• Monday August 25 :

 Math 187: 1,2 2.1, 2.2, 2.6, 2.7, 2.8 (this is the really meaty question in this assignment: think!), 2.9a (you are welcome to do part b if you know how) Math 301: 1.1(1.6) Assignment I: 1.1:3,4,11,12,17,18; 1.2: 1-4,11,13,14,15,16,19,20; 1.3: 5,6,11,12,15-18,27,28; 1.6: 3,4,6,7,11-13

• Tuesday August 26 :

 Math 187: 2,3 Math 301: 1.2

• Wednesday August 27 :

 Math 187: 3 3.1-5, 3.6, 3.9 Math 301: 1.2(1.6)

• Friday August 29 :

last day to add without instructor permission

 Math 187: 4 Section 2 homework due Math 301: 1.3

• Monday September 1 :

Labor Day, school not in session

 Math 187: no class Math 301: no class

• Tuesday September 2 :

 Math 187: 4 4.2,4.4,4.5,4.7,4.8,4.10,4.14,4.15 Section 3 homework due Math 301: 1.3(1.6) Assignment II: 1.4: 9,10,11-12,17-20,23,24,25,26; 1.5: 1,4,5,6,9-11,13,14,19-22,23-25,35,36.

• Wednesday September 3 :

 Math 187: 5 5.2,5.3,5.4,5.5,5.7 Math 301: 1.4 Assignment I due

• Friday September 5 :

 Math 187: 6 Section 4 homework due Math 301: 1.4(1.6)

• Monday September 8 :

 Math 187: 6 6.2,6.3,6.4,6.8,6.9.6.11be,6.16,6.18,6.19 Section 5 homework due Math 301: 1.5

• Tuesday September 9 :

 Math 187: 10 10.1acegi, 10.2acegi, 10.4aceg, 10.5aceg. This is the last section covered on Test I. Math 301: 1.7 this is the last section covered on test I. see the draft of assignment iii below for some 1.7 problems to work on.

• Wednesday September 10 :

 Math 187: 7 Section 6 homework due Math 301: 1.8(1.10) Assignment II due

• Friday September 12 :

 Math 187: Test I Math 301: Test I

• Monday September 15 :

 Math 187: 7,8 7.1,7.5,7.6,7.9,7.12.7.13,7.14; 8.1,8.4,8.5,8.7,8.9 Section 1.10 homework due Math 301: 1.9(2.1) Assignment III 1.7: 1-8. 11-14, 15-17, 27,28. 1.8: 3,6,9,12, 13,16, 17,19,20,24,26,27; 1.9: 3,4,6,7,8,11,12,17,22,31,32,35,36; 1.10: 1,4,11,12; 2.1: 1-6,9,10,22,23,24,26; 2.2: 1,3,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 (what do you need to do to show that there is exactly one solution?), 21,22,29-32. Final version, cut out a few probs in 1.8 and 1.9.

• Tuesday September 16 :

 Math 187: 9 9.1,9.2,9.3,9.4,9.6,9.9 Math 301: extra chapter 1 day or lab

• Wednesday September 17 :

 Math 187: 9,11 Sections 7 and 8 homework due Math 301: 2.2

• Friday September 19 :

 Math 187: 11 11.1,3,5,8,9,13,16,17,19,22,23 Math 301: 2.2

• Monday September 22 :

 Math 187: 13 Section 9 homework due Math 301: 2.3

• Tuesday September 23 :

 Math 187: 14 13.1,13.2,13.6,13.9,13.10 (a real formal proof),13.12,13.13 Section 11 homework due Math 301: 2.3 Assignment IV: section 2.3: 2,4,6,8 (2-8 without calculator), 11,12,21,22,27,28,31,32; section 2.4: 5-8; section 2.5: 1-4, 11, 12 (by hand), 15, 16 (however you like). 2.8: 5-8,15-18,23,24. 2.7 moved forward to assignment V: note that 2.7 and probably 2.9 will be on exam. Assignment III due

• Wednesday September 24 :

 Math 187: 14 14.1,14.4 (I might give this away),14.5,14.6 (there is a standard way to prove that two sets are equal: use it),14.11,14.12,14.13. Math 301: 2.4/5

• Friday September 26 :

 Math 187: 53-55 (partial orders) Math 301: class cancelled

• Monday September 29 :

 Math 187: 15 Section 15: 15.1, 15.2, 15.4, 15.7, 15.8, 15.11, 15.12, 15.13. Section 13 due Math 301: 2.5/2.7

• Tuesday September 30 :

 Math 187: 16 16: 16.2, 16.3, 16.4, 16.6 (this is quite hard and requires careful attention), 16.10, 16.14, 16.27 (look at 16.28; we will do this in class) Math 301: 2.8

• Wednesday October 1 :

 Math 187: 16 Math 301: 2.9

• Friday October 3 :

drop deadline: petitions to drop after this date are generally unsuccessful.

 Math 187: 18 18: I'm going to give out a worksheet from another book. Sections 14 and 15 collected; sorry about delay Math 301: Test II delayed extra chapter 2 day or lab Assignment V: 2.7: 3-8,11,12,17-20; 2.9: 2,5,6,11-14,17,18,29,30; 3.1:3,4,9,10,17,18,20,21,43,44; 3.2: 5,8,11,12 (in 5-12 you are not using rref), 15,19,21,22,24,25,27,28,31,32; 3.3:5,6,7,8,11,12,19,22,23,24. This is the final form of the assignment.

• Monday October 6 :

 Math 187: 17 Math 301: 3.1 Assignment IV due

• Tuesday October 7 :

 Math 187: extra word problem day Section 16 due Math 301: 3.2

• Wednesday October 8 :

 Math 187: Test II rescheduled to Wed: will cover up to section 18 Math 301: Test II rescheduled (will cover up to 2.9)

• Friday October 10 :

 Math 187: 19 Section 18 due Math 301: 3.3

• Monday October 13 :

 Math 187: 20,21 19: 19.1,19.2,19.4,19.6,19.8,19.10,19.11 (this was in the file on my computer; I don't know why it didnt get updated...note due date extension) Math 301: extra chapter 3 day or lab

• Tuesday October 14 :

 Math 187: 20,21 Math 301: 4.1

• Wednesday October 15 :

 Math 187: 20,21 second counting problem worksheet due Math 301: 4.1

• Friday October 17 :

 Math 187: slow 20 (you may use math induction for section 20 problems): 20.3,20.4,20.5,20.6 (I will say something about Fibonacci numbers Friday); 21: 21.3ac, 21.4ac, 21.5, 21.8de. Extended due date is to give you extra time to think: dont put off starting the assignment! Section 19 due Math 301: 4.2 Assignment VI: 4.1: 1,2,5,6,10-11,13,14,16,17,20,26,27,32,33; 4.2: 7,10,25,26,29,30,31,32,34,36; 4.3: 13,14,15,20,21,22,23,26,31-34; 4.4: 3,4,7-10,11-14,17,21,27,28,31,32,35,36 Assignment V due.

• Monday October 20 :

 Math 187: slow Math 301: 4.2

• Tuesday October 21 :

 Math 187: 22 Section 22: 22.1ace, 22.2 aeikmo, 22.16 (in 22.16 you get full credit for computing a few terms of the sequence in each part, but it would be a good idea to see if you can guess a formula) Math 301: \$

• Wednesday October 22 :

 Math 187: 23 Section 23: 23.1 (acegi graded, so you can ask about the others), 23.2, 23.3, 23.4, 23.5, 23.6, 23.9 Math 301: 4.3

• Friday October 24 :

 Math 187: 25 Section 25: 25.1 acegi, 25.4 (work out what these are for a small finite set and you will see the answer), 25.7, 25.9 (I'll do one part of this in class), 25.10. Sections 20/21 due Math 301: 4.4

• Monday October 27 :

 Math 187: 24 Section 22 due Math 301: 4.4 Assignment VII: 4.5: 1-4, 11, 12, 13,14,17,18,21-24, 27,28; 4.6: 3,4,5-8,13,16,19-22,27,30; 4.7: 1-4, 7,8, 13,14, 19 [17 and 18 look interesting if you feel daring; the information you need for 17 is in 4.5 problem 34]; 4.9: 3,4,5,7,8,13,14,18. Assignment VI due

• Tuesday October 28 :

I will be out of town: subs will take classes

 Math 187: 24/functions overflow Section 24: 24.1, 24.2, 24.3, 24.4, 24.7, 24.9, 24.10 Math 301: 4.5

• Wednesday October 29 :

I will be out of town: subs will take classes

 Math 187: 34 Section 34: 34.1, 34.2, 34.4. Math 301: 4.6

• Friday October 31 :

Happy Halloween! I will be back: tests delayed till Wednesday so you get more feedback before they happen...

 Math 187: 35 Section 35: 35.1, 35.2, 35.11, 35.12, 35.16, 35.18, 35.19 Sections 23, 25 due Math 301: 4.7

• Monday November 3 :

 Math 187: 35 Section 24 due Math 301: 4.8

• Tuesday November 4 :

be sure to vote!

 Math 187: 36 Sections 34 due. Math 301: 4.9

• Wednesday November 5 :

remember, remember (why?)

 Math 187: Test III (no one complained; do NOT stay up late watching the election!) up to sections 24 and 25 Math 301: Test III (no one complained; don't stay up too late watching the election!) up to section 4.6

• Friday November 7 :

 Math 187: 36 Section 34 due Math 301: extra chapter 4 day or lab

• Monday November 10 :

 Math 187: 37 Note I put in Chinese Remainder Section 36: 36.2, 36.3, 36.4 (in 36.3 and 36.4 you should find answers by searching; in 36.2 you could find them algebraically), 36.12ac, 36.13, 36.14b (you may use a dumb calculator); section 37: 37.1, 37.3, 37.7 (you can use the method of 37.6 in 37.7 if you like but you dont have to) Section 35 due Math 301: 5.1

• Tuesday November 11 :

Armistice Day: what happened on November 11, and when?

 Math 187: 38 Math 301: 5.2

• Wednesday November 12 :

 Math 187: 39 Section 38: 38.1, 38.2, 38.7 (look at the discussion of how many divisions are needed for the Euclidean algorithm in section 35; I'll discuss this on request); 38.13 (list the factors and use the formula for the sum of a geometric series); 38.14; 38.20 (believe it or not, this is easy: start with log_2(3) = a/b and use facts about logs and exponents to get to a statement about integers which is impossible because of unique prime factorizations) This assignment is a whole selection of “thinking” questions. Don't hesitate to ask me about them – after you have tried thinking about them! Math 301: 5.3 Assignment VIII: 5.1: 3-14, 19 (it is not quite *no* calculation: but there is an obvious eigenvector),21,22,23,25,27,31,32,35,36; 5.2: 5-12, 15,16 (in 15 and 16 it is easy to find the eigenvalues; go ahead and find the eigenspaces for each eigenvalue too), 19, 21,22,24,25,27;5.3: 1,4,5,6,11-16; 5.4: 2-5,11-14,19-22,30,31 (the last two are definitely calculator work); 5.5: 1-4, 7-10, 13-16,23-24.26 Assignment VII due

• Friday November 14 :

 Math 187: 39 Sections 36 and 37 due Math 301: 5.4

• Monday November 17 :

 Math 187: 40 Section 39: 39.1, 39.2, 39.3, 39.4, 39.13, 39.16, 39.17 due two class sections after we finish this section... Math 301: 5.5

• Tuesday November 18 :

 Math 187: 41 Section 38 due Math 301: extra chapter 5 day or lab

• Wednesday November 19 :

 Math 187: 41 Math 301: 6.1

• Friday November 21 :

 Math 187: 42 Section 26: 26.2abcd, 26.5 (in 26.5, write all permutations, including the original two, in both forms), 26.12 (this is relevant to group theory!); 40.1, 40.2, 40.3, 40.8 (hint: you just need a single example of something happening in S_4 that cannot happen in Z_24; there is no need to construct group tables!); 40.11, 40.13 (just verify a couple of these); section 41: 41.1, 41.2, 41.3, 41.8, 41.9 Math 301: 6.1 Assignment IX: 5.8: 1,4,6,7-10,15,16,17,19,20; 6.1: 1,2,9,10,13,14,15-18 (in 15-18, if they arent orthogonal, compute angles between them),24; 6.2: 7-15; 6.3: 1-12. Assignment VIII due

• Monday November 24 :

Thanksgiving break

 Math 187: Math 301:

• Tuesday November 25 :

Thanksgiving break

 Math 187: Math 301:

• Wednesday November 26 :

Thanksgiving break

 Math 187: Math 301:

• Friday November 28 :

Thanksgiving break

 Math 187: Math 301:

• Monday December 1 :

 Math 187: 42,45 Math 301: 6.2

• Tuesday December 2 :

 Math 187: 45 I actually do a little RSA here Math 301: 6.2

• Wednesday December 3 :

 Math 187: 46 Sections 26,40,41 due (notice I delayed this a day) Math 301: 6.3

• Friday December 5 :

 Math 187: Test IV Math 301: Test IV (the fact that this originally showed on Wed was a typo, pure and simple...)

• Monday December 8 :

 Math 187: 48/50 Eulerian path topic Section 46 (a related problem from 50 as well): 46.1, 46.2, 46.3, 46.5 (read about the map coloring problem in the section); 46.7, 46.12, 46.13 (I proved both of the last two in class: see if you can write out your own arguments), 50.6 (refer back to 46 for the picture of the bridges). Math 301: 6.4 Assignment X: 6.4: 1-6, 9-12. 6.5, 1-4. Due at final exam.

• Tuesday December 9 :

 Math 187: 48/50 you have received a link to the last homework assignment in e-mail. May be turned in Friday or at the final. Math 301: 6.5

• Wednesday December 10 :

 Math 187: 51/52 Five coloring topic Section 46 may be turned in Friday Math 301: 6.7 Assignment IX due.

• Friday December 12 :

 Math 187: 51/52 Math 301: 6.8