SYLLABUS
MAT 300  Mathematical Structures
SPRING 2008*



  *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:              3:40-4:55 pm, Mon&Wed
Location:        PSA 109
Line #:            

Instructor:      Dr. Sergei Suslov
Office:             PSA 621
Phone:             (480) 965-8987
E-mail:             sks@asu.edu
Office Hours:  2:40-3:30pm MW

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: Sections 1-14 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*
12            12.2(a)-(c), 12.3(a)-(d)*, 12.6(a)-(b)*

*homework problem for grading



IMPORTANT INFO:

History of Mathematics Archive

Homework

HW#1, sections 1-2: due to Wednesday, February 13th
HW#2, sections 3-4: due to Wednesday, February 27th
HW#3, sections 5, 7: due to Wednesday, March 5th
HW#4, section 10: due to Wednesday, April 2nd
HW#5, sections 11-12: due to Wednesday, April 23rd

Quizes

Quiz #1  Wednesday, February 13th, sections 1-2
Quiz #2  Monday, March 3rd
Quiz #3  Wednesday, April 2nd, 
 please review the principle of mathematical induction
Quiz #4  Wednesday, April 16th, sections 10-12.

Tests

Test#1   Wednesday,  March 5th
Review  Monday, March 3rd
Sections 1-5, 7  are on the test.
Review Problems:
homework problems with *

Test#2  Wednesday, April 23rd
Review  Monday,  April 21st
Sections 10-11  are on the test.
Review Problems:
homework problems with *

Final Exam
Monday, May 5th, 2:40-4:30 pm, PSA 109, regular classroom 

Reviews: Monday, April 28th, regular class time; & Wednesday, April 30th, 12:00 - 1:30 pm, PSA 307