Math 2720W-001, Fall 2013

Schedule

Week Topic Major Assignment Administrivia
Week 1: Aug. 26-30 Mathematics in 1900 and Hilbert
Week 2: Sept. 2-6 History of geometry Draft: Paper #1 Labor Day: no class!
Week 3: Sept. 9-13 Problems 3 and 4 Monday: last day to drop without a "W"
         or choose the P/F option
Week 4: Sept. 16-20 History of logic Final version: Paper #1
Week 5: Sept. 23-27 Problems 2 and 1 Proposal: Paper #2
Week 6: Sept. 30 - Oct. 4 Problems 1 and 10
Week 7: Oct. 7-11 History of number theory Draft: Paper #2
Week 8: Oct. 14-18 Problem 8 Midterm
Week 9: Oct. 21-25 Problems 8 and 7 Final version: Paper #2
Week 10: Oct. 28 - Nov. 1History of algebra and problems 9, 11, and 12 Proposal: final paper Monday: last day to drop
          or choose to get a letter grade
Week 11: Nov. 4-8 Problem 18 and the history of analysis
Week 12: Nov. 11-15 History of analysis and problems 21, 22, and 13 Draft: final paper
Week 13: Nov. 18-22 Problem 6 and speculation
Week 14: Nov. 25-29 Thanksgiving break: no class
Week 15: Dec. 2-6 presentations Final version: final paper



Sources

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Tuesday, August 27

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Thursday, August 29

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Tuesday, September 3 and Thursday, September 5

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Tuesday, September 10

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Thursday, September 12

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Tuesday, September 17

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Thursday, September 19

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Tuesday, September 24

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Thursday, September 26 and Tuesday, October 1

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Thursday, October 3

Tuesday, October 8 and Thursday, October 10

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Tuesday, October 15

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Thursday, October 17

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Tuesday, October 22

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Thursday, October 24

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Tuesday, October 29

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Thursday, October 31

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Tuesday, November 5

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Thursday, November 7

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Tuesday, November 12

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Thursday, November 14

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Tuesday, November 19

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Thursday, November 21

Tuesday, December 3

Thursday, December 5