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MATH 2971W : Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
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MATH 3120 : Elementary Number Theory
MATH 3613 : Introduction to Combinatorics
MATH 3740 : Computational Complexity
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
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Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
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Intro - Mathematical Reasoning
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Introduction to the fundamental abstract concepts of modern mathematics; various proof techniques demonstrated using examples from discrete and continuous mathematics. Math 1232 may be taken concurrently; permission of instructor or the departmental undergraduate advisor may substituted for the prerequisite. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement.
As a result of completing this course, students will be able to:
(1) understand profs,
(2) write clear proofs,
(3) determine whether a statement is true or false,
(4) more effectively assess the validity or invalidity of arguments,
(5) be able to use basic proof techniques such as induction and proof by contradiction,
(6) be able to apply basic problem-solving skills to a wide range of problems.
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