Brendan W. Sullivan: Summer 2011 II
21-127 Concepts of Mathematics
Instructor: Brendan Sullivan
Email: bwsulliv AT andrew DOT cmu DOT edu
Office: Wean Hall 7104
Office hours: MTWRF 10:30-11:00ish am, MR 2:00-3:30 pm, W 4:00-5:00 pm
Lectures: MTWRF 9:00-10:20 am, Scaife Hall 214
Grader: Will Gunther (wgunther AT andrew DOT cmu DOT edu), Wean 6211, Office Hours: T 2:00-3:30 pm
Additional handouts of required reading will be provided by the instructor. (see below)
Text: Mathematical Thinking: Problem-Solving and Proofs; 2nd edition, by D'Angelo and West.
It is published by Prentice-Hall and is available at the bookstore.
Course websites: This one here, and Blackboard for grade-recording purposes
Homework: Follow this link here for homework assignments and solutions.
Note: any materials here should not be distributed to anyone not currently taking this course. Thank you!
Links: Follow this link here for a list of websites that are interesting and/or relevant to this course, the textbook, CMU, and math in general.
Exams: There will be three in-class exams on the following dates:
Exam 1: Friday, July 8
Exam 2: Friday, July 22
Exam 3: Friday, August 5
Grading: Your course grade will be determined as follows:
and by A=90-100%, B=80-89%, C=70-79%, D=60-69%, R=0-59%. The minimum requirement for a letter grade may be lowered at my discretion, but it will certainly not be raised.