Math 3345  Foundations of Higher Mathematics
(Autumn 2017)
Course syllabus
(Correction to the syllabus: This course website will be used instead of Carmen.)
Daily calendar
Inclass exercises for 8/28/2017 (includes Homework #1)
List of some useful tautologies
Homework #2 (due Wednesday, September 13):
p. 28 #1 (g)(k) only
p. 31 #7
p. 35 #10
p. 36 #13
p. 37 #14 (g) and (h) only
Homework #3 (due Wednesday, September 20):
p. 41 #3
p. 43 #8 (b) and (c) [You may use part (a) without proving it.]
p. 44 #10 (b) and (d)
p. 45 #12 [You may assume that pi is irrational.]
p. 46 #13 (a) and (b)
p. 47 #16
Homework #4 (due Wednesday, September 27):
p. 49 #17, 20, 21
p. 51 #26
p. 52 #27
Homework #5 (due Wednesday, October 4)
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Review problems for Midterm 1
Homework #6 (due Wednesday, October 18)
p. 61 #5
p. 62 #6, 7, 8
p. 66 #12
p. 71 #22
p. 74 #1 [We already discussed this method in class. Review pp. 7274 if needed.]
Additional problem: Use the binomial series (see p. 69) to estimate 4/3 raised to the 3/4 power. (Show how to do this to two decimal places without a calculator.)
Homework #7 (due Wednesday, October 25)
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Homework #8 (due Wednesday, November 1)
[PDF file includes inclass exercises for Wednesday, October 25]
Homework #9 (due Wednesday, November 8)
p. 118 #33 (e) and (f)
p. 122 #3
p. 123 #5
p. 124 #9
p. 125 #10
p. 127 #15
Homework #10 (due Wednesday, November 15*)
p. 133 #2
p. 137 #12
p. 139 #18
p. 140 #23
*If you prefer, you may turn in this assignment on Friday, November 17 (without any late penalty)
Review problems for Midterm 2
The next homework assignment will be assigned after Thanksgiving break (due the last week of class).
