Ordinal and cardinal numbers, cardinal arithmetic, theorems of Cantor and Schroeder-Bernstein, introduction to Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory, Axiom of Choice, and some infinitary combinatorics.
Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning
This course will focus on the creation of formally correct inductive and deductive arguments, and will train students to formulate mathematical theories and descriptions of specific and complex objects.
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|Course Format: Lecture||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (COMP)(MATH)(NS&B)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
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This is an upper-level course suitable for mathematics majors as well as for others interested in foundational matters in mathematics. It is recommended that the student have some acquaintance with abstract work, such as obtained by successful completion of one of MATH223, 228 or 261.
|Instructor(s): Wood,Carol S. Times: .M.W... 02:40PM-04:00PM; Location: SCIE121; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 0||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: -1||GRAD: 0||SR non-major: 8||JR non-major: 4||SO: 7||FR: 0|
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