MATHEMATICS 300 HOME PAGE

SPRING 2015

Updated May 2, 2015

My course on ** INTRODUCTION TO MATHEMATICAL REASONING**
(Mathematics 300, Sections 03 and 04) meets on
Tuesday and Friday. (Section 03: 2nd period, 10:20 AM-11:40 AM, in
ARC-108, Busch Campus; Section 04: 3rd period, 12:00 PM-1:20 PM, in
SEC-216, Busch Campus.)

- the lecture notes written by the instructor, which will be posted in this Web page. (The notes for Lectures 1 and 2 are already available below.)
- the book
**A Transition to Advanced Mathematics**(seventh edition), by**Douglas Smith, Maurice Eggen, and Richard St. Andre**, oBrooks/Cole Cengage Learning, ISBN-13:978-0-495-56202-3, ISBN-10-0-495-56202-5.

Students should bring printouts of the notes to every lecture.

**INSTRUCTOR'S OFFICE HOURS:**My office hours will be:-
**Tuesday 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.**in my office, Hill 538 **any other time,**by appointment, in my office, Hill 538. (The best way to schedule an appointment is by talking to me, or by sending me e-mail, to sussmann@math.rutgers.edu).

**LECTURES AND EXAMS:**We will have**26 lectures**, on- January 20, 23, 27, 30,
- February 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27,
- March 3, 10, 13, 24, 27, 31,
- April 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 28,
- May 1.

**two midterm exams**, on- Friday, March 6,

- Friday, April 24.

- a
**final exam**.

- Thursday May 7, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM for Section 04,
- Wednesday May 13, 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM, for Section 03.

**A very important note explaning in detail the specifications you must follow for your
homework** is available. Click
*here*.

The list of homework problems for each week will be posted in this page.

Click
*here* for Homework assignment No. 1, due on Tuesday January 27.

- The midterm exams will be worth 38% of the final grade (19% for each midterm).
- The final exam will be worth 38% of the final grade.
- Homework will be worth 18% of the final grade.
- Attendance will be worth 6% of the final grade.

Click
*here* for the notes for Lecture 1.
and
*here* for the notes for Lecture 2.