Please take a gander at Past courses with notes, exams and links.
Our two, free, online texts
(you can freely download the PDFs to your computer)
Main textbook: The Book of Proof (BoP), by Richard Hammack.
Secondarily, we will occasionally use
Transition to Higher Mathematics: Structure and Proof (SaP), by Bob A. Dumas and John E. McCarthy.
Find all x where 33x is mod-114 congruent to 18.
Algorithms in Number Theory (pdf)[you will be responsible just for the Iterated Lightning-bolt part, page 1]
This will help you decide if my teaching-style is the right style for you.
quizzeslink, please have read the binomial/multinomial conventions on page 2, together with Operations on Sets..
Our Teaching Page has useful information for students in all of my classes. It has my schedule, LOR guidelines, and Usually Useful Pamphlets. One of them is the Checklist (pdf) which gives pointers on what I consider to be good mathematical writing. Further information is at our class-archive URL (I email this private URL directly to students).
Quantifiers ∀ and ∃ (“for all” and “there exists”) are like nitroglycerin, in that one little mis-step leads to the whole thing blowing up in your face.
There is no partial credit when it comes to Explosives and Quantifiers.-JLF King
The various Math czars who help out:
we discover to our delight that.
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