MATH *2001 Transition to Advanced Mathematics
3 hours; 3 credits
An introduction to mathematical proofs and a transition to advanced mathematics. Elements of mathematical language: basic set theory and logic. Direct proof, proof by contrapositive and proof by contradiction. Counterexample and disproof. Relations. Functions. Mathematical induction. Countable and uncountable sets. Proofs in elementary number theory. Development of the real numbers. Properties of the real number system: order, uncountability, completeness, least upper bound property, and the existence of the limits of Cauchy sequences.
Corequisite: Mathematics *1206
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