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INTRODUCTION TO PROOF AND LOGIC (SMT-272164)
Logic, the science of cogent inference, is at the foundation of all mathematical reasoning. Moreover, logic is an essential underpinning for many other fields which rely on analytical reasoning. This multidisciplinary study offers an introduction to formal logic and methods of proof. A particular emphasis will be placed on clear exposition in proof-writing, strategies in approach for the construction of mathematical proofs, and critical reflection on proof composition and methodology. This study is intended to facilitate the transition to studies in advanced-level undergraduate mathematics.
The primary audience for this course is students who wish to concentrate in either mathematics or applied mathematics. Students interested in various other fields that require strong analytical skills, like computer science and the law, might also be interested in this course.
Prior to enrolling in this course, student should have a working knowledge of mathematical notation and terminology. At least two semesters of undergraduate mathematics is strongly recommended, with one of these being at a minimum Pre-Calculus or higher.
This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.
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Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.
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