Course Description. An introduction to set theory, logic, and methods of proof. Functions and their applications are also covered.
Prerequisites: MATH 241
Required Reading / Textbook:
Smith, Eggen, St. Andre, “A Transition to Advanced Mathematics” 7th edition
To introduce students to the basic ideas of logic, set theory, relations, and functions that are necessary for the study of advanced mathematical topics. Students will be introduced to the investigation, developing, conjecturing and proving or disproving of mathematical results. Students will be given the reasoning techniques and language tools necessary for constructing well-written arguments.
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