Introduction to Mathematical Proof MTH 206-001 Spring 2018

Instructor: Bart Van Steirteghem

Email: bartvs at mec.cuny.edu

Office: AB1-L05-V

Office hours: Mondays 2:45 - 4:25pm or by appointment

Textbook

Mathematical Reasoning: Writing and Proof, Version 2.1 by Ted Sundstrom

Accompanying GVSU screencasts are here

Additional supplementary materials and a link to buy a hardcopy can be found here

Exams

Class Exam 1: 14 March 2018, based on assignments [2],[5],[6],[8],[10],[11] below

Class Exam 2: 16 April 2018 based on assignments [12],[13],[14],[15] (extra class on 4/11 at 10:00 - 11:40 am)

Final Exam: 23 May 2018, 10:30 am - 12:30pm

Assignments

Webwork link

[25] Discussed on 5/16: Progress checks 6.1 - 6.4

[24] Due on 5/16: Written Assignment 5 [pdf] (collected) [solutions]

[23] Due on 5/14 for discussion: Progress checks 5.3, 5.4, 5.8

[22] Due on 5/9 for discussion: Progress checks 4.1 and 4.3

[21] Due on 5/9: Written Assignment 4 [pdf] (collected) [solutions]

[20] Due on 5/7 for discussion: Exerc. for section 3.4: #2,3,4

[19] Due on 5/2: Written Assignment 3 [pdf] (collected) [solutions]

[18] Due on 4/30 for discussion: Exerc. for section 3.3: #1(a),2(a,b,d),3,5,6(a,b),12

[17] Due on 4/23: Written Assignment 2 [pdf] (collected) [solutions]

[16] Due on 4/11 for discussion: Prev. Activities 1,2 on page 102-104, Progr. check 3.8 on page 106

[15] Due on 4/9 for discussion: Exerc. for section 3.1: #1, 2(a,d), 3(b,d,e,f,g), 4, 5, 8, 11(a,b), 12, 19 [solutions]

[14] Due on 3/28: WeBWorK Set 2

[13] Due on 3/19 for discussion: Section 3.1: Prev. Activities 1 and 2 on p 82-85, Progr. Check 3.2 p 90

[12] Due on 3/12 for discussion: Exerc. for section 2.4: #1,2(a,b,f),3(a,c,e,h),4(a,e),5,6,10(a)

[11] Due on 3/5 for discussion: Exerc. for section 2.3: #1,2,3,4(a,b),5(a,c,e)

[10] Due on 3/12: WeBWorK Set 1

[9] Due on 3/12: WeBWorK Set 0

[8] Due on 2/26 for discussion: Progr. check 2.7, Progr. check 2.9, Exerc. for section 2.2: #1,2,3(a-e),7,10,11(d)

[7] Due on 2/21 for discussion: Previews activities 1 and 2 of Section 2.2

[6] Due on 2/20 for discussion: Exercises for section 2.1: #1,2,4(c),5,7,9(c,d),11

[5] Due on 2/14: Written Assignment 1 [pdf] (collected) [solutions]

[4] Due on 2/7 for discussion: Progr. check 1.4 on p 7-8, Progr. check 1.7 on p 11, Prev. Act. 1.1 on p 15-16

[3] By 2/7: watch screencasts 1.2.1 - 1.2.4

[2] Due on 2/5 for discussion: Exercises for Section 1.1 # 1,2,3,4,6(a,b,c) on p.12-13

[1] By 1/31: read "Note to students" and watch screencasts 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.1.3