Instructor: Dr. Corbett Redden. Life Sciences 237. Corbett [dot] Redden [att] liu [dot] edu. Phone 516-299-3487.
Office Hours: Monday 3:00p - 4:45p or by appointment
Course webpage: http://myweb.liu.edu/~dredden/511f15/
Textbook: Set Theory and Related Topics (Schaum's Outlines) by Seymour Lipschutz. McGraw Hill, 1998.
Class Meeting: Monday 5:00p - 7:40p. Life Sciences 143.
Tests: There will be 2 in-class tests, and they will be announced at least two weeks in advance. Each test comprises 20% of your final grade.
Homework/Participation: Homework will be assigned each class, and I will check it at the beginning of the next week's class. A score will be assigned based upon the perceived effort and correctness of your homework, together with your participation/attendance for that week. The lowest two scores will be dropped, and the total score will comprise 30% of your grade.
Final Exam: At the end of the semester, there will be a final cumulative exam worth 30% of your grade. This will occur during the regularly scheduled class time on Monday, December 21.
Course Outline: The course will basically cover Chapters 1, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8.
Description from Catalog: This course covers sets, Cartesian products, relations, functions, binary operations, finite and infinite cardinal numbers and its application to the development of mathematical systems. (3 credits)
|Sept 21||Last day to add/drop or late register|
|Oct 12||No classes (Columbus Day)|
|Oct 13||Monday classes meet|
|Nov 6||Last day to opt for P/F or withdraw|
|Dec 7||Last regular class|
|Dec 14||Review/Makeup class|
|Dec 21||Final Exam|