Math 261 Introduction to
Abstract Mathematics

Section 001, Fall 2017

Instructor Office Office Hours Email
Andrew Knightly Neville 424 Mon 10-11, Wed 2-3, Fri 11-12, or by
drop-in/appointment
knightly@math.umaine.edu
Class Meeting Time: MWF 9:00-9:50 AM in 218 Little Hall. Grading:
HW 40%, Exams 50%, Class Participation 10%.
Midterm Review [Solutions] [MT solutions]
Final Exam Review [Solutions]

Webwork
Homework 1
Homework 2
Homework 3
Homework 4
Homework 5
Homework 6
Homework 7
Homework 8
Homework 9
Homework 10
Homework 11
Homework 12
Textbook (free pdf required; cheap paperback recommended):
Book of Proof by Richard Hammack.

Final Exam: Wed, 12/13, 9:30am - 11:30am, 101 Bennett Hall

Miscellaneous links:
Kaplansky's proof of the Schröder-Bernstein theorem
Great internet Mersenne prime search
The Hilbert Hotel
Math with bad drawings
Peano axioms for natural numbers
Zermelo-Fraenkel set theory
Harry Potter and the set of all sets that do not contain themselves