Associate Professor and
Distinguished Teaching Professor
Department of Mathematics
The University of Texas at Arlington

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January 2013 
Monday Wednesday Friday

14

First class 

16 

CP due:
Review the course syllabus.  

Finish Activity 5 

Study p. 3 – 7, up to Working Negations.  
p. 7:  Exercise after Example 3 

18

CP due:
Study p. 7--9.  

Work out Activity 35 from website
p. 10: #4f, 5b
p. 8:  Exercise after Example 4  

21

No class

 

23 

CP due:
p. 10: #6a,b,c
p. 11: #7a,b,c 

25 

CP due:

Study p. 12—15 

p. 19: #10c,d
28 

CP due:

Study p. 13—17
p. 18: #2
p. 20: #11b,c,e
p. 21: #14b,e,g 

 

30 

CP due:
p. 18: #3
Study  p. 22—24
p. 30—31: #3, 4  

 

February 2013  
Monday Wednesday Friday
   

1

Hand out Team HW 1

CP due:
Study p. 24--28
Parts 1,2,5,6,7,9 of Activity 38 on web
Part 1 of Activity 37
 



Test 1


CP due:
p. 31, 6 and 8

Keep working on Team HW 1

CP:
Keep working on Team HW 1.
Get a head start on CP for Monday.

11 

Team HW 1 due
CP due:
Study Section 1.4, p. 34--40
p. 41: #4(a,b,e,f), 5(b,d), 7a


 

13 

CP due:
Study the proofs in handout from 2/11
Write up 2-column proofs for the two
problems in the handout.

15

CP due:
Write a 2-column proof of 4c, p. 71 
Make corrections to Test 1 and HW1
and bring them to class to discuss.

18

Test 2
 

20

CP due:
Write a 2-column proof of 4d, p. 71 


22

Hand out Team HW 2

CP due:
Write solutions, with explanations, to
all problems on Tests 1 and 2 and
HW 1.

25 

CP due:
Either write a 2-column proof or give a
counterexample: p. 41, 5a and 5f.
27 

CP due:
True or False?  Prove your answer:
p. 41, 5a with the equal sign replaced
by "not equal to". 
Study p. 43--45.
Do the exercise in middle of p. 44.
p. 49: 6a,c,d.  Prove your answers.
 
March 2013  
Monday Wednesday Friday
   

1

CP due:
Study p. 63--66.
p. 70--71: 3b,c and 5d,e



Team HW 2 due



CP due:
Study p. 51--54.
p. 57--58: 4a,b,c; 6a,b,c; 9a
Study p. 74-- top of p. 75
p. 79: 3a,c,f

8

CP due:
Make corrections to HW 2.

11

Spring Break 
13 

Spring Break 

15 

Spring Break 

18 

Test 3

20 

CP due:
Study p. 75--78.
p. 79: 4c,d,f,g; 6a

22 

Hand out Team HW 3 

CP due:
Study p. 67--70.
p. 71--72: 8d,e; 11d

25 

Continue work on HW 3.
No CP due today.
27 

Continue work on HW 3.
No CP due today.

29 

Team HW 3 due
Last day to drop a class

April 2013  
Monday Wednesday  Friday



CP due:
Study p. 81--88.
p. 89--90: 3e,g,h
p. 90: 4e,g



CP due:
Make corrections to HW 3.

5

Test 4



No CP due today.
Hand out Team HW 4

10 

CP due:
Prove that for all natural numbers n,
n^3 - n is divisible by six. 
Give a 2-column proof by induction.

12

CP due:
p. 103: 3i, 4b
Write 2-column proofs by induction.

15

Team HW 4 due

17

CP due:
Prove that if f: A --> B and g: B --> C
are injective functions, then the
the composition g o f : A --> C is
injective. 

19

CP due:
p. 131: 8a,c,e

Prove that if f: A --> B and g: B --> C
are surjective functions, then the
the composition g o f : A --> C is
surjective. 

22

Test 5
24

No CP due today.

26

CP due:
Study p. 134--135 and p. 147--152.
p. 153: 3, 13, 14a,b,c,d, 15


29

CP due:
Problems 1, 3, and 17 from the
review sheet
   
May 2013  
Monday Wednesday  Friday
  1

CP due:
Problems 6, 11, and 13 from the
review sheet

3

Last class

CP due:
Problems 5, 7, and 15 from the
review sheet

6

8

Final Exam 8 -- 10:30 AM