Governor's School for the Sciences 2008

Math 300 - Introduction to Abstract Mathematics


Handouts, Resources, Etc:

Class Schedule
Class Date Content/Activity Reference
1 Mo Jun 9 Class Introductions; Meaning of Proof; Nature of Mathematics; Logic and Truth Tables §1.1, 1.2, 1.5
2 Tu Jun 10 Algebra of Logic (Boolean Algebra); Link between Logic and Sets; Basic Set Theory §1.2, 1.5, 1.3, 1.4
3 We Jun 11 Proofs in Set Theory §1.3, 1.4
4 Th Jun 12 Quantifiers; Negation; More Proofs in Set Theory §2.1, 2.2
5 Fr Jun 13 Fields; Team Challenge Notes
6 Mo Jun 16 Proof Strategies; Essay Proofs; Order Axioms; Picture Day Notes (Be Reading Chapter 3 for Strategies)
7 Tu Jun 17 More Proofs; Absolute Value Notes
8 We Jun 18 More Proofs Notes
9 Th Jun 19 More Proofs; Completeness Axiom; Team Challenge Notes
10 Fr Jun 20 More Proofs; Integer Properties Notes
11 Mo Jun 23 Exam 1; Begin Induction §6.1 (6.2 for fun)
12 Tu Jun 24 Induction; Recursion §6.3
13 We Jun 25 Last of Induction §5.1
14 Th Jun 26 Functions: Range; Team Challenge 2 §5.1
15 Fr Jun 27 More functions; 1-1 & Onto §5.2, 5.3
16 Mo Jun 30 Functions: Inverses, Images; Begin Relations §4.1, 4.2
17 Tu Jul 1 Relations: Equivalence; Project Introductions §4.3, 4.6
17 We Jul 2 Relations: Partitions; Project Introductions II, Selection, Food  
18 Th Jul 3 Catch-up, Review & Summary; Team Challenge 3  
19 Fr Jul 4 July Fourth Holiday
20 Mo Jul 7 Exam 2; Craft Day  
21 Tu Jul 8 Set Enumeration (Infinities); Portfolio and Project Work Day  
22 We Jul 9 Portfolio and Project Work Day  
23 Th Jul 10 Project Presentations; Portfolio and Project Work Day
Portfolios and Projects Due
 
24 Fr Jul 11 End-of-Class Celebration; Team Challenge 4  

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