly Chapter 1, 2 and 3. There will be one short question on the material of section 1 of Chapter 4.

March 25: Professor Kra will NOT hold office hours on Thursday, March 27.

March 7: Today's recitation quiz has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 12.

February 13: Professor Kra will be away from campus during the week of February 24 (hence no office hours). The February 25 examination will be administered by Mr. Hooper; the February 27 class will be conducted by Professor David Ebin.

February 11: The first mid-term examination will cover Chapter 1 and the first 5 sections of Chapter 2.

January 6: Note that the course has two recitation sessions. The first meeting of the course is the Wednesday, 22 January, recitation session.


Instructor: Irwin Kra. Office: Math Tower 4-111. Campus phone: 2-8273. E-mail address:

Graduate Assistant: W. Patrick Hooper. Office: Math Tower 2-115. E-mail address:

Meetings: The course lectures (by IK) are on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:20 - 3:40pm in Light Eng 154. The recitation sessions (conducted by WPH) meet on Wednesdays and Fridays 2:15 - 3:10pm in Libr N4006.

Office hours
for IK: Tuesdays at 4 and Thursdays at 10 in 4-111, Wednesdays at 11 in the Undergraduate Office, and by appointment,
for WPH: Tuesdays at 1 in the MLC, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 in 2-115, and by appointment.
To contact either Kra or Hooper for comments on the course, to make an appointment or for ANY OTHER REASON, it is easiest to begin by sending an e-mail us at: (for IK) or (for WPH)

Late homeworks are not accepted, and there are no make-up quizzes either.

The course outline and syllabus:

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Last modified: February 11, 2003.
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