These are lecture notes that were used in the Spring 2015 section of Math 300 (honors section). These notes are a work in progress. Suggestions and corrections are very welcome.

Section | Title | Version date |

Section 1 | Introduction:Thinking and communicating about mathematics | 2-2-2015 |

Section 2 | What do mathematicians study and why? | 2-2-2015 |

Section 3 | Communicating mathematics | 2-2-2015 |

Section 4 | Mathematical Scenarios | 2-6-2015 |

Section 5 | Tools from Logic | 2-8-2015 |

Section 6 | First proofs: Elementary set theory | 2-11-2015 |

Section 7 | Proof mechanics: Simplifying the goal | 2-11-2015 |

Section 8 | Using and abusing variables | 2-18-2015 |

Section 9 | Binary relations and binary relationships | 3-29-2015 |

Section 10 | Basic Proofs involving real numbers | 4-3-2015 |

Section 11 | Mathematical Induction | 4-10-2015 |

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Last updated: January 8, 2011