Department of Mathematics University of San Francisco


Mathematics 501-01
Discrete Mathematics
Fall 2017

MWF 3:30-4:45, LS 103

Announcement: The final exam is Wed, Dec 13, 3-6p in LS 103.

Announcement: My last office hour is Wed, Dec 6. My office hours during finals are Thu, Dec 7, 4-5p, and Mon, Dec 11, 1:30-2:30p.

Announcement: 10/2/2017 The correct date for the Midterm is Friday, October 13, not Wed, Oct 11.


Professor: Peter Pacheco
Office: Harney 406
Phone: 422-6630
Email: domain: cs.usfca.edu, user: peter
Office Hours: MW 4:45-5:45, F 12-1, and by appointment

TA: Wesley Yee
Office: HR 411 or HR 413
Email: domain: dons.usfca.edu, user: whyee
Office Hours: T 1-2, R 1-2:30

Class mailing list: You can post to the class mailing list by sending email to user math501 in the domain cs.usfca.edu. Note that this will only work from your usfca.edu account.

Course Syllabus (Here's a PDF Version.)



Homework Assignments

  1. Assignment 1. To be completed by the beginning of class on Friday, Sep 1.

  2. Assignment 2. To be completed by the beginning of class on Friday, Sep 8. PA = participation activity, CA = challenge activity, AE = additional exercise.

  3. Assignment 3. To be completed by the beginning of class on Friday, Sep 15. PA = participation activity, CA = challenge activity, AE = additional exercise.

  4. Assignment 4. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Sep 22.

  5. Assignment 5. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Sep 29.

  6. Assignment 6. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Oct 6.

  7. Assignment 7. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Oct 20.

  8. Assignment 8. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Oct 27.

  9. Assignment 9. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Nov 3.

  10. Assignment 10. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Nov 10.

  11. Assignment 11. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Nov 17.

  12. Assignment 12. Due at the beginning of class on Fri, Dec 1. Here are some solutions to the extra problems.

  13. Not for credit. These problems are not for credit, but I recommend that you work them before the final exam.



Other Information



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Peter Pacheco 2017-12-06