- The Art of Mathematics
MA1002: The Art of Mathematics
Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer, Art is all the rest.
Donald E. Knuth
Class Hours: Friday 10-12. Room: TBA.
First class will be on Friday, September 10.
Purpose: To introduce students interested in majoring in mathematics to the experience of doing mathematics using rigorous logical and quantitative reasoning.
Textbook: An introduction to mathematical reasoning: numbers, sets, and functions, by Peter J. Eccles. Cambridge University Press.
Notes on group theory:
Introduction to Group Theory
Also, see Wikipedia article on group theory.
Instructor: Deane Yang, Office: RH305a, Email: dyang at poly dot edu
Grading: Based on worksheets done in class and homework.
Questions? Please send an email to the instructor.
This is useful for doing proofs:
The rules of arithmetic