Text: 
An Introduction
to Mathematical Thinking: Algebra and Number Systems, by William J. Gilbert and Scott A. Vanstone. Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005. ISBN: 0131848682 
Grading:  Graded Assignments (15%)  Best 5 of
6 (or so). Exams (50%*)  Wednesday: October 2, November 6, December 4. Final Exam (30%*)  Cumulative: Wednesday, December 17 & Monday, December 23. 
^{ * The Final Exam grade, if higher than your lowest Exam grade, will replace the lowest Exam grade.}
COURSE
OUTLINE
Topic 
Chapter 
Sections 
Logic and Proofs  1 
1  6 
Integers and Diophantine Equations (if time permits)  2 
4, 5 
Induction and the Binomial Theorem  4 
1  3 
Rational and Real Numbers  5 
1  4 
Functions and Bijections  6 
1  8 
Complex Numbers  8 
1  7 
Polynomial Equations  9 
1  4 
# 
Date 
Chapter 
Sections  Page 
Problems 
1 
1 
1
 4 
20 
1  6, 12
 22, 26  39, 41  54, 55  61 odd 

2 
1 
5,
6 
20 
65, 66, 70, 75, 77, 82  84  
3 
4 
1,
2 
104 
2,
4, 6, 8, 11, 12, 16, 18  23, 32, 33 

4 
4 
3 
106 
36,
37, 40, 42, 45, 47, 56, 63, 65 

5 
5 
1
 4 
121 
3,
6  8, 23, 26, 29, 31, 32, 35, 45, 47  50 

6 
6 
1
 8 
153 
15,
18  21, 23, 24, 28, 39  41 

7 
8 
1
 5 
218 
1
 21 odd, 26, 36, 39, 40, 44, 45, 47  50, 52, 55 
58 

8 
8 
6,
7 
219 
59
 65 odd, 66  68, 70  73, 77, 84, 86, 89, 90, 93 
99, 102, 103, 106, 111, 136, 137, 139 

9 
9 
1
 4 
262 
13
 16, 42  45, 47, 49, 50, 51, 53, 55, 57, 61, 63 