Math 365 (Combinatorics), Fall 2020
Syllabus

This course may employ an online proctoring system for exams, which may require the use of a video camera.

Lectures: Tu, Th   10:00 - 11:40,  on Blackboard Collaborate Ultra

Lecturer: Vladimir Shpilrain  Office: NAC 4118b  Phone: (212) 650-5158
e-mail: shpilrain@yahoo.com   web page:  http://shpilrain.ccny.cuny.edu/

Office hours: Tu, Th 1:00-2:00 or by appointment

Homework: Homework problems will be assigned once a week.

Textbook: Kenneth H. Rosen, Discrete Mathematics and its applications, 7th edition, McGraw Hill.

Material to be covered (tentative): Chapter 2, Sections 2.1--2.4; Chapter 5, Sections 5.1, 5.2;
Chapter 6, Sections 6.1--6.5; Chapter 8, Sections 8.1--8.3, 8.5; Chapter 10, Sections 10.1--10.8;
Chapter 11, Sections 11.1, 11.2, 11.4, 11.5.

Approximate grading weights:

3 exams: 30 % each
Quiz: 10 %

There will be no early or make-up exams.
 

Homework assignments

HW#1: p.136, Ex. 4, 29, 30, 31;   p.152, Ex. 3, 4, 5, 9, 12, 15, 16, 20.

HW#2: p.329, Ex. 3, 5, 6, 20, 22, 32;   p.341, Ex. 3, 7, 10.

HW#3: p.396, Ex. 11, 16, 17, 22(a,b,c), 31, 32(a,b,c), 41, 49;   p.405, Ex. 4, 12, 15, 26.

HW#4: p.432, Ex. 5, 11, 15, 16, 20, 30, 31, 35, 42, 44(a), 45(a).

HW#5: p.441, Ex. 17, 18, 28, 29, 39(a).

HW#6: p.510, Ex.7, 8, 11, 26, 28;   p.524, Ex.3(c,e), 4(a,b,c,e,g), 7.

HW#7: p.524, Ex. 23, 24, 26(a,b,c,g), 27(a,c,g), 32.

HW#8: p.665, Ex.18, 23-26, 35, 37, 41;   p.675, Ex.9, 11, 25, 35-42.

HW#9: p.689, Ex.3-6, 20-23, 31-33;   p.703, Ex.1-7, 30-36.