Welcome to MATH 3200!

Click this link to view the syllabus. Note that the daily schedule on the syllabus will not be updated; the updated schedule can be found below.

Materials:

• Required: Introduction to Proof, Ron Taylor, published by the Journal of Inquiry-Based Learning in Mathematics (Note: The paperback version is different, so use this PDF.)
• Supplemental problem list, compiled by Dr. Royal: Royal problems
• Recommended (buy one if you can): Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics, 4th Edition, by Chartrand, Polimeni, and Zhang, ISBN 978-0-134-84047-5 Note: An old edition is fine; chapter numbers may be different.
• Recommended: How to Think Like a Mathematician: A Companion to Undergraduate Mathematics, by Kevin Houston, ISBN 978-0-521-71978-0

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Tentative Assessment Schedule

Hand-in problems will be collected in class regularly.

Quiz 1 - Wednesday, August 21, Chapter 1 (Click on "Quiz 1" to view the Quiz 1 study guide.)

Quiz 2 - Wednesday, August 28, Chapter 2

Exam 1 - Wednesday, September 11, covers Taylor Chapters 1-2 and inequalities. Here is a link to an old exam from my MATH 3200 course in Summer 2019, and here are the solutions. Here are the solutions to the Fall 2019 exam.

Quiz 3 - Wednesday, September 18, Chapter 3

Quiz 4 - Monday, October 7, Chapter 4

Exam 2 - Monday, October 21, Taylor Chapters 3-4. Here is a link to an old exam from Summer 2019.

Quiz 5 - Monday, October 28, Chapter 5 Part 1

Quiz 6 - Wednesday, November 13, Chapter 5 Part 2

Exam 3 - Friday, November 22, Taylor Chapter 5. Here is a link to a practice exam, and here are solutions.

Final Exam - Monday, December 9, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. (in our normal classroom)

Tentative Course Schedule

Here is our tentative schedule. I will send out pre-class problem assignments via eLC announcements.

 Royal MATH 3200 Fall 2019 Daily Schedule Wk Mth Date Day Pre-class reading: Taylor Topic FYI Extra reading: Chartrand Extra reading: Houston 1 Aug 12 M Aug 14 W Sick Day - Royal out Aug 16 F Course Intro; Statements 2 Aug 19 M Ch 1 (All) Course Intro; Statements Ch 2 Ch 2-4, 15-19 Aug 21 W Course Intro; Statements Ch 1 Quiz Aug 23 F Implications, Quantifiers 3 Aug 26 M Ch 2 (All) Implications, Quantifiers Ch 3-5 Ch 5-12 Aug 28 W Proof Methods Ch 2 Quiz Aug 30 F Proof Methods 4 Sep 2 M Holiday: Labor Day Sep 4 W Ch 3 (All) Proof Methods; Intro Induction Ch 6-7 Ch 1, 20-22 Sep 6 F Induction: Equality 5 Sep 9 M Review Sep 11 W Exam 1: Ch 1-2 Exam 1 Sep 13 F Induction: Equality 6 Sep 16 M Induction: Inequality Sep 18 W Exam 1 Reflection Ch 3 Quiz Sep 20 F Induction: Inequality 7 Sep 23 M Even More Induction Sep 25 W Even More Induction Sep 27 F Strong Induction 8 Sep 30 M Strong Induction Oct 2 W 4.1-4.3 Sets and Venn Diagrams, Set Operations Ch 1, 4.4, 4.5 Ch 1, 5 Oct 4 F Sets and Venn Diagrams, Set Operations 9 Oct 7 M 4.4-4.5 Set Operations, Set Product Ch 4 Quiz 4.6 Oct 9 W Set Operations, Set Product Oct 11 F Set Product, Power Sets 10 Oct 14 M Set Product, Power Sets Oct 16 W 5.1-5.2 Relations, Equivalence Relations Ch 9 Ch 1 Oct 18 F Review 11 Oct 21 M Exam 2: Ch 3-4 Exam 2 Oct 23 W Relations, Equivalence Relations Oct 25 F Relations, Equivalence Relations 12 Oct 28 M Relations, Equivalence Relations Ch 5 Pt 1 Quiz Oct 30 W 5.3 Order Relations, Functions Ch 10 Ch 31 Nov 1 F Holiday: Fall Break 13 Nov 4 M Order Relations, Functions Nov 6 W Order Relations, Functions Nov 8 F Order Relations, Functions 14 Nov 11 M Functions Nov 13 W Functions Ch 5 Pt 2 Quiz Nov 15 F Functions 15 Nov 18 M Functions Nov 20 W Review Nov 22 F Exam 3: Ch 5 Exam 3 16 Nov 25 M Course Review: Exam 1 Material Nov 27 W Holiday: Thanksgiving Nov 29 F Hoilday: Thanksgiving 17 Dec 2 MON Course Review: Exam 2 Material Dec 4 WED Course Review: All (Friday Class), last day of classes Dec 5 THUR Reading Day (no class) Dec 17 TUES Grades visible on Athena

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