Math 109: Mathematical Reasoning

UC San Diego Academy 2016

Welcome to Math 109 Mathematical Reasoning!

Instructor and mentors

Instructor: John Eggers

Teaching assistant:


Course description

This course uses a variety of topics in mathematics to introduce the students to rigorous mathematical proof, emphasizing quantifiers, induction, negation, proof by contradiction, naive set theory, equivalence relations and epsilon-delta proofs.

Textbook and other course materials

An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning, Peter J. Eccles, Cambridge University Press, 1998.

All textbooks and course materials will be provided to the students free of charge on the opening day (July 30, 2016).

Course requirements and grading

Academic integrity