MCS 236: Graph Theory (Fall 2013)

Tentative Reading and Test Schedule


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Week Dates Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday
1 9/2-9/6 Problem solving, Quadratic equation
p. xv1-4
Inequalities, sets
p. 4-10
Sets, functions
p. 6-14
2 9/9-9/13 Inverse images, real numbers
p. 14-20
Catch up Chapter 2
Logic and quantifiers
p. 23-31
Compound statements,
p. 31-35
3 9/16-9/20 Proof techniques
p. 35-44
Using latex
handout
Chapter 3
Induction
p. 50-54
Continued
4 9/23-9/27 Induction, continued Continued Strong induction
p. 63-66
Continued
5 9/30-10/4 Chapter 4
Natural Numbers
p.76-80
p. 80-83
No class/ Nobel Bijections Injections, surjections
p. 83-87
6 10/7-10/11 catch up Cardinality
p. 87-95
Uncountablitiy Review/catch-up
7 10/14-10/18 Test #1 Chapter 5
Arrangements, selections
p. 100-104
Binomial coefficients
p. 104-110
Continued
8 10/21- 10/25 No Class, Reading days No Class, Reading days Permutations
p. 111-118
Continued
9 10/28-11/1 Chapter 11
Graph Theory
p. 202-207
Continued Isomorphisms, complements
p. 207-211
Connectedness
p. 211-215
10 11/4-11/8 Trees Continued Bipartite graphs
p. 215-219
Graph Coloring
p. 219-223
11 11/11-11/15 Planar graphs
p. 223-228
Planar graphs Review/catch up Test #2
12 11/18-11/23 Chapter 13
Real numbers, completeness
p. 256-258
Cont. Limits & convergence
p. 259-263
Cont.
13 11/25-11/29 Catch up No class No Class, Thanksgiving No Class, Thanksgiving
14 12/2-12/6 Chapter 14
Sequences & convergence
p. 271-275
Cauchy sequences
p. 276-279
Infinite series
p. 279-284
Chapter 15
Limits and continuity p. 293-298
15 12/9-12/13 Applications of continuity
p. 298-301
Continuity and closed intervals
p. 302 -304
Continuity, continued Review/last day of class
16 12/16-12/20

Final: