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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Mathematics (MATH)
MATH
2971W
Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning
Intro - Mathematical Reasoning
Fall 2017
3
Course Type
Lecture
Seminar
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MATH 1232
Corequisites

80

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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.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:
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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