Math 2710: Transition to Higher Mathematics
Fall Semester 2019
University of Connecticut

Professor Jeremy Teitelbaum
Office: Monteith 231
Office hours: 9:00 - 10:00 Mondays, 12:15-13:00 Wednesdays (or by appointment) not worry about your difficulties in Mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater. (Albert Einstein, 1943)
..logic is a little bird tweeting in a meadow; logic is a wreath of pretty flowers that smells BAD (Spock, date unknown)

Other Information

Euclidean Algorithm (from Euclid)

Euclid’s algorithm is laid out in Proposition 1 and Proposition 2 of Book VII of Euclid’s Elements.

Class Notes

For week 8, we will also rely on selected sections from The Book of Proof by Richard Hammack. In particular:

and the associated problems.

For Weeks 10-11, we will also rely on Hammack’s Chapter 12 and 14 (in addition to Chapter 6 of Gilbert-Vanstone).