Math 261 Introduction to
Abstract Mathematics

Section 001, Fall 2018

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 133 Barrows Hall. Grading:
HW 40%, Exams 50%, Class Participation 10%.

Webwork
Textbook: Book of Proof by Richard Hammack.
(Free pdf required; cheap paperback recommended):

Final Exam: Date and time to be determined.

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