Date 
Sections 
Homework 
Other
readings 
8/25(R) 
0, 1.11.4 

The Grammar According to West 
8/30(T) 
Irene 

9/1(R) 
1.51.6,
2.12.3 

9/6(T) 
2.42.9 

implies double negative 
9/8(R) 
2.102.11,
7.2 
Homework 2 (tex,
pdf) (due 9/9 F) 
Knights and
Knaves 
9/13(T) 
3.13.2, 4.3 

Notes A 
9/15(R) 
3.23.4 
Homework 3 (tex,
pdf) (due 9/16 F) 

9/20(T) 
3.3.3.4,
4.44.6 


9/22(R) 
4.1, 5.15.4 
Homework
4 (tex, pdf)
(due 9/23 F) 
prime number GreenTao Theorem 
9/27(T) 
11.111.4 

Reductio ad
absurdum Srinivasa Ramanujan 
9/29(R) 
11.5 
Homework 5 (tex, pdf)
(due 9/30 F) 
Putnam
competition Virginia Tech Competition Richard Stanley's seminar 
10/4(T) 
11.6 

divisibility 
10/6(R) 
Exam 1 
review
and sample problems brief solution of sample problems 
Notes
for exam 1 
10/11(T) 
Fall Break 
no class 
Date 
Sections 
Homework 
Other readings 
10/13(R) 
no class 

10/18(T) 
6.16.2  Homework 6 (tex, pdf) (due 10/21 F)  Mathematical
induction Another MI site All horses are the same color paradox 
10/20(R) 
6.3, 6.4  Tower of Hanoi  
10/25(T) 
4.2,8.1,8.2,8.3  Last
digit From Terry Tao's blog 1 From Terry Tao's blog 2 

10/27(R) 
8.4,8.5,8.6 

permutation 
11/1(T) 
9.1,9.2,9.3  Modular
arithmetic Equivalence relation 

11/3(R) 
9.3, 9.4 


11/8(T) 
9.5, 9.6 
Homework 9 (tex, pdf) (due 11/11 F)  
11/10(R) 
9.7,10.1 

cardinal numbers Hilbert's grand hotel 
11/15(T) 
10.1, 10.2  Homework
10 (tex, pdf) (do not turn in) review and sample problems brief solution for sample problems 
Notes
for exam 2 
11/17(R) 
Exam 2 

Georg Cantor 
11/22(T) 
10.2, 10.3  Homework 11 (tex, pdf) (due 11/30 W)  0.999.... 
11/24(R) 
no class 
Thanksgiving 
continuum hypothesis 
11/29(T) 
10.4,10.5 

Bernstein–Schroeder
theorem spacefilling curve 
12/1(R) 
Review for exam 
Final
Notes 

12/13(T) 
