Math 3210 - 1 Foundations of Analysis I August 20, 2008
M, T, W, F, 11:50 AM - 12:40 PM in JFB 102.
Instructor: A. Treibergs, JWB 224, 5818350.
Office Hours: 10:45-11:45 MWF (tent.) & by appt.
E-mail: treiberg@math.utah.edu
Homepage: http://www.math.utah.edu/~treiberg/M3212.html
Texts: Joseph L. Taylor, "Foundations of Analysis," (2007)
PDF Notes available for download from
http://www.math.utah.edu/~taylor/foundations.html
Anne Roberts, "Basic Logic Concepts," (2005)
http://www.math.utah.edu/%7Earoberts/M3210-1d.pdf
Grader: Spencer Bagley
E-Mail: bagley@math.utah.edu
Grading
Homework: To be assigned weekly.
Homework, due Fridays, will be collected in
class. Papers turned into the grader's mailbox in the
Math mail room (JWB 228) by 3:30 PM Fridays before the
grader leaves will be regarded as being turned in on
time. Homework that is late but not more than one week
late will receive half credit. Homework that is more
than one week late will receive no credit at all.
Exams: On exams you will be allowed to bring a "cheat sheet,"
a single 8.5" x 11" page of notes. Exams will otherwise
be closed book: no calculators, laptops, text messengers,
other notes or books will be allowed.
Midterms: There will be three in-class one-hour midterm exams
on Wednesdays Sept. 17, Oct. 8 and Nov. 12.
Final Exam: Thurs., Dec. 18, 10:30 - 12:30. Half of the final
will be devoted to material covered after the third
midterm exam. The other half will be comprehensive.
Students must take the final to pass the course.
Course grade: Best two of three midterms 40% + HW 30% + final 30%.
Withdrawals: Last day to drop class is Sept.3. Last day to register
is Dec.8. Until Oct.19 you can withdraw from class with
no approval at all. After that date you must petition
your dean's office to be allowed to withdraw.
ADA: The Americans with Disability Act requires that
reasonable accommodations be provided for students
with cognitive, systemic, learning and psychiatric
disabilities. Please contact me at the beginning of
the quarter to discuss any such accommodations you
may require for this course.
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Objectives: To cover the theory of one variable calculus and to
train the student in essentials of the professional
mathematician: logic, proof and how to write a
mathematical argument.
Topics: We shall try to cover the following chapters
Chapter 0 - Sets, Logic, Quantifiers, Functions. (Roberts' notes.)
Chapter 1 - The Real Numbers (Taylor's manuscript.)
Chapter 2 - Sequences
Chapter 3 - Continuous Functions
Chapter 4 - The Derivative
Chapter 5 - The Integral
Chapter 6 - Infinite Series