The schedule below is a record of what we have actually done as well as an approximate projection of what we will do. Readings, homework assignments, and worksheets will be posted as they are assigned. Most homework problems will come from The Book of Proof (freely available online). Homework sets are due by 2:00 PM on the date indicated. Portfolio entries should be printed and brought to class on the due date. A revised copy is due (by email) by 10:00 AM on the following day.

- Week 1
- 8/29: discuss the syllabus and the proof portfolio (and maybe some questions or psuedaria).
- Getting started with LaTeX. A good place to start installing LaTeX.
- LaTeX Base. Another place to start (all you need if you can find a way to export pdfs).
- ShareLaTeX. An online compiler free for personal use.
- TeXworks. A free (simple) LaTeX editor (likely included with your LaTeX distribution).
- Short Math Guide with all the symbols you'll need.
- template.tex and template.pdf

- 8/31: 1.1-5.

- 8/29: discuss the syllabus and the proof portfolio (and maybe some questions or psuedaria).
- Week 2
- 9/5: 1.5-7. Homework due today:
- 1.1: 3, 4, 11, 13, 17, 25, 29, 30, 43, 44;
- 1.2: 1 (make use of ellipses), 4, 9, 11, 15;
- 1.3: 4, 5, 9, 10 (use ellipses), 13, 14;
- 1.4: 4, 5, 6, 8, 13.

- 9/7: 1.8,10 and 2.1. Slides (tex). First LaTeX assignment due today.

- 9/5: 1.5-7. Homework due today:
- Week 3
- 9/10: 2.2-6 and a worksheet.
- 9/12: 2.7-9. Homework due today:
- 1.5: 1, 4;
- 1.6: 1;
- 1.7: 5, 6, 11, 12;
- 1.8: 3, 5, 6, 8, 9;
- 2.1: 4, 8;
- 2.2: 7, 8;
- 2.3: 1, 2, 3;
- 2.6: 1, 2, 4, 9, 12.

- 9/14: 2.9-12. Portfolio expository entry 1 due today. Slides (tex).

- Week 4
- 9/17: 4.1-3 (skip chapter 3).
- 9/19: 4.3-5 and a worksheet. Homework due today:
- 2.5: 10;
- 2.7: 3-6
- 2.9: 3, 4, 6, 7, 10
- 2.10: 3-6, 8
- 4: 2, 5, 6, 7

- 9/21: More proofs. Some LaTeX (for LaTeX Base.).

- Week 5
- 9/24: Review (old exam 1). Portfolio expository entry 2 due
~~today~~Saturday 9/29. More LaTeX (for LaTeX Base.). - 9/26: Exam on chapters 1, 2, and 4. Section 1.8 will not be on the exam.
- 9/28: Introduction to Chapter 5 and a worksheet.

- 9/24: Review (old exam 1). Portfolio expository entry 2 due
- Week 6
- Week 7
- 10/8: Chapter 6 and 7. Portfolio proof A due today. How to write a proof.
- 10/10: Chapter 7
- 10/12: Chapter 7, a slide (tex), and a worksheet (solutions). Homework due today:
- Chapter 5: 28
- Chapter 6: 8, 11, 15, 16
- Chapter 7: 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 17, 18

- Week 8
- 10/15: Chapter 8 and slides (tex).
- 10/17: Chapter 8 with more slides (tex).
- 10/19: Chapter 9 introduced in a worksheet (solutions). Portfolio proof B due today (review guide). Homework due today:
- Ch. 7: 16, 25
- Ch. 8: 3, 4, 5, 7, 19, 20

- Week 9
- 10/24: Chapter 9, continue the worksheet from last class (or explore the Cantor Set). Office hour today: 2-3.
- 10/26: Chapter 10. Homework due today:
- Ch. 8: 13, 14, 26, 27
- Ch. 9: 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 15, 28, 30

- Week 10
- 10/29: Chapter 10. Read the introduction to chapter 10 before class. Office hour today: 1-2. Portfolio proof C due today.
- 10/31: Chapter 10. A worksheet.
- 11/2: Chapter 10. Homework due today:
- Ch. 9: 16, 23, 34
- Ch. 10: 1, 2, 5, 8, 13, 14

- Week 11
- 11/5: Review. An excerpt from another book and an old exam on chapters 6-9. Portfolio proof D due today. Revisions of portfolio proof B due today.
- 11/7: Exam on chapters 5-10 (proofs of all kinds). Second SRMC at 5:00 in Herak 237.
- 11/9: Chapter 10. Read 10.2 Proof by Strong Induction and 10.3 Proof by Smallest Counterexample.

- Week 12
- 11/12: Chapters 10 and 11. A worksheet (tex).
- 11/14: Chapter 11.
- 11/16: Chapter 11. Portfolio proof E due today. Homework due today:
- Ch. 10: 19, 20, 27, 30
- Ch. 11 sec. 1: 1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15

- Week 13
- 11/19: Chapter 12. A worksheet.

- Week 14
- 11/26: Chapters 11 and 12
- 11/28: Chapter 11 (equivalence classes and partitions)
- 11/30: Chapter 12. Portfolio proof F due today.Homework due today:
- 11.2: 2, 6, 12, 13, 17
- 11.3: 7, 8, 11
- 11.5: 2, 3
- 12.1: 5, 7, 8, 9, 10
- 12.2: 1, 6, 7, 8, 9

- Week 15
- 12/3: Chapter 12. A worksheet.
- 12/5: Chapter 14 (briefly). A review guide. Last SRMC at 5:00 in Herak 237.
- 12/7: Review. Portfolio expository entry 3 due today. Suggested problems:
- 11.4: 3, 5
- 12.2: 11, 13
- 12.3: 1, 3
- 12.4: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9
- 12.5: 1, 3, 7

- Final exam week
- Office hours:
- Monday 2:00-3:00
- Tuesday 3:30-4:30
- Wednesday 10:30-11:30
- Thursday 10:30-11:30
- By appointment.

- 12/11 Tuesday 1-3 Final exam for the 10:00 section.
- 12/12 Wednesday 8-10 Final exam for the 9:00 section.
- 12/13 Thursday Final Portfolio (template (tex) and pdf) due by 4:00 PM (by email).

- Office hours:

## Links and class resources

- The syllabus (pdf)
- The Book of Proof (our textbook)
- Proof portfolio details
- Portfolio problems (pdf)
- Math 301 Spring 2015
- Math 301 Fall 2014
- Final Exam Schedule
- SageMathCloud
- WolframAlpha
- Logan Axon's home page

## Office hours

- Monday 1:30-2:30
- Tuesday 9:30-10:30
- Wednesday 1:30-2:30
- Thursday 2-3
- Friday 1-2 in the Math Lab (Herak 224)
- or by appointment

Last updated 12/4/2018