MATH 266
Principles of Mathematics
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News
The class is over.
Handouts
Practice problems for the Final Exam
The modular arithmetic handout in class is two sections from Bruce Ikenaga's number theory notes. He also has a section on the RSA public key algorithm. The sections are:
Some sample questions for Exam 2 from class on Monday 11/2.
A handout on divisibility problems.
A handout on propositional calculus.
General Information
 Course: Math 26602 Principles of Mathematics
 Meets: MWF 10:0010:50 in Ritter 200.
 Instructor: Dr. Bryan Clair
 Syllabus: syllabus.pdf
 Textbook: D. Smith, M. Eggen, R. St. Andre, A Transition to Advanced Mathematics (6ed).
Homework Assignments
 1. Due Friday, 9/4:

Ch 1.1 # 5, 7, 8d, 12
Ch 1.2 # 8bcfi, 9, 10, 11
Problem A & B
(PDF Version)
 2*. Due Wednesday, 9/9
 Do problems 1.4 # 7g, 7j. Each on a separate sheet. You'll be giving
these to a classmate for critique.
 2. Due Friday, 9/18
 Ch 1.4 # 7dhi, 6b, 8, 9a
Ch 1.5 # 3dh, 7a, 11
Ch 1.3 # 7, 10
Ch 1.6 # 1dh, 2a, 4, 5bde
Ch 1.7 # 3
Problem A.
Also, attach your critique of your classmate's work on 1.4#7gj.
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 3. Due Friday, 10/2
 Ch 2.1 # 5, 8, 11, 14
Ch 2.2 # 10af, 11abc, 12c, 13b, 14bc, 15
Ch 2.3 # 5b, 9, 11c, 13
Problems A, B, C.
(PDF Version)
 4. Due Friday, 10/16
 Ch 2.4 # 8cdikstu, 9bf, 13
Ch 2.5 # 3a, 4, 9, 12, 14b
 5. Due Friday, 10/30
 Ch 1.7 # 9ab, 11af. Note: #8 in this chapter is not due, but is an important exercise.
Ch 2.5 # 5b
Ch 3.1 # 11abce
Ch 3.2 # 2, 4cfj, 8, 9, 13, 15
 6. Due Friday, 11/13
 Modular arithmetic problems on a handout.
 7. Due Monday, 11/30
 Ch 4.2 # 14fh, 15be
Ch 4.3 # 4, 6, 8, 10, 13
Ch 4.4 # 10, 11ac, 12, 14abc, 17