Introduction to Proofs and Discrete Mathematics, Fall 2012
Announcements and Advice
Welcome to Math 245!
On the first day of class I will hand out hard copies of all the documents below.
Please be sure to order the textbook "Book of Proof" from amazon.com before class starts.
Files and Links
Course
Math 245-01 Policy
Math 245-01 Syllabus/Calendar
Free PDF of Hammack's
Book of Proof
LaTeX
LaTeX: Why, What, Where, and How?
LaTeX sample document:
PDF Output
and
LaTeX Source
LaTeX is installed on computers in Roop 103 and 115
Milestones
Milestone 1
Homework
,
Quiz
and
Key
Milestone 2
Homework
,
Quiz
and
Key
Milestone 3
Homework
,
Quiz
and
Key
Milestone 4
Homework
,
Quiz
and
Key
The Final Exam is on Wednesday, December 10, from 10:30-12:30
Links
Facebook group for Math 245
JMU Colloquium Schedule (will be updated periodically)
Outlines for
basic proof types
Some nice notes on
how to write proofs
Classic fallacies
(like proving that 1+1=2)
Proof Wiki
xkcd
Why doesn't Laura recognize me?