Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 2001 Spring 2020
Introduces the ideas of rigor and proof through an examination of basic set theory, existential and universal quantifiers, elementary counting, discrete probability, and additional topics. Department enforced prerequisites: MATH 1300 or MATH 1310 or APPM 1345 or APPM 1350 (minimum grade C-).
MWF 10:00 AM -- 10:50 AM, ECCR 108
W 11:00 AM -- 12:00 PM and F 12:00 PM -- 1:00 PM or by appointment
The textbook for the course is:
- Richard Hammack, The Book of Proof, Creative Commons, 3rd edition, 2018.
Our treatment may also follow parts of:
- R. Hartshorne, Geometry: Euclid and Beyond Springer, 2000.
- Euclid's Elements, courtesy of the Clay Math Institute.
Homework and Quizzes 15%, Midterm I 25%, Midterm II 25%, Final 35%.