MA 240 Proofs and Refutations

This course is concerned with the art of constructing rigorous mathematical arguments, i.e. proofs. Famous and elegant proofs in various branches of mathematics are studied in detail. Different methods of proof, including direct proof, reductio ad absurdum, proof by induction, and others are practiced and assessed. Open only to students majoring in Pure and Applied Mathematics. Other students require the signature of the instructor to register.




MA 122


Pure and Applied Mathematics Program

Typically Offered Periods

Spring Semester