- The Art of Mathematics
MA1002: The Art of Mathematics
Last updated 05:00 PM, August 30, 2013.
Science is what we understand well enough to explain to a computer, Art is all the rest.
Donald E. Knuth
Class Hours: Tuesday 4-6pm. Room: RH317.
First class will be on Tuesday, September 3.
Purpose: To introduce students interested in majoring in mathematics to the experience of using rigorous logical and abstraction to study different areas of mathematics.
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 and out of class.
Questions? Please send an email to the instructor.
This is useful for doing proofs:
The rules of arithmetic