The main reference for this course are lecture notes by Professor Saks. These notes are being revised as the semester proceeds. New installments and revisions will appear as they become available.

As these notes are a work in progress, your suggestions and corrections are very welcome. If you find mistakes please notify me by email. If there are parts you find confusing or difficult to read please let me know.

Section | Title | Version date |

Section 1 | Introduction:Thinking and communicating about mathematics | 9-4-16 |

Section 2 | What do Mathematicians Study? | 10-1-16 |

Section 3 | Universal Principles in Mathematics: An introduction | 9-22-16 |

Section 4 | Communicating Mathematics I: Assertions | 9-26-16(7PM) |

Section 5 | Mathematical Scenarios | 9-26-16(7PM) |

Section 6 | Tools from Logic | 9-26-16(7PM) |

Section 7 | First Proofs: Elementary Set Theory | 10-1-16 |

Section 8 | Proof Mechanics: Simplifying the Goal | 10-1-16 |

Section 9 | Using and abusing variables | 10-11-16 |

Section 10 | Binary Relationships and Binary Relations | 10-20-16 |

Section 11 | Introduction to Mathematical Induction | 11-3-16 |

Section 12 | A glimpse of number theory | 11-10-16 |

Section 13 | Basic proofs involving real numbers | 12-13-16 |

Section 14 | Cardinality:Comparing the sizes of sets | 12-13-16 |