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Math 3310 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning and Proof

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TR 12:30–1:50 pm in MA 010
Lars Winther Christensen
M 1:30–3:00 pm and R 2–3:30
or by appointment
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Handouts and Links

Date Handout / link
2 Nov Quiz-4 key
29 Aug Course Calendar: dates of homework, quizzes, and exams
29 Aug Syllabus and Policies

Reading and Self-assessment Problems

Date In class (pp.) Suggested problems Next class (pp.)
16 Nov 158; 161–164 6.4 192–198
14 Nov 152–157 6.18, 6.21 158; 161–164
9 Nov Exam 2 152–158
7 Nov 142–151 6.1, 6.5
2 Nov 132–136 5.41 142–151
31 Oct 120–130 5.9, 5.11 132–136
26 Oct 103–105 4.15 120–130
24 Oct 92–93; 99–103 4.3, 4.5 103–108
19 Oct 89–92; 3.27 92–93; 99–103
17 Oct 80–89; 3.9, 3.17, 3.21 89–93
12 Oct 80–89
10 Oct Exam 1 80–84
5 Oct 77–80 3.1, 3.2
3 Oct 60–64 2.72, 2.78 77–84
28 Sep 49–59 2.65, 2.69 60–64
26 Sep 49–54 2.46, 2.51, 2.59 49–61
21 Sep 37–48 2.15, 2.19, 2.23, 2.35 49–55
19 Sep 37–42 2.1, 2.7, 2.11, 2.15 42–49
14 Sep 29 1.57, 1.59, 1.61 37–42
12 Sep 29
7 Sep 29
5 Sep 24–28 1.36, 1.40, 1.46 29
31 Aug 19–24 1.12, 1.18, 1.22, 1.26 24–29
29 Aug 14–19 1.1, 1.2 19–24

Homework

Date Assigned problems Due date
14 Oct 6.2, 6.10, 6.24, 6.42 21 Nov
31 Oct 5.6, 5.14, 5.20, 5.26, 5.42 14 Nov
24 Oct 3.38, 4.4, 4.10, 4.15 31 Oct
17 Oct 3.14, 3.16, 3.20, 3.24, 3.28 24 Oct
3 Oct 2.68, 2.88, 2.100, 3.6, 3.8, 3.10 17 Oct
26 Sep 2.20, 2.24 (justify your answers), 2.40, 2.48, 2.54, 2.60 3 Oct
19 Sep 2.4, 2.6, 2.8, 2.14, 2.16 26 Sep
12 Sep 1.54, 1.58, 1.62, 1.66, 1.78, 1.84 19 Sep
5 Sep 1.38, 1.42, 1.48, 1.56, 1.69, 1.72 14 Sep
29 Aug 1.4, 1.8, 1.14, 1.16, 1.20 5 Sep

Grades

The graded work comprises homework assignments (10), quizzes (5), and three (3) exams. Grades are posted on Blackboard; they count towards the final grade with weights as follows:

Homework:  30%
Quizzes:  20%
In-class exams:  30%  (15% each)
Final exam:  20%

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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