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01:640:300 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning

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01:640:300 Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (3)
Fundamental abstract concepts common to all branches of mathematics. Special emphasis placed on ability to understand and construct rigorous proofs. Prerequisite: CALC2 or permission of department.

This course is specifically intended to help Mathematics majors prepare for 640:311, 640:351 and other proof-oriented courses. 
It is required for any mathematics major who is not already experienced in doing mathematical proofs.

If you are considering taking this course, please read this cautionary message.

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Textbook

D. Smith, M. Eggen, & R. St. Andre,
A Transition To Advanced Mathematics, 
Cengage, 8th ed. (2015), ISBN: 978-1285463261


Sections Taught This Semester:

Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (01: 640: 300, Summer 2017 )

Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (section T5)
Index Number: 02870
Credits: 3
Professor: MOLNAR
Schedule:
  • [L] Tue 2:30PM-4:30PM HLL-423 (BUS)
  • [L] Thu 2:30PM-4:30PM HLL-423 (BUS)
Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning (section T6)
Index Number: 01950
Credits: 3
Professor: URBANSKI
Schedule:
  • [L] Mon 6:00PM-8:30PM TIL-204 (LIV)
  • [L] Wed 6:00PM-8:30PM TIL-204 (LIV)

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