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Math 3310-003 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning and Proof

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MWF 11:00–11:50 am
Lars Winther Christensen
TF 12–1 pm and F 2–3 pm,
or by appointment
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Handouts and Links

30 Apr Project A, Project B, Project C, and Project D,
19 Apr Sample final exam and another sample final exam
20 Mar Sample exam 2 and another sample exam 2
18 Feb Sample exam 1 and another sample exam 1
16 Jan Course Calendar
16 Jan Syllabus and Policies

Reading and Self-assessment Problems

Date In class (pp.) Suggested problems Next class (pp.)
6 May 278–289
3 May 267–273 10.49, 10.53
1 May 261–266 10.38, 10.39 267–273
29 Apr 259–261 10.30 261–266
26 Apr 259–263
24 Apr Exam 3
19 Apr 256–258 10.21
17 Apr 254 10.9 256–258
15 Apr 251–254 10.3 254–262
12 Apr 239–247 9.55 251–254
10 Apr 235–239 9.37 239–247
8 Apr 230–234 9.25 235–239
5 Apr 224–229 9.1, 9.3, 9.11 230–234
3 Apr 224–229
1 Apr 170–174 6.33
29 Mar 165–169 6.21 170–174
27 Mar 162–165 6.18 165–169
25 Mar Exam 2 162–169
22 Mar
20 Mar 157–161 6.4
18 Mar 152–156 6.1 157–161
8 Mar 141–145 5.43 152–161
6 Mar 131–137 5.13 141–145
4 Mar 127–131 5.1, 5.3 131–137
1 Mar 94–97, 105–109 3.27 127–131
27 Feb 94–97
25 Feb
22 Feb 89–94 3.17 94–97
20 Feb Exam 1 89–94
18 Feb
15 Feb 1–12 89–94
13 Feb 81–89 3.1, 3.3, 3.9 1–12
11 Feb 65–73 2.67, 2.69 81–89
8 Feb 60–64 2.57, 2.61 65–73
6 Feb 57–59 2.47, 2.49 60–64
4 Feb 53–55 2.35, 2.39 57–61
1 Feb 45–52 2.19, 2.31 53–55
30 Jan 38–44 2.5, 2.11 45–52
28 Jan 33–34 1.59, 1.61 38–43
25 Jan 31–32 1.49, 1.51 33–34
23 Jan 27–30 1.37, 1.43 31–32
18 Jan 18–25 1.11, 1.19 27–30
16 Jan 14–17 1.1, 1.7 18–24

Homework

Date Assigned problems Due date
26 Apr Homework assignment 12 3 May
12 Apr Homework assignment 11 19 Apr
5 Apr Homework assignment 10 12 Apr
29 Mar Homework assignment 9 5 Apr
22 Mar Homework assignment 8 29 Mar
8 Mar Homework assignment 7 23 Mar
1 Mar Homework assignment 6 8 Mar
15 Feb Homework assignment 5 1 Mar
8 Feb Homework assignment 4 15 Feb
1 Feb Homework assignment 3 8 Feb
25 Jan Homework assignment 2 1 Feb
18 Jan Homework assignment 1 25 Jan

Grades

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

Homework:  30%
Projects:  12%
In-class exams:  30%  (10% 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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