Math 100
Assignments

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Due Date
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Lecture(s)
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Homework
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Lecture Questions
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Discussion Question
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11:59 pm Wed, Aug 30

Introductory Assignments: Complete the assignments in this row before you go on to do anything else!

Intro Lecture 1: The Syllabus

Intro Lecture 2: The FAQs

Show me that you understand the class structure and the syllabus!

Make sure you can read all the symbols!

Discussion Question 1: What makes a Good Discussion Board Posting?

First Discussion post due 11:59 pm Sun, Aug 27

11:59 pm Wed, Sep 6

Lecture 1: What is a Set?

Lecture 2: Some Properties We Can Use to Describe Sets

HW 2:

2.1 end of section problems: #10-26 even, 27-34 all, 60-85 all
2.2 end of section problems: #13-30, 35-36, 41-44 (explain your answers, even though the homework does not ask you to)

Sets 1: Writing Sets and Elements of Sets

Sets 2: Cardinality and Subsets

Discussion Question 2: Basic Properties of Sets

First Discussion post due 11:59 pm Sun, Sep 3

11:59 pm Wed, Sep 13

Lecture 3: Operations on Sets

Leture 4: Compound Operations on Sets

HW 3:

2.3 end of section problems: #8-24, 58-64, 68-72 even, 73-78 all

Sets 3: Simple Set Operations

Sets 4: Do Compound Operations on Sets

Sets 5: Identifying Equivalent Sets

no discussion question this week

11:59 pm Wed, Sep 27

Group Project on Sets

First post due 1 week before the final due date!

no homework this week
no lecture questions this week

no discussion question this week

11:59 pm Wed, Oct 4

Lecture 5: Infinite Sets

HW 4:

2.1 end of section problems: #35-54, 87-90 all

Sets 6: Put Sets into One-to-One Correspondence

Sets 7: Find the Cardinality of Infinite Sets

Discussion Question 3: Infinite Sets

First Discussion post due 11:59 pm Sun, Oct 1

11:59 pm Wed, Oct 11
Test 1: Set Theory.
11:59 pm Wed, Oct 18

Groups Lecture Part 1: How to Read an Operation Table

Groups Lecture Part 2: The Closure Property

Groups Lecture Part 3: The Commutative Property

HW 5:

4.6 end of section problems #1-10
Explain only whether or not each set has the closure property and whether or not each set has the commutative property.

Groups 1: How to Read an Operation Table

Groups 2: The Closure Property

Groups 3: The Commutative Property

no discussion question this week

11:59 pm Wed, Oct 25

Groups Lecture Part 4: The Identity Property

Groups Lecture Part 5: The Inverse Property

Groups Lecture Part 6: The Associative Property

HW 6:

4.6 end of section problems #1-10
Explain only whether or not each set has the identity property and whether or not each set has the inverse property and whether or not each set has the associative property.

Groups 4: The Identity Property

Groups 5: The Inverse Property

Groups 6: The Associative Property

no discussion question this week

11:59 pm Wed, Nov 1

Groups Lecture Part 7: Groups

HW 7:

4.7 end of section problems #1-2 all, 4-18 even


Groups 7: Groups

Discussion Board 4: Groups

First Discussion post due 11:59 pm Sun, Oct 29

11:59 pm Wed, Nov 8
Test 2: Groups.
11:59 pm Wed, Nov 15

Logic Lecture One: Introduction to Logic
Logic Lecture Two: Truth Tables

HW 8:

3.1 end of section problems: #2-14, 24-32, 40-54 even
3.2 end of section problems: #10-32 even
3.3 end of section problems: #20-40 even

Logic 1: Writing Statements in Logical Symbols
Logic 2: Creating Truth Tables

Discussion Board 5, part 1: Valid and Invalid Arguments

First Discussion post due 11:59 pm Sun, Nov 12

11:59 pm Wed, Nov 22

Logic Lecture Three: Applications of Truth Tables

HW 9:

3.6 end of section problems: 14-26, 30-38 even

Logic 3: Evaluating Arguments and Equivalent Statements

Discussion Board 5, part 2: Valid and Invalid Arguments

First Discussion post due 11:59 pm Sun, Nov 19

11:59 pm Wed, Dec 6
Test 3: Logic and Essay Project (You can find this on the Test page in Blackboard).
11:59 pm Wed, Dec 13
Final Exam: cumulative.

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