This is a wiki site for the awesome discrete math class at Fairfield University. It is a collaborative writing project that is ongoing throughout the fall semester, 2011.
If this is your first time here, you can visit the Welcome room for an orientation exercise.
This is a rough classification of the main topics of the course, and is a starting point for navigation of the site.
- Speaking with variables
- Set Theory
- Conditional Statements
- Logical Operators
- Logical Equivalence
- Proofs in number theory
- Algebra of logic
- Tautology and contradiction
- Prime and composite
- Proofs of rational numbers
- Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic
- Proof of the Transitivity Property for Divisibility
- The 11 properties of Logic
- Sum of two rational numbers
- Floor and Ceiling
- Inductive Reasoning
- Proofs by Cases
- Even and Odd
- Computing summations
- Mathematical Induction
- Set Identities
- Boolean Algebra
- Partitions of Integers and the Partition Function
- George Boole: Boolean Algebra
- Polyominos and Trominoes
If you need to make some edits, please consider fixing some of our pages that need work:
Here's all our pages:
Other Useful Pages
- Help:Rules Make sure you know the rules.
- Help:Contents If you have no idea what you're doing, this is the page for you.
- Special:Recent Changes Use this page to see what edits have been made recently across the whole site.
- Grading information Information about this course and its wiki requirements.
- Grading schedule Info about exactly when your edits are due.
- Course Website
- Prof. Staecker's Website
- Wikipedia, the biggest wiki on the internet, and the inspiration for this project.
Other class wikis
- Fall 2009, Multivariable Calculus
- Fall 2007, Linear Algebra
- Fall 2006, Combinatorics
- Spring 2006, Differential Equations
- Fall 2005, Linear Algebra