Math 3210 Foundations of Analysis I

Fall Semester 2006

Instructor: David C. Dobson
Office:
LCB 210
Office hours:
MTF 12:50-1:40 or by appointment.

Prerequisites: Math 2210 or consent of instructor.

Text: Foundations of Analysis, by Joseph L. Taylor.
Supplemental notes: Basic Logic Concepts, by Anne Roberts.


Homework: Problems will be assigned weekly and will generally be due in class on Wednesday of each week.  Late homework cannot be accepted. A random subset of problems from each assignment will be graded.  To succeed in the course, it is necessary to do and understand all of the homework.

 Due date
 Assignment
 Wednesday 8/30
 Problems 1-6 of Anne Robert's assignment 1.
 Wednesday 9/06
 Problems 1, 2 of Anne Robert's assignment 2,
 Exercise Set 1.1:  2, 3, 6, 8, 11, 15.
 Wednesday 9/13
 Exercise Set 1.2:  2, 4, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16.
 Wednesday 9/20
 Exercise Set 1.3:  3, 6, 8, 10.
 Exercise Set 1.4:  1 (no proofs required), 3, 7, 10.
 Wednesday 9/27
 Exercise Set 1.5:  1, 3, 7, 12.
 Exercise Set 2.1:  2, 5, 6, 11.
 Wednesday 10/4
 (Exam I on Monday--reduced homework set!)
 Exercise Set 2.2:  2, 6, 10, 11.
 Wednesday 10/11
 Exercise Set 2.3:  4, 5, 9.
 Exercise Set 2.4:  3, 12.
 Exercise Set 2.5:  5, 7, 8.
 Exercise Set 2.6:  3, 6.
 Wednesday 10/18
 Exercise Set 3.1:  3, 5, 9, 11.
 Exercise Set 3.2:  1, 2, 4, 8.
 Wednesday 10/25
 Exercise Set 3.3:  1, 3, 5, 9.
 Exercise Set 3.4:  1, 4, 6, 8.
 Wednesday 11/1
 Exercise Set 4.1:  2, 5, 7, 10, 13, 15.
 Wednesday 11/8
 (Exam II on Monday--reduced homework set!)
 Exercise Set 4.2:  2, 5, 7, 11.
 Wednesday 11/15
 Exercise Set 4.3:  1, 4, 9, 10.
 Exercise Set 4.4:  6, 8, 10.
 Exercise Set 5.1:  1, 5, 8.
 Wednesday 11/22
 Exercise Set 5.2:  2, 3, 8, 9, 10.
 Exercise Set 5.3:  4, 5, 6, 9.
 Wednesday 11/29
 Exercise Set 5.4:  9, 10, 11, 13.
 Exercise Set 6.1:  2, 5, 9, 12.
 Exercise Set 6.2:  1, 2, 11.
 Wednesday 12/6
 Last homework!
 Exercise Set 6.3:  1, 3, 6, 7, 10.
 Exercise Set 6.4:  1, 4, 6.

Exams: Two midterm exams and a comprehensive final exam will be given in class.  Exam I is closed-book, closed-notes.  For Exam II, a single 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of notes is allowed.  For the Final Exam, two 8 1/2 x 11 sheets of notes are allowed.  No electronic devices are allowed.

Grades: Your grade will be determined by your scores on the three exams, and the total of your homework scores.  The dates and weights of these are as follows:

Homework
(weekly)
40%
Exam I
(Monday, October 2)
15%
Exam II
(Monday, November 6)
20%
Final Exam
(Tuesday, December 12, 10:30 am-12:30 pm)
25%

There will be no opportunities for extra credit.  Makeups for exams and homework will only be given in case of University-excused absences.

Tutoring is available from the Math Tutoring Center.

Students with disabilities may contact the instructor at the beginning of the semester to discuss special accomodations for the course.

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