Welcome to Discrete Mathematical Reasoning! For course info and policies, please see the syllabus below. For grades, log into Moodle. If you need help or have questions, please contact Prof. Wright.

**Prof. Wright's drop-in hours:** typically Mon. 11am–noon, Tues. 2–3pm, Wed. 9–10am, and Fri. 10–11am in RMS 405. Check Google Calendar for up-to-date availability, or email to schedule an appointment.

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Thursday

September 8

September 8

Introduction

Do the following before next class:

- Complete the Introductory Survey, if you haven't done so already.
- Read the Syllabus (via the tab above), paying special attention to the learning objectives and grading information.
- Read Chapter 1 in the textbook and begin Homework 1, which is due next Thursday.
- Read Section 2.1 in the textbook and complete the preview exercises, distributed in class. The preview exercises are due at the
*beginning*of the next class session!

Do the following before next class:

- Review the problems and solutions from class (posted above).
- Finish Homework 1, which is due on Thursday. Submit your solutions to the Homework 1 assignment on Moodle.
- Begin Homework 2, which is due next Tuesday.
- Read Sections 2.2 and 2.3 in the textbook and complete the preview exercises, distributed in class. The preview exercises are due at the
*beginning*of the next class session!

Do the following before next class:

- Review the problems and solutions from class (posted above).
- Finish Homework 2, which is due on Tuesday. Submit your solutions to the Homework 2 assignment on Moodle.
- Begin Homework 3, which is due next Thursday.
- Read Section 3.1 in the textbook and complete the preview exercises, distributed in class. The preview exercises are due at the
*beginning*of the next class session!

Bonus video: John Urschel-NFL Math Whiz

Do the following before next class:

- Review the problems and solutions from class (posted above).
- Finish Homework 3, which is due on Thursday. Submit your solutions to the Homework 3 assignment on Moodle.
- Begin Homework 4, which is due next Tuesday.
- Read Section 3.2 in the textbook and complete the preview exercises, distributed in class. The preview exercises are due at the
*beginning*of the next class session! - Review conditional statements and truth tables from Chapter 1. Thursday's class will be our first quiz day: quizzes will be on learning objectives L1 and L2 (see the syllabus).

Do the following before next class:

- Review the problems and solutions from class (posted above).
- Finish Homework 4, which is due on Tuesday. Submit your solutions to the Homework 4 assignment on Moodle.
- Begin Homework 5, which is due next Thursday.
- Read Section 4.1 in the textbook and complete the preview exercises, distributed in class. Bring your completed preview exercises to the next class.

*MSCS Tailgate Party: Wednesday, September 28, 4:30–6:30pm in RNS 150 and outside*

Do the following before next class:

- to be determined...

Do the following before next class:

- to be determined...

Tuesday

October 4

October 4

Number Theory and Proofs

Oct. 4: *Math Across the Cannon* featuring Satyan Devadoss colloquium 3:30pm at Carleton; public lecture 7pm in Viking Theater

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- to be determined...

Thursday

October 6

October 6

Sequences, Induction, and Recursion

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- to be determined...

Tuesday

October 11

October 11

Sequences, Induction, and Recursion

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Thursday

October 13

October 13

Sequences, Induction, and Recursion

Enjoy fall break! No class October 18.

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- to be determined...

Thursday

October 20

October 20

Set Theory

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Tuesday

October 25

October 25

Set Theory

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Thursday

October 27

October 27

Functions

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Tuesday

November 1

November 1

Functions

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Thursday

November 3

November 3

Big-O Notation

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Tuesday

November 8

November 8

Big-O Notation

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Thursday

November 10

November 10

Relations

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Tuesday

November 15

November 15

Relations

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Thursday

November 17

November 17

Relations

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- to be determined...

Tuesday

November 22

November 22

Relations

Have a Thanksgiving! No class November 24.

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- to be determined...

Tuesday

November 29

November 29

Counting and Probability

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- to be determined...

Thursday

December 1

December 1

Counting and Probability

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- to be determined...

Tuesday

December 6

December 6

Counting and Probability

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- to be determined...

Thursday

December 8

December 8

Counting and Probability

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- to be determined...

Tuesday

December 13

December 13

Counting and Probability

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Saturday

December 17

December 17

**Final Exam Period 2:00–4:00pm**