Math 214-02: Foundations of Higher Mathematics, Spring 2017


Instructor: Chi-Kwong Li


Course description: The goal of the course is to provide training for the mathematical background to study advanced courses, which require abstract thinking and to understand and write proofs for mathematical statements.
The course will cover the first 12 chapters (Chapter 0 - 11, yes, starting from 0!) of the following required textbook.

Homework

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Challenging problems will be assigned from time to time;
extra-credits will be given to successful (or partially successful) attempts.


Assessment
            
     Quizzes (20 min. each) on Feb. 2, 16, March 23,  April 6, 20. 
    
     Exams:  Mid-term   March 2     1:20 hrs  (09:30-11:50)
             Final      May   8     3    hrs  (09:00-12:00)
    
     Grades (for homework, quizzes, exams, final grade, etc.):

     %: 0 - 60 - 65 - 70 - 75 - 80 - 83 - 87 - 90 - 93 - 100
          F    D    C-   C    C+   B-   B    B+   A-    A
     
     Assessment: Homework  Quizzes   Mid-term    Final  
    
                   20%       20%       25%       35%
   
               (Extra credit problems may add up to  another 5%)

Homework list

Class notes (Under revision)

Scans of hand written notes in classes

Additional material