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Math 3310 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning and Proof

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TR 12:30–1:50 pm in MA 115
Lars Winther Christensen
TW 11:30–12:30 pm, R 2–3 pm,
or by appointment
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Handouts and Links

29 Nov Sample final exam and another sample final exam
5 Nov Sample exam 2 and another sample exam 2
4 Oct Sample exam 1 and another sample exam 1
27 Aug Syllabus and Policies

Reading and Self-assessment Problems

Date In class (pp.) Suggested problems Next class (pp.)
4 Dec 245–255 10.5, 10.22
29 Nov 229–232; 242–245 9.49, 9.51 245–255
27 Nov 225–229 9.37, 9.41 229–232; 242–250
20 Nov 222–225 9.31 225–232
15 Nov Exam 2 222–225
13 Nov 216–222 9.1, 9.5, 9.21
8 Nov 203–210 8.55, 8.59 216–222
6 Nov 198–203 8.19, 8.25 203–210
1 Nov 192–198 8.3, 8.11 198–204
30 Oct 161–164 6.43 192–198
25 Oct 151–156 6.25 161–164
23 Oct 142–151 6.1, 6.5 151–158
18 Oct 132–136 5.33, 5.41 142–151
16 Oct 120–130 5.5, 5.11 132–136
11 Oct Exam 1 120–130
9 Oct
4 Oct 120–130
2 Oct 89–92 3.27 120–130
27 Sep 84–89 3.16 89–92
25 Sep 77–84 3.6, 3.9 84–89
20 Sep 53–63 2.58, 2.67 77–84
18 Sep 49–52 2.47, 2.51 53–63
13 Sep 42–49 2.25, 2.39 49–55
11 Sep 37–42 2.3, 2.13 42–49
6 Sep 28–29 1.51, 1.61 37–42
4 Sep 24–28 1.37, 1.41 28–29
30 Aug 20–24 1.19, 1.25, 1.29 24–28
28 Aug 14–19 1.3, 1.5, 1.11 20–24

Homework

Date Assigned problems Due date
27 Nov 8.38, 8.75, 9.42, 9.50, 9.70 4 Dec
20 Nov 8.78, 9.14, 9.24, 9.28, 9.34 27 Nov
13 Nov 8.26, 8.30, 8.70, 9.6, 9.12(a,b,c) 20 Nov
1 Nov 6.22, 6.42, 8.4, 8.12, 8.18 8 Nov
25 Oct 3.42, 5.44, 6.6, 6.10, 6.26 2 Nov
18 Oct 5.15, 5.28, 5.42, 5.44, 6.2 25 Oct
11 Oct 3.26, 3.32, 3.38, 5.6, 5.14 18 Oct
27 Sep 2.58, 2.68, 3.2, 3.10, 3.18 4 Oct
20 Sep 1.66, 2.10, 2.16, 2.22, 2.44 27 Sep
13 Sep 1.56, 1.60, 2.6, 2.14, 2.20 20 Sep
6 Sep 1.30, 1.38, 1.42, 1.46, 1.54 13 Sep
28 Aug 1.4, 1.8, 1.14, 1.16, 1.20 6 Sep

Grades

The graded work comprises homework assignments (10), projects (4), and three (3) exams. Grades are posted on Blackboard; they count towards the final grade with weights as follows:

Homework:  30%
Projects:  12%
In-class exams:  30%  (15% each)
Final exam:  20%
Attendance:  8%

Final grades will be assigned according to the following percentages:

A+  100–97%   A  96.9–93%   A÷  92.9–90%
B+  89.9–87% 86.9–83% B÷  82.9–80%
C+  79.9–77% 76.9–73% C÷  72.9–70%
D+  69.9–67% 66.9–63% D÷  62.9–60%   F  59.9–0%
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