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BA, BEd (Mathematics Major) I/S(TB) - Logic, Set Theory, and Proofs

Mathematics 1272 Logic, Set Theory, and Proofs
An introduction to proofs and to writing mathematics. Logic; propositional calculus; quantifiers, rules of inference, sets; set operations; cardinality and countability; relations, including partial orders and equivalence relations; functions; proof techniques such as direct proof; indirect proof; contradiction, and mathematical induction; basic properties of the integers.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s): MHF4U or permission of the Chair of the Department
Offering: 0-0; 3-1
Notes: Students who have previous credit in Mathematics 1281 may not take Mathematics 1271/1272 for credit.
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences