**Instructor:** Monica
Visan, 318 Eckhart. Email address: mvisan@math.uchicago.edu

**Office Hours:** TW 5:00pm-6:00pm or by appointment.

**Problem session:** Th 5:00pm-6:00pm in Eckhart 308.

**Textbook:** Paul J. Sally, Jr., *Tools of the Trade: Introduction
to Advanced Mathematics*, American Mathematical Society, 2008.

**Exams:** Two in-class midterms. Two-hour final.

*Bring student ID to both midterms and the final. There will be no
make-up exams.*

*No calculators, notes, or books will be permitted in any exam.*

**First midterm:** on Wednesday, January 28th, in class.

**Second midterm:** on Monday, February 23rd, in class.

**Homework:** There will be weekly homework. It is
due on Wednesdays, *in class*. Further information is given
below.

- No late homework will be accepted.
- The TA will grade all problems each out of ten points.
- Write your name at the top of the first page.
- Staple your pages!
- The weakest homework score will be omitted.

**Grading:** Homework 20%; Each midterm 20%; Final 40%.

**Homework problems:**

- Homework 1: due on Wednesday, Jan. 14th, in class.
- Homework 2: due on Wednesday, Jan. 21st, in class.
- Homework 3: due on Wednesday, Jan. 28th, in class.
- Homework 4: due on Wednesday, Feb. 4th, in class.
- Homework 5: due on Wednesday, Feb. 11th, in class.
- Homework 6: due on Wednesday, Feb. 18th, in class.
- Homework 7: due on Wednesday, Feb. 25th, in class.
- Homework 8: due on Wednesday, March 4th, in class.
- Homework 9: due on Monday, March 9th, in class.