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Spring 2018
May 27, 2020
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MATH 200 - Intro to Proof/Prob-Solving
This course will introduce different methods for constructing simple proofs, including backward/forward proofs, contradiction, contraposition, and induction. The students will apply these methods to a variety of areas of mathematics, including simple number theory, relations, calculus concepts, and a study of infinity. This course is required for Math Majors and is a prerequisite for many upper level courses. Fall and Spring. 

Textbook: Introduction to Proof: Concepts and Techniques by James Sandefur, 2014. This is an electronic textbook that will be available for free online to all registered students. Earlier versions of this textbook will not work.
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: B or better in 036 or department approval.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours
0.000 Lab hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Mathematics Department

Course Attributes:
SFS/IECO Supporting Courses

MATH 036

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