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Math 300 - Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning



General Information (Catalog Listing)

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 .

Course material for instructors.


Textbook


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



Schedule Archives

Spring 2017 Schedule

InstructorType Index Section Day(s)/
Period
Time Room
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Campus
Sargsyan, Grigor L 00293 01 MTh3 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM CA-A1 CAC
Coulson, Bud L 04344 02 TTh5 3:20 PM - 4:40 PM SEC-204 BUS
Mehta, Nishali L 00292 03 TF2 10:20 AM - 11:40 AM ARC-206 BUS
Sussmann, Hector L 05801 04 TF3 12:00 PM - 1:20 PM SEC-216 BUS
Coulson, Bud L 04229 05 TTh4 1:40 PM - 3:00 PM ARC-110 BUS
Rainsford, Augusta L 04708 06 M2
Th2
9:50 AM - 11:10 AM
9:50 AM - 11:10 AM
HH-A2
HH-B2
CAC
Carbone, Lisa L 10936 07 M5
W5
3:20 PM - 4:40 PM
3:20 PM - 4:40 PM
BE-250
HLL-705
LIV
Bahri-Nunziante, Diana L 00294 08 MW7 6:40 PM - 8:00 PM TIL-251 LIV
Komlos, Janos L 13967 H1 MW5 3:20 PM - 4:40 PM TIL-103B LIV


Previous Semesters

Use the drop-down menu for 2006 and afterward. For some earlier semesters consult the archive.


Previous Texts Used

  • 2003/Spring 2004
  • Chapter Zero: Fundamental Notions of Abstract Mathematics, by C. Schumacher, Addison-Wesley, 2001 (2nd ed.)
  • Fall 2000 - Spring 2003
  • Mathematics, A Discrete Introduction , by Edward R. Scheinerman.

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