Math. 450 Course Outline

This outline  will be filled in as the course progresses.  Time will be allocated as appropriate for student presentations and discussion.  Be sure to refer to the assignments page for assignments.

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Topic no.  Description Explanation / References / Projects
1. Goals in the course; overview of material used; some examples; modelling change
  •  Overview of course materials
  • §1.1 of Giordano, Weir, and Fox (review of sequences; the concept of modelling chaged)
  • 2. "method of conjecture" and a review of geometric series, with physical interpretations; the concept of an equilibrium §1.3 of Giordano, Weir, and Fox