Math 235 - Modern Concepts of Mathematics
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TENTATIVE Daily Calendar

Click the date for content, assignments, and announcements.
............Monday.......................Wednesday.......................Friday............
Aug. 27 - Review of Logic Aug. 29 - Review of Logic Aug. 31 - Review of Logic
(HW #1 due)
Sept. 3 - No classes (Labor Day)
(Tues., Sept. 4 - Last day to drop)
Sept. 5 - What is proof? Sept. 7 - Direct Proof
(HW #2 due)
Sept. 10 - Direct Proof Sept. 12 - Proof by Cases Sept. 14 - Proof by Cases
(HW #3 due)
Sept. 17 - "Or conclusion" Proof Sept. 19 - Proof by Ctp Sept. 21 - Proof by Ctp; Biconditional Proof
Sept. 24 - Proof by Ctp; Biconditional Proof  
(HW #4 due)
Sept. 26 - Proof by Contradiction Sept. 28 - Exam #1
(Click for Topics List - revised 9/24)
Oct. 1 - Proof by Contradiction Oct. 3 - Proof by Contradiction; Lemmas Oct. 5 - Proof by Contradiction
(HW #5 due)
Oct. 8 - No classes (Fall Break) Oct. 10 - Quantifier Proofs Oct. 12 - Quantifier Proofs
Oct. 15 - Quantifier Proofs
(HW #6 due)
Oct. 17 - Counterexamples Oct. 19 - Uniqueness Proofs
(HW #7 due)
Oct. 22 - Synthesis and Review Oct. 24 - Set Proofs Oct. 26 - Set Proofs
Oct. 29 - Set Proofs Oct. 31 - Synthesis and Review Nov. 2 - Set Operation Proofs
Nov. 5 - Exam #2
(Here's the Topics List.)
Nov. 7 - Chain-Style Proofs
(HW #8 due)
(Weds., Nov. 7 - Last day to withdraw)
Nov. 9 - Chain-Style Proofs
Nov. 12 - PMI Proofs Nov. 14 - PMI Proofs
(HW #9 due)
Nov. 16 - PMI Proofs
Nov. 19 - Indexed Families of Sets
(HW #10 due by 4pm Tuesday)
Nov. 21 - No classes (Thanksgiving Break) Nov. 23 - No classes (Thanksgiving Break)
Nov. 26 - Functions
(HW #11 due Tuesday - subject to change)
Nov. 28 - Functions Nov. 30 - Exam #3 or Functions
Topics List
Dec. 3 - Exam #3 or Functions Dec. 5 - Functions Dec. 7 - Relations
(HW #12 due - subject to change)
Dec. 10 - FTEqR WEDNESDAY, Dec. 12, 3:30-5:30
Final Exam

Test Dates
  Exam #1: confirmed for Friday, Sept. 28
Topics List
  Exam #2: confirmed for Friday, Nov. 2
Topics List
  Exam #3: Friday, Nov. 30, or Monday, Dec. 3
Topics List
Final Exam: Wednesday, Dec. 12, 3:30-5:30. You MUST take the Final at the scheduled time.

Course Documents for Current Semester
 
  • Syllabus
  • Solutions to homework and quizzes
  • Exam Topics Lists
  • Exam Solutions
  • Selected Past Exams and Solutions

  • Dr. Lyn Miller, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Slippery Rock University