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MATH 240 -- DISCRETE MATHEMATICS -- FALL 2013

COURSE INFO

Textbook

Kenneth Rosen, Discrete Mathematics and Its Applications, 7th edition.
(3 books available in math library reserve)

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Prof

Manolo Flores (flores@math)

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TAs

Serkan Sakar (serkan@math)
Baris Aydinlioglu (baris@math)
Chaman Verma (csverma@cs)

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Office hours

Flores: Tue 11:00-12:00, Thu 11:00-12:00. Van Vleck 425.
Serkan: Wed 3:30-4:30, Fri 10:00-11:00 and by appointment. Van Vleck 722.
Baris: Mon 9:50-10:50, Fri 2:30-4:30. Van Vleck 101.
Chaman: TBD.

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Grading

20% Homeworks
25% Midterm 1
25% Midterm 2
30% Final
Note: The letter grades will be assigned only once, at the end of the semester. In particular, a letter grade is not assigned to any exam in isolation.

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EXAMS

Midterm 1 (in class)

Date: October 10, Thursday.
Location: In class.
Solutions (pdf): Lecture 2 and Lecture 3

Midterm 2 (in class)

Date: November 14, Thursday.
Location: In class.
Coverage:
  • Rosen 4.1 - 4.4, 4.6, and the corresponding homework questions
  • Rosen 6.1 - 6.5

Final

  • Lecture 2 (the morning lecture)
Date & time: December 12, 2:45-4:45 pm.
Location: TBD.
  • Lecture 3 (the afternoon lecture)
Date & time: December 19, 7:45-9:45 am.
Location: TBD.

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HOMEWORKS

Week 1

  • Due Thursday of week 2 week 3 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Rosen 2.1 -- 3, 11, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25
  • Rosen 2.2 -- 1, 3, 5, 9, 15, 19, 23, 24

Week 2

  • Due Thursday of week 3 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Rosen 2.3 -- 3, 5, 8, 9, 10, 11
  • Rosen 2.4 -- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • Rosen 2.5 -- 1, 2, 3, 4

Week 3

  • Due Thursday of week 4 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Rosen 2.6 -- 3, 5, 11, 18
  • Rosen 1.1 -- 8, 10, 18, 31

Week 4

  • Due Thursday of week 5 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Rosen 1.4 -- 4, 12, 17
  • Rosen 1.5 -- 9, 28
  • Rosen 4.1 -- 8, 24, 38

Week 5

Week 6

  • No homework. Recharge after midterm.

Week 7

  • Due Thursday of week 8 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Problem Set (pdf)
  • Note: This problem set covers material from Rosen 4.1-4.4
  • Solutions (pdf)

Week 8

  • Due Thursday of week 9 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Problem Set (pdf)
  • Note: This problem set covers material from Rosen 4.1-4.4
  • Solutions (pdf)

Week 9

  • Due Thursday of week 10 in class. Late homework will not be accepted.
  • Problem Set (pdf)
  • Note: This problem set covers material from Rosen 4.3-4.6
  • Solutions (pdf)

Week 10