SYLLABUS
MAT 300  Mathematical Structures
FALL 2007*



  *Important Note: All items on this syllabus are subject to change.
Any in-class announcement, verbal or written, is considered
official addendum to this syllabus.


Class:              MAT 300 Mathematical Structures
Time:              10:40-11:55 am, Tu&Th
Location:        Farmer ED Bldg 226
Line #:            1004#80185

Instructor:      Dr. Sergei Suslov
Office:             PSA 621
Phone:             965-8987
E-mail:    sks@asu.edu
Office Hours:  11:40am-12:30pm MW, 12:40 - 1:40 pm TuThF or by appointment

Text:                Analysis with an Introduction to Proof, by Steven R. Lay, 4th Edition
Prerequisite:   MAT 272 or its equivalent
Exams:            There will be two regular in class exams (2*100);
                         homework and quizzes (100);
                         and a comprehensive final exam (200)
Grading Policy:
                         A-, A, A+ = 90 - 100%

                         B-, B, B+ = 80 - 89%
                         C, C+ = 70 - 79%
                         D = 60 - 69%
                         E = 0 - 59%
Material to be covered: Chapters 1-7 will be partially covered
Make-up policy: No make-up exams will be given without notification.
                            Also, no late homework will be accepted for grading.



Course Description

Logic and set theory, real numbers, functions, (continuity, derivative, Riemann integral, sequences, and series).


Suggested MAT 300 Homework Problems

Section    Problems

1              1.1*(a)-(e), 1.2*(a)-(b), 1.3*(a)-(b), 1.4*(b),(d), 1.10(a)-(c)
2              2.1*(a)-(c),  2.2 (a)-(c),  2.3*(a)-(f), 2.4*(c)-(f),  2.5(a)-(f),  2.10*(a)-(h), 2.11-2.13*
3              3.2*(a)-(e),  3.6*(a)-(k), 3.7*(a)-(h), 3.8
4              4.3*,  4.4*,  4.10*,  4.13*(a)-(c), 4.17*, 4.21*


5              5.2*(a)-(d),  5.3*(a)-(d), 5 4*(a)-(h),  5.6*(a)-(c), 5.9*-5.11*, 5.24
7              7.3*(a)-(d),  7.6*(a)-(c), 7.9(a)-(b),  7.12*(a)-(b), 7.14*(a)-(b)

10            10.3*-10.9*, 10.13-10.14*, 10.20*, 10.22, 10.28(a)-(b)*.
11            11.1(a)-(c), 11.2(a)-(c)*, 11.3(a)-(m)*, 11.4*, 11.5, 11.6(a)-(b)*, 11.7*

*homework problem for grading



IMPORTANT INFO:

History of Mathematics Archive

Homework

HW#1, sections 1-2: due to Tuesday, Sept. 11.
HW#2, sections 3-4: due to Tuesday, Sept. 20.
HW#3, section 5: due to Thursday, Oct. 11.
HW#4, section 7: due to Tuesday, Oct. 23.
HW#5, sections 10-11: due to Thursday, Nov. 15.

Quizes

Quiz #1  Tuesday, September 11
Quiz #2  Tuesday, September 20
Quiz #3  Tuesday, October 9,  please review practice Theorem 5.11 on p. 41, Theorem 5.13-5.14-5.15 on pp. 42-44,  and similar problems from the homework.
Quiz #4  Thursday, November 15, sections 10-11.

Tests

Test#1   Tuesday,  October 23
Review  Thursday , October 18
Sections 1-5, 7  are on the test.
Review Problems:
homework problems with *

Test#2  Thursday,  November 29
Review  Tuesday, November 27
Sections 10-11  are on the test.
Review Problems:
homework problems with *

Final Exam  Friday, December 7, 10-11:50 am 
Review: Tuesday, December 4, regular class time