### Prof. C. Ward Henson

Assignments are listed in reverse time order.

Final exam: 8-11am Thurs. 12/18 in 141 Altgeld.

Problem session for the final exam: 5:00 Wed. 12/17 in 141 Altgeld.

Special office hours before the final exam: Tues. 12/16 at 4:30; Wed. 12/17 at 11:30.

Problems for Chapter 15: # 8, 10, 13, 20, 21, 24, 28.

Classes 42 and 43 (M 12/8 and W 12/10): cover the indicated parts of Chapter 15.

Read next, in Chapter 15: pages 294-298 plus Theorems 15.19 and 15.26.  Most of this will be discussed in class; however, you should read and check the following results on your own: 15.9, 15.12, 15.13, 15.16.

In class Wednesday 12/10: hand in solutions to 14.10b, 14.33, and 14.50.

Even more problems for Chapter 14 (on infinite series): # 10b, 33, 44, 50, 51, 52.

More problems for Chapter 14 (on the Cauchy criterion, etc): # 13, 28a, 29; also 30 and 31.

Classes 39, 40, and 41 (M 12/1, W 12/3, and F 11/5): cover the rest of Chapter 14.

In class Wednesday 12/3 (after Thanksgiving vacation): hand in solutions to 14.9, 14.13, and 14.21.

Class 38 (F 11/21): went over solutions to problems on Exam #4.

cover pages 276-279 in Chapter 14.

Class 37
(W 11/19): 100 point exam on Chapters 6, 7, 13 and the start of 14.  (The specific pages are: all of 6, 139-149 in 7, 256-263 in 13, and 272-275 in 14.)

Problem session Tuesday 11/18 at 5:00 in room 145 Altgeld.

Class 36 (M 11/17): practice problems for Exam #4.

Problems for Chapter 14: # 9, 10a, 17, 21; also try 19.

Class 35 (F 11/14): cover pages 272-275, Chapter 14.

Classes 32, 33, and 34 (F 11/7, M 11/10, and W 11/12): cover pages 256-263, Chapter 13.

In class Wednesday 11/12: hand in solutions to 13.23, 13.26, and 13.32.

Problems for Chapter 13: # 19&21, 23, 25&26&27, 30, 32.

Read pages 256-263 in Chapter 13 next (for F 11/5 and beyond).

In class Wednesday 11/5: hand in solutions to 6.61, 7.12, and 7.17.  (For 6.61, consider the ideal of all polynomials over R in variables x,y whose constant term is 0.)

Problems for Chapter 7: # 11, 12, 13, 14; 6, 8, 17, 32; 16, 21, 45.

Classes 30 and 31 (M 11/3 and W 11/5): cover Chapter 7.

In class Wednesday 10/29: hand in solutions to 6.56b, 6.63, and 6.64.

Polynomial problems for Chapter 6: # 56, 57, 58, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65.

Classes 26, 27, 28, and 29 (F 10/24, M 10/27, W 10/29, and F 10/31): cover pages 131-134.

Read pages 55, 59, and 131-134 (on polynomials), to be covered F 10/24, M 10/27, and W 10/29.

Class 25
(W 10/22): 50-point Exam on Chapters 4, 5, and the first half of 6.

Problem session Tuesday 10/21 at 5:00 in room 145 Altgeld Hall.

More problems for Chapter 6: # 24, 29, 37, 47.

Class 24 (M 10/20): practice problems for Exam #3.

Problems for Chapter 6: # 4, 17, 18, 22, 28, 30, 46, 50a.

Classes 21, 22, and 23
(M 10/13, W 10/15, and F 10/17): cover pages 124-131 in Chapter 6; we will cover the rest of Chapter 6 after Exam #3.

In class Wednesday 10/15: hand in solutions to 5.33, 5.36, and 5.38.

Read pages 124-131 in Chapter 6.

Problems for Chapter 5: # 15, 16, 27, 30, 33, 36, 37, 38, 46.

Classes 19 and 20 (W 10/8 and F 10/10): cover most of Chapter 5.

In class Wednesday 10/8: hand in solutions to 4.20ab, 4.45, and 4.51.

More problems for Chapter 4: # 20, 30, 48, 49, 50, 51.

Read the handout giving more details of the proof of Schroeder-Bernstein than are explicitly given in the text.

Classes 17 and 18 (F 10/3 and M 10/6): finish Chapter 4 -- bijections between infinite sets and the Schroeder-Bernstein Theorem.

Class 16 (W 10/1): 100-point Exam on Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Problem session Tuesday 9/30 at 5:00 in room 145 Altgeld.

Class 15 (M 9/29): practice problems for Exam #2.

Problems for Chapter 4: (for classes 12 and 13) # 22, 25abc, 27, 34, 35, 36, 37; (for classes 13 and 14)  # 21, 45, 46.

In class Wednesday, 9/24: hand in solutions to 3.11, 3.33, and 3.57.

Classes 12, 13, 14 (M 9/22, W 9/24, and F 9/26): begin covering Chapter 4 (plus two classes after Exam #2).

Read Chapter 4 next; pages 80-87 will be discussed in the next three classes, and pages 88-89 will be covered after Exam #2.

Additional problems for Chapter 3: # 55, 56, 57.

Class 11 (F 9/19): finish Chapter 3.

Class 10 (W 9/17): 50-point Exam on Chapters 1, 2, and 3.

Problem session Tuesday 9/16 at 5:00 in room 143 Altgeld.

Class 9 (M 9/15): practice problems for Exam #1.

Problems for Chapter 3: # 4, 6, 11, 17, 18, 22, 33, 41, 47, 49ac, and 3 exercises on the handout (items 8, 9, and 13).

Classes 7 and 8 (Wed 9/10 and Fri 9/12): Chapter 3; see also the handout on properties of N.

In class Wednesday, 9/10: hand in solutions to 2.4abcd, 2.28ab.

Problems for Chapter 2: # 3, 4abcd, 10, 28, 29, 38.

In Chapter 2, we emphasize the material concerning quantifiers and connectives, how to negate mathematical statements, and how to organize proofs of implications and equivalences.

Classes 5 and 6 (Fri 9/5 and M 9/8): Chapter 2.

In class Wednesday, 9/3: hand in solutions to problems # 1.46a and # 4, 6 on the handout.

Problems for Chapter 1: # 27, 28, 29, 39, 46ab, and the handout on elementary inequalities.

Read Chapter 1, especially pages 1-5 and 15-18  (basic algebraic and order properties of the real number system).

Classes 1 through 4 (M 8/25 through W 9/3): Chapter 1.