MATH281 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning, Fall 2007
Introduce the student to mathematical reasoning and proof. Present techniques
and methods which are necessary for higher level math courses.
Enforce a better understanding of logic, different kinds of numbers, notation,
concepts from analysis, number theory, algebra and combinatorics.
Enhance the understanding of functions and relations between arbitrary sets.
- Call Number 65854
Instructor: Anton Betten, room 207, Weber building.
Email lastname at math dot colostate dot edu
Course website: http://www.math.colostate.edu/ betten/courses/MATH281/FA07/281_syllabus.html
Class: M W F 10 - 10:50 am, ENGRG E 202
Text: Martin Liebeck: A Concise Introduction to Pure Mathematics, CRC Press
Homework: Assigned weekly, due Mondays, no late homework is accepted
Monday 11am-12pm, Friday 2pm-3pm
Weeks 1-5: Chapters 1-8
Weeks 6-10: Chapters 10-15
Weeks 11-15: Chapters 17-22
Midterm 1: Wed, 9/19
Midterm 2: Wed, 10/24
Final: during Final's week December 10-14. The exact date can be found on the Registrar's website.
It will not be published here.
If you have a conflict, you need to discuss the matter with the
teacher well in advance.
Your final grade will be determined from a score of 500.
The midterms count 100 each, the homework counts 100, and the final is valued at 200 points.
All homework assignments
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