Math 303 is a topics course specifically targeted to math minors. This offering is going to be about some fun and amazing paradoxes in set theory. No background in logic or set theory is expected. Lectures are 10:30-11:20 Mondays in C9000 and 10:30-12:20 Thursdays in WMC3210.

- My office hours during the exam period are, Thursday December 8, 1-2; Monday December 12, 12-2; Tuesday December 13, 12-2.
- I made M1 on assignment 6 easier since it was only supposed to be a 1 point question.
- Midterm solutions.
- Solutions to the review questions from the midterm note.
- Nathan's special midterm week office hours are Wednesday November 2, from 9:30-11:30 in K9512.1
- Notes on the upcoming midterm.
- The class has decided to go back and revisit what we've already seen using the language of logic. That will be what we do next.
- A paper on the Banach-Tarski paradox which doesn't require more than calculus and linear algebra to understand.
- Some funny notes on induction.
- The webct discussion list is up and running.
- The midterm is tentatively scheduled for
**Thursday November 3**in class. If you have a problem with this date please contact me before Sept 26. - Assignment 1 now due on Thursday September 22
- This course is specifically designed for math minors and interested people from other areas. If you are a math major and want to take the course please contact me or the undergrad advisor.

- Assignment 1. Due Thursday September 22 in class. Solutions.
- Assignment 2. Due Thursday September 29 in class. Solutions.
- Assignment 3. Due Thursday October 13 in class. Solutions.
- Assignment 4. Due Thursday October 20 in class. Solutions.
- Assignment 5. Due Thursday November 10 in class. Solutions.
- Assignment 6. Due Thursday December 1 in class. Solutions.

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- Lecture 10. The intro sheets for the axiom of choice in class projects. Lecture 10 filled.
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- Notes on the upcoming midterm. Lecture 15 blanks. Lecture 15 filled.
- Since we didn't get to lecture 14 before the midterm, we will follow the lecture 14 blanks here.
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- Final exam info and review: Lecture 24 blanks. Lecture 24 filled.

- Instructor:
- Karen Yeats
- Office:
- SC K 10508
- Email:
- karen_yeats at sfu.ca
- Office Hours:
- 11:30-12:30 Mondays and 2:30-3:30 Wednesdays in K10508
- Lectures:
- 10:30-11:20 Mondays in C9000 and 10:30-12:20 Thursdays in WMC3210
- Textbooks:
- Paul Halmos
*Naive Set Theory*and Paul Cohen*Set theory and the continuum hypothesis*. - Prerequisites:
- Any two math or macm courses which can count towards a math minor, or phil 210, or phil 214. If you do not have calculus and linear algebra you will need to see Tina Nagra to be signed in. If you are a math major please talk to me or Tina before signing up.