Introduction to Abstract Mathematics Spring 2017

Documents

Syllabus

Book of Proof by Richard Hammack

My Thoughts on How to Read a Math Textbook

Homework

I will be posting your assignments here in addition to announcing them in class (sometimes I may only post here).

Here is Homework 1 due Friday January 27th. No more additions will occur. At most typos and other clarifying modifications.

Here is Homework 2 due Friday February 3rd. No more additions will occur. At most typos and other clarifying modifications.

Here is Homework 3 due Friday February 10th. My apologies for the late update, there were technical difficulties. No more additions will occur. At most typos and other clarifying modifications.

Here is Homework 4 due Friday February 17th. No more additions will occur. At most typos and other clarifying modifications.

Here is Homework 5 due Friday February 24th. No more additions will occur. At most typos and other clarifying modifications.

Here is Homework 6 due Friday March 3rd. No more additions will occur. At most typos and other clarifying modifications.

Here is Homework 7 due Friday March 31st. Additions and modifications may occur as late as 2359 hrs on March 24th.

Here is Homework 8 due Friday April 7th. Additions and modifications may occur as late as 2359 hrs on March 31st.

Here is Homework 9 due Friday April 14th. Additions and modifications may occur as late as 2359 hrs on April 7th.

Here is Homework 10 due Friday April 21st. Additions and modifications may occur as late as 2359 hrs on April 14th.

Here is Homework 11 due Friday April 28th. Additions and modifications may occur as late as 2359 hrs on April 28th.

Announcements

Here's an NPR article that explains part of my luddite reaction to electronics in class.

Here's a nice article on the value of struggling. If you haven't given a problem a solid hour of continuous attention, you can probably try more before getting help.

On Thursday January 19th there will be two different colloquiums. Here is a flyer for the MathEducation talk.There will also be a statistics talk at 3:30 PM (cookies and tea at 3) in Barrows Hall(Hill auditorium).

On Thursday January 26th there will also be a statistics talk.

If the weather prediction holds, then I expect classes to be cancelled on Monday February 13th. If so, then I'll move office hours that week to Wednesday 11-1.

Quote Investigator's analysis on the attribution of the fool quote.

Here is the first exam from the last time I taught this course. The material may differ slightly as we're using a different book and progressing in a different order. However much is the same, and the style will be the same.

Here is a link for a place to get LaTeX if you use a Mac operating system.

Here is where to get it for any system.

Here is the final exam from last time I taught this course. The material may differ slightly, but much is the same.

Last updated on March 31st, 2017.