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Instructor: David Perkinson (schedule)

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Supplemental text:

LaTeX Overleaf pointers

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Week 1: January 25 - 29

To do list for Wednesday.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 1. Supplemental reading: sections 1.4 and 1.5 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz. (Do the reading

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 1. Supplemental reading: Section 2.1 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW1F (overleaf template).

Group problems. Solutions.

Week 2: January 29 - February 2

Reading for Monday, Week 2. Also read Mathematical Writing. Supplemental reading: Sections 2.1 and 2.2 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 2. Supplemental reading: Section 2.3 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz. (The lecture makes reference to the notation \([n]:=\{1,\dots,n\}\), which conflicts with our use of square brackets to denote equivalence classes. Context should make the meaning clear.)

Group problems: Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 2. Supplemental reading: Section 2.3 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW2F, (overleaf template).

Week 3: February 5 - 9

Reading for Monday, Week 3. Supplemental reading: Section 2.4 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 3. Note: This reading is a bit longer then the others. Supplemental reading: Section 2.4 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems: Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 3. Supplemental reading: Example 2.3.10 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW3F, (overleaf template). Here are a few pointers for typesetting functions: typesetting functions.

Group problems: Solutions.

Week 4: February 12 - 16

Exam distributed today (review sheet). No reading or lecture/quiz for today.

Group problems. Solutions.

Exam due by noon today.

No reading or lecture/quiz for today.

Group problems: Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 4. Supplemental reading: Section 2.6 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW4F, (overleaf template).

Group problems: Solutions.

Week 5: February 19 - 23

Reading for Monday, Week 5. Also read Addendum to Friday, Week 4 (more examples of consequences of the field axioms). Supplemental reading: Sections 2.6 and 2.7 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz,

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 5.

Lecture/quiz,

Exam 1 resubmissions due today via Gradescope.

Group problems: Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 5. Supplemental reading: Section 2.7 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW5, (overleaf template).

Group problems. Solutions.

Week 6: February 26 - March 1

Reading for Monday, Week 6. Supplemental reading: Section 3.1 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 6. Supplemental reading: Sections 3.2 and 3.3 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 6. Supplemental reading: Section 3.4 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW6, (overleaf template).

Group problems. Solutions.

Week 7: March 4 - 8

Reading for Monday, Week 7. Supplemental reading: Section 3.5 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 7. Supplemental reading: Start reading chapter 8 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 7. Supplemental reading: Start reading chapter 8 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW7, (overleaf template).

Week 8: March 18 - 22

No reading or lecture/quiz for today.

Exam~2 distributed by noon today (review sheet). [Change: the Exam 2 was distributed at the beginning of Spring Break.]

No reading or lecture/quiz for today.

Group problems. Solutions.

Exam 2 due by noon today.

No reading or lecture/quiz for today.

Related videos: The Mandelbrot Set and Filled Julia Set. For experimentation: Julia set web app.

Group problems. Solutions.

Week 9: March 25 - 29

Reading for Monday, Week 9. Supplemental reading: Theorem 8.4.3 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 9. Supplemental reading: Section 8.6 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 9. Supplemental reading: Sections 8.3, 8.4, 8.7, and 8.8 in Swanson. Recommended reading: Discrete dynamical systems.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW9 (overleaf template).

Week 10: April 1 - 5

Reading for Monday, Week 10. Supplemental reading: Section 9.1 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 10. Supplemental reading: Section 9.2 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Exam 2 resubmissions due today via Gradescope.

Reading for Friday, Week 10. Supplemental reading: Section 9.2 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz.

Turn in: HW10 (overleaf template).

Group problems. Solutions.

Week 11: April 8 - 12

Reading for Monday, Week 11. Supplemental reading: Section 9.2 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Wednesday, Week 11. Supplemental reading: Sections 4.1 and 4.2 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Group problems. Solutions.

Reading for Friday, Week 11. Supplemental reading: Sections 5.1, 6.1, and 6.2 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Group problems. Solutions.

Turn in: HW11F (overleaf template).

Week 12: April 15 - 19

Reading for Monday, Week 12. Supplemental reading: Section 9.3 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Reading for Wednesday, Week 12. Supplemental reading: Sections 9.3 and 9.4 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Reading for Friday, Week 12. Supplemental reading: Sections 6.5 and 9.7 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Turn in: HW12 (overleaf template).

Week 13: April 22 - 26

Reading for Monday, Week 13. Supplemental reading: Sections 6.5 and 9.7 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Reading for Wednesday, Week 13. Supplemental reading: Sections 5.2 and 5.3 in Swanson.

Lecture/quiz

Reading for Friday, Week 13.

Lecture/quiz

Turn in: HW13 (TBD) (overleaf template).

The \(\LaTeX\) document preparation system

- Most will find Overleaf the easiest way to get started. Here is the Overleaf 30 minute tutorial.
- \(\LaTeX\) (getting started in \(\LaTeX\))
- short guide
- Change .pdf to .tex in the URL of (nearly) any pdf file accessed from this page to get the \(\LaTeX\) source code.