Mathematical Thinking: Problem-Solving and Proofs (2nd Edition)

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MAT102H5S - Introduction to Mathematical Proofs Course information - Spring 2010 - UTM Description This course emphasizes understanding of fundamental mathematics, clarity of logical thought, and communi- cation of mathematical ideas. Topics to be covered include: Numbers and functions, set theory, mathematical induction, elementary number theory and counting techniques. The notion of a proof, and techniques of reasoning will be discussed and applied to various problems. Prerequisites The prerequisite for the course is Grade 12 Advanced Functions (MHF4U) . If you do not have this prerequisite, you will have to ±ll a Waiver of Prerequisite or Corequisite Form and submit it to the instructor no later than January 15, 2010 . The form can be downloaded from the course website (under ‘Course Info/Forms’). Instructor : Shay Fuchs e-mail : O²ce : CCIT3011 O²ce hours : Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30pm. Teaching Assistant : Tim Tzaneteas e-mail : Textbook : Mathematical Thinking: Problem-Solving and Proofs, 2nd Edition, by D’Angelo and West. Lectures : Tuesdays 9:10-10:00am, and Thursdays 9:10-11:00am, at SE2072. Calculator : No calculators are needed for this course, and will not be allowed during quizzes, tests and exams. Tutorials : There are four tutorial groups for the course, as follows: Tutorial section Time Location Teaching Assistant TUT 0101 Monday, 10-11am CC3124 Tim Tzaneteas TUT 0201 Monday, 12-1pm NE139 Tim Tzaneteas TUT 0301 Monday, 1-2pm KN130 Tim Tzaneteas TUT 0401 Monday, 11am-12pm CC2140 Tim Tzaneteas Each student must be registered in one of the four tutorials (on ROSI), and attend it regularly every week. In tutorials, you will have the opportunity to work on problems and get help and guidance from your TA.
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