## Spring 2009 Math 320, Section 2 Information

** Contact Information: **Lawrence Roberts

A345 Wells Hall

{instructor's first name} {at} math {dot} msu {dot} edu

** Office Hours: **

M 10:00 - 11:00 am

W 1:30 - 2:30 pm

F 2:00 - 3:00 pm

If you cannot make these times, please send me an email and we can make an appointment.

** Note: ** The links to solutions below have been disabled. If you were in the class and wish to havea copy of some solutions please e-mail me.

The syllabus can be found at Math 320, Section 2: Syllabus (in pdf)

Here are some useful resources for how to write proofs:

** Monday, January 12:** Introductory meeting

** Wednesday, January 14:** For friday, read section 1.2 in the book. Look at section 1.1, and try the first homework assignment (due Wednesday, January 21)

** Friday, January 16:** For Wednesday, read section 1.3 in the book (this is a very important section, so take some time with it).

**Homework (also due Wednesday, January 21) ** section 1.2 do problems 3, 5, 6, 11 (useinduction). It would be a good idea to look at all the problems, but these are the ones to turn in.

** Wednesday, January 21:** For friday start reading 1.4 (you can stop at "Countable and uncouncoutable sets").**Homework (due Wednesday, January 28)** This is all the homework that will be due, but, as usual, you should also look at the unassigned problems!- Section 1.3: 2, 4, 6, 7
- Section 1.4: 4, 5, 7, 9

For section 1.4, problem number 7 you do not need to give a full proof, just explain whythe result is true.

** Friday, January 23:** Continue reading 1.4. The homework solutions for the homework turned in this past Wednesday are available at Solutions to homework 1

** Wednesday, January 28: ** Read section 2.2 (you can read section 2.1 as well, but we'll not be coveringit for a bit.) Pay close attention to the examples. This is what we'll discuss on Friday. The homework solutions for the homework turned in today are available at Solutions to homework 2**Homework (due Wednesday, February 4)** This is all the homework that will be due, but, as usual, you should also look at the unassigned problems!- Section 2.2: 1, 3, 6, 8
- Section 2.3: 4, 6, 7, 8

** Friday, January 30:** Continue reading 2.2, begin reading 2.3.

** Wednesday, February 4:** We will read 2.4, 2.5, and a bit of 2.6 this week. The monotone convergence theorem is in 2.4**Homework (due Wednesday, February 11)** - Section 2.4: 2, 4
- Section 2.5: 1, 3, 4
- Section 2.6: 1, 4

** Friday, February 6th:** Read 2.6 for Monday. The solutions to the last homework are now available: Solutions to homework 3

** Monday, February 9th:** Read pgs 51 (defn 2.4.3) - 54, and begin section 2.7 for wednesday.

** Wednesday, February 11th:** **Homework (due Wednesday, February 18)** - Section 2.7: 1, 4, 5, 9, 10

** Wednesday, February 18th:** **Homework (due Wednesday, February 25)** Look at 3.1, 3.2 (we'll spend several days on 3.2) - Section 3.2: 2, 3, 7, 9, 11, 13

**Homework Solutions:** ** Wednesday, February 25th:** Homework solutions for the homework due today:The topics for review for next week's exam:** Friday, February 27th:** On Monday we will discuss the problems below alongwith any other questions you may have. Note that the problems are not an exhaustivelist of the possible problems.** Monday, March 2nd:** ** Wednesday, Match 18th:** **Homework (due Wednesday, March 25)** Look at 4.2 for Friday- Section 3.3: 4, 5 (problem 6 is an interesting problem, but will not be collected)
- Section 3.4: 7, 8 (ignore any questions involving "perfect" sets)
- Section 4.2: 1, 6, 8

** Wednesday, March 25:** Homework solutions for the homework due today:**Homework (due Wednesday, April 1)** - Section 4.3: 2, 3, 8
- Section 4.4: 2, 6

** Wednesday, April 1:** Homework solutions for the homework will be posted on Friday!**Homework (due Wednesday, April 8)** - Section 4.5: 3, 4, 7
- Section 5.2: 2, 3, 5

** Wednesday, April 8:** Homework solutions for the homework due today:**Homework (due Wednesday, April 15)** - Section 5.3: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8

** Wednesday, April 15:** Homework solutions for the homework due today:**Homework (due Wednesday, April 22)** - Section 6.2: 3, 5, 11
- Section 6.3: 2, 3

** Wednesday, April 22:** Homework solutions for the homework due today:**Homework (due Wednesday, April 29)** - Section 6.4: 3, 5
- Section 6.5: 1, 9

**Note:** I will drop the two lowest homework scores when computingthe homework portion of the grade.

** Wednesday, April 29:** Homework solutions for the homework due today: