Mathematics Department - Math 311 - Introduction to Real Analysis I

Math 311 - Introduction to Real Analysis I



Course Description (Catalog Copy)

01:640:311 Introduction to Real Analysis I (4)
Introduction to language and fundamental concepts of analysis. The real numbers, sequences, limits, continuity, differentiation in one variable.
Prerequisites: CALC4 and 01:640:300 or permission of department.


Textbook (regular sections)

Introduction to Analysis, 5th edn. by E. D. Gaughan, Cengage, ISBN: 0-534-35177-8;ISBN-13: 9780534351779.

We recommended the paperback edition through Fall 2008. Now we are using the hardcover.

311H (Honors Section): Different Text: Consult the instructor


Course goals

  • Strengthening student's understanding of
    • the results of calculus and the basis for their validity
    • the uses of deductive reasoning
  • Increasing the student's ability to
    • understand definitions
    • understand proofs
    • analyze conjectures
    • find counter-examples to false statements,
    • construct proofs of true statements
  • Enhancing the student's mathematical communication skills


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