MAT 261 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics

Fall 2018

Instructor Office Office Hours Email
Andrew Knightly Neville 424 Mon 10-11, Wed 2-3, Fri 1-2, or by drop-in or appointment knightly@math.umaine.edu
Class Meeting Time:
MWF 9:00-9:50 AM in 133 Barrows Hall.
Grading:
HW 40%, Exams 50%, Class Participation 10%.
Webwork
HW 1
HW 2
HW 3
HW 4
HW 5
HW 6
HW 7
HW 8
HW 9
HW10
HW11
Textbook:
Book of Proof by Richard Hammack.
(Free pdf required; cheap paperback recommended)
Final Exam:
Wed. 12/19 from 12:15-2:15 pm.

Miscellaneous links:
Kaplansky’s proof of the Schröder-Bernstein theorem
Great internet Mersenne prime search
The Hilbert Hotel
Counting past infinity
Math with bad drawings
Peano axioms for natural numbers
Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory
Harry Potter and the set of all sets that do not contain themselves