John Adamski, PhD

Fordham Math 2001-R01: Discrete Mathematics, spring 2023

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The homework exercises posted below refer to the textbook. They are due at the beginning of class on Tuesdays and cover the previous week's topics. See the syllabus for more detailed homework instructions.

ClassDateTopicHomework Due
1Tu 01/17Ch 1 Sets: 1.1-2
2Fr 01/20Ch 1 Sets: 1.3-4
3Tu 01/24Ch 1 Sets: 1.5-8, read 1.9-10Homework 1:
1.1 #2, 10, 14, 20, 26, 30, 36, 50;
1.2 #2, 4, 12, 20;
1.3 #6, 10, 12, 14;
1.4 #2, 8, 10, 14, 18
Solutions
4Fr 01/27Ch 2 Logic: 2.1-3
5Tu 01/31Ch 2 Logic: 2.4-6Homework 2:
1.5 #2, 4, 8
1.6 #2, 6
1.7 #4, 5, 6
1.8 #2, 4, 6, 8
2.1 #4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13
2.2 #2, 4, 8, 10
2.3 #2, 4, 6, 10
6Fr 02/03Ch 2 Logic: 2.7-11
7Tu 02/07Ch 3 Counting: 3.1-4Homework 3:
2.4 #2, 4
2.5 #2, 4, 8, 10
2.6 #2, 8
2.7 #2, 6
2.9 #2, 6
2.10 #2, 4
8Fr 02/10Ch 3 Counting 3.5-9
9Tu 02/14ReviewHomework 4:
3.1 #4, 6, 10
3.2 #4, 8
3.3 #4, 6, 8, 12
3.4 #4, 8
3.5 #8
10Fr 02/17Exam 1, Ch 1-3
11Fr 02/24Ch 4 Direct Proof: 4.1-5
12Tu 02/28Ch 5 Contrapositive Proof: 5.1-3Homework 5:
Ch 4 #2, 6, 14
13Fr 03/03Ch 6 Proof by Contradiction: 6.1-4
14Tu 03/07Ch 7 Priving Non-Conditional Statements: 7.1-4Homework 6:
Ch 5 #8, 12, 20
Ch 6 #2, 8 , 10
15Fr 03/10Ch 8 Proofs Involving Sets: 8.1-4
16Tu 03/21Ch 9 Disproof: 9.1-3Homework 7:
Ch 7 #4, 8, 16, 22
Ch 8 #4, 20, 28
17Fr 03/24Ch 10 Mathematical Induction: 10.1
18Tu 03/28Ch 10 Mathematical Induction: 10.2-5Homework 8:
Ch 9 #2, 6, 30
Ch 10 #2, 10
19Fr 03/31Review
20Tu 04/04Exam 2, Ch 4-10
21Tu 04/11Ch 11 Relations: 11.1-2
22Fr 04/14Ch 11 Relations: 11.3-4
23Tu 04/18Ch 11 Relations: 11.5-6Homework 9:
11.1 #2, 10, 12, 14
11.2 #2, 6, 8
11.3 # 2
11.4 #4, 6
24Fr 04/21Ch 12 Functions: 12.1-2
25Tu 04/25Ch 12 Functions: 12.3-4Homework 10:
11.5 #4, 6, 8
12.1 #2, 4, 6, 8, 12
12.1 #4, 6, 10
26Fr 04/28Ch 12 Functions: 12.5-6
27Tu 05/02ReviewHomework 11:
12.4 #4, 8, 10
12.5 #2, 6
12.6 #2, 6
**Th 05/11Final Exam 1:30-3:30 pm, Ch 1-12