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Math 111. Transition to Advanced Mathematics. Fall 2022.

Tentative class schedule with homework assignments

This schedule is subject to change.

Assignments shown in gray italics may (and very likely will) change. The ones shown in black regular font will not.

Each problem is worth 1 point, except problems marked by * (which are either longer or more difficult or more important than other problems) are worth 2 points, problems marked by ** are worth 3 points, etc.

Important Deadlines
Sep 2Last day to ADD a class without a permission number
Sep 16Last day to DROP a class without a serious and compelling reason and without a grade of W (withdrawal) listed on university transcript
Sep 19Last day to ADD a class with a permission number
Nov 11Last day to DROP classes for a serious and compelling reason
 Date  Chapter/topic Sections (read
before class)
Problems recommended
but will not be graded
Do not turn in
HW due, turn in via Overleaf by 11:59 pm
Aug 22 Introduction. Syllabus.    
Aug 23 0. Communicating mathematics.      
Aug 24
 
LaTeX. Overleaf. Sample file. ch. 0    
Aug 25 1. Sets 1.1-1.2 1.3, 1.5, 1.7, 1.13, 1.15, 1.17, 1.21  
Aug 29
 
1 1.3-1.4 1.23, 1.25, 1.27, 1.35, 1.37, 1.41, 1.45  
Aug 30
 
1 1.5-1.6 1.47, 1.49, 1.51, 1.53, 1.57, 1.59, 1.61, 1.63  
Aug 31
 
2. Logic 2.1-2.3 2.1, 2.5, 2.9, 2.13, 2.15, 2.17 Homework 1
1.2(a), 1.4(a), 1.6(a), 1.12, 1.18
Homework 1 template
Sep 1 2 2.4-2.5 2.21, 2.29, 2.31
Sep 5 Labor Day - no classes or office hours
Sep 6 2 2.6-2.7 2.35, 2.39, 2.41, 2.47, 2.49
Sep 7 2 2.8 2.51, 2.53, 2.55 Homework 2
1.22, 1.24, 1.32, 2.3, 2.14(cde), 2.18, 2.22(ab), 2.32(ab)
Sep 8 2 Fundamental Logical Equivalences 2.9 2.59
Sep 12 2 2.10 2.65, 2.67, 2.75, 2.79
Sep 13 2 2.11 2.81, 2.83, 2.93  
Sep 14 3. Direct proof and proof by contrapositive 3.1 3.1, 3.3, 3.5, 3.7 Homework 3
2.38*, 2.42, 2.46, 2.48, 2.52, 2.58
Sep 15 3 3.2 3.9, 3.11, 3.13
Sep 19 3 3.3 3.17, 3.19, 3.21
Sep 20 3 3.4 3.27, 3.31, 3.33, 3.35
Sep 21 3 Examples of bad proofs, Corrections 3.5 3.37, 3.39 Homework 4
2.68, 2.70* (justify your answers), 2.78, 2.82, 2.93, 2.95, 3.4, 3.6
Sep 22 4. More on direct proof and proof by contrapositive
Sep 26 4 4.1 4.1, 4.3, 4.5, 4.9, 4.13
Sep 27 4 4.2 4.15, 4.19, 4.21
Sep 28 4 4.3 4.25, 4.27, 4.31, 4.35, 4.37, 4.39 Homework 5
3.10, 3.16, 3.18, 3.26, 3.30, 3.48
Sep 29 Review   Practice Test 1,   Solutions
Spring 2006 Test 1, Solutions, Fall 2010 Test 1
Oct 3 Test 1 (covers chapters 0-3)
Oct 4 4 4.4 4.41, 4.43, 4.45, 4.49
Oct 5 4 4.5 4.53, 4.57 Homework 6
4.4, 4.6, 4.10, 4.14, 4.16, 4.18, 4.26, 4.28
Oct 6 4 4.6 4.63, 4.65, 4.67, 4.69
Oct 10 5. Proof by contradiction 5.1 5.3, 5.5, 5.7
Oct 11 5 5.2 5.11, 5.15, 5.17, 5.19, 5.23, 5.27
Oct 12 5 5.3 5.35, 5.37 Homework 7
4.30, 4.36, 4.40, 4.42, 4.46, 4.54, 4.66*, 4.68
Oct 13 5 5.4 5.41, 5.43, 5.47
Oct 17 5 5.5 5.49, 5.51
Oct 18 PSP, PSC, DMD, Drawing geometric shapes in LaTeX
Oct 19 6. Mathematical Induction 6.1 6.4(2), 6.5, 6.9, 6.11, 6.13, 6.15 Homework 8
5.2, 5.4, 5.6, 5.12, 5.16, 5.20, 5.24, 5.34*
Oct 20 6
Oct 24 6 6.2 6.19, 6.21, 6.23, 6.27, 6.29
Oct 25 6 6.4 6.41, 6.43, 6.45
Oct 26 6 Homework 9
5.40, 5.44*, 5.46(a), 5.50, 6.4(1), 6.6(b), 6.8*
for extra credit: 5.46(b)
Oct 27 7. Prove or disprove 7.1 7.1, 7.3, 7.5, 7.7
Oct 31 7 7.2 7.11, 7.15, 7.19, 7.21
Nov 1 7 7.3 7.31, 7.33, 7.35, 7.37, 7.41, 7.43, 7.45, 7.55, 7.59, 7.61, and any other odd-numbered problems
Nov 2 7 Homework 10
6.10, 6.16, 6.18, 6.22, 6.42*, 6.52
Nov 3 Review   Notations and terms,   Practice Test 2,   Solutions,   Spring 2014 Test 2,   Fall 2007 MWF Test 2, Solutions, Fall 2007 TTh Test 2, Solutions
Nov 7 Test 2 (covers chapters 4-6)
Nov 8 8. Equivalence relations 8.1 8.1, 8.3, 8.5, 8.7
Nov 9 8 8.2 8.11, 8.13, 8.15, 8.19, 8.23 Homework 11
7.2*, 7.6(ab), 7.32, 7.34, 7.36, 7.56, 7.60
Nov 10 8 8.3 8.25, 8.27, 8.29, 8.33
Nov 11 Veteran's Day - no office hours
Nov 14 8 8.4 8.37, 8.39, 8.41
Nov 15 8 8.5 8.45, 8.47
Nov 16 8 8.6 8.55, 8.59, 8.61 Homework 12
8.4, 8.8, 8.12, 8.14, 8.16
for extra credit: 8.18*
Nov 17 9. Functions 9.1-9.2 9.3, 9.7, 9.11, 9.13
Nov 18 tentative - Department of Mathematics Day (DMD)?
Nov 21 9 9.3 9.19, 9.21, 9.25, 9.27
Nov 22 9 9.4 9.31, 9.33 Homework 13
8.26, 8.28*, 8.38, 8.42, 8.52, 8.54, 8.56
Nov 23 Thanksgiving recess - no classes or office hours
Nov 24
Nov 25
Nov 28 9 9.5 9.37, 9.39, 9.41, 9.43, 9.45, 9.47
Nov 29 9 9.6 9.49, 9.51, 9.53, 9.55
Nov 30 9 9.7 9.61, 9.62 Homework 14
9.8, 9.12(c,e), 9.26, 9.32, 9.42(b,c,d,e)*
Dec 1 9
Dec 5 Review   Practice Test 3, Solutions, Spring 2006 Test 3, Solutions, Fall 2007 MWF Test, Solutions, Fall 2007 TTh Test, Solutions
Dec 6 Test 3 (covers chapters 7-9)
Dec 7 Review   Fall 2007 Final Exam, Fall 2007 (another section) Final Exam Homework 15
9.52, 9.56, 9.60
Dec 8-9 Consultation days
Sample final exam and study guide, Solutions
office hours:
Thursday - 12-12:50 in S2 308 for Math 111 only;
Thursday - TBD for all classes;
Friday - TBD for all classes
Dec 14 Final exam (comprehensive): 1:15-3:15 PM


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