Math 326

Assignments

Assignments are listed by the **date due**. A
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Most of these assignments consist of practice exercises designed to prepare you for the quizzes and the written assignments. Those which are to be submitted as written assignments are so labeled. While you may find it helpful to discuss the practice exercises with others, no collaboration is permitted on the problems in the written assignments.

**Fri., Dec. 12:****Final Examination**, 10:30 – 12:30, in ES 143**Exam Period Office Hours****Fri., Dec. 5:****Handout:****Solutions**for Written Assignment No. 5**Thu., Dec. 4:****Last regular class meeting:**

**•**Written Assignment No. 5 (also available as PDF) is due.

**•**Bring questions for review.**Tue., Dec. 2:**- Expect a
**quiz**.

**Read:**§§ 28B, 28C

**Exercises:** **Tue., Nov. 25:****Read:**§§ 24A, 28A

**Exercises:****Thu., Nov. 20:**- Expect a
**quiz**.

**Read:**§§ 20A, 20B, 23A

**Exercises:** **Tue., Nov. 18:**- Written Assignment No. 4 (also available as PDF) is due.
**Thu., Nov. 13:****Read:**§§ 16A, 16B, 16C, 16D

**Exercises:****Tues., Nov. 11:****Read:**§§ 15C, 15D

**Exercises:****Thu., Nov. 6:****Read:**§§ 15A, 15B

**Exercises:****Tue., Nov. 4:**- Expect a
**quiz**.

**Read:**§§ 12B, 14

**Exercises:** **Thu., Oct. 30:**- Written Assignment No. 3 (also available as PDF) is due.
**Tue., Oct. 28:****Read:**§§ 10A, 10B, 12A

**Exercises:****Thu., Oct. 23:****Midterm Test**in class**Tue., Oct. 21:****Bring review questions**

**Read:**§ 9D

**Exercises:****Thu., Oct. 16:****Expect**a quiz.

**Read:**§§ 9A, 9B, 9C

**Exercises:****Tue., Oct. 14:****Read:**§§ 8A, 8B, 8C

**Exercises:****Thu., Oct. 9:****University recess:**no class**Tue., Oct. 7:**- Written Assignment No. 2 (also available as PDF) is due
**Thu., Oct. 2:****Read:**§§ 6E, 7C, 7D, 7E

**Exercises:****Tue., Sep. 30:****University recess:**no class**Thu., Sep. 25:****Read:**§§ 6A, 6B, 6C, 6D

**Exercises:****Tue., Sep. 23:****Read:**§§ 5C, 5D, 5E

**Exercises:****Thu., Sep. 18:****Read:**§§ 4C, 5A, 5B

**Exercises:****Tue., Sep. 16:**- Written Assignment No. 1 (also available as PDF) is due
**Thu., Sep. 11:****Read:**§§ 3E, 4A, 4B

**Exercises:****35:**8, 9, 13, 20**45:**1, 3**49:**1, 2**51:**1, 2Find the continued fraction expansion of:

40487/257.

{1 + SQRT{5}}/{2}.

SQRT{17}.

**Tue., Sep. 9:****Read:**Read the notes on*Continued Fractions*

**Exercises:****29:**4, 6(ii, v)**33:**2, 3, 4(iii, iv, v)**35:**5, 6, 7(i, ii)**And these:**Find the continued fraction expansions of the rational numbers

{61}/{67}.

{44}/{37}.

Find the continued fraction expansion of SQRT{2}.

Find the first three integers in the continued fraction expansion of SQRT[3]{5}. (Feel free to use a calculator for this one.)

Evaluate the finite continued fraction represented by the sequence [3,2,7,2] .

**Thu., Sep. 4:****Expect a quiz**

**Read:**§§ 3B, 3C

**Exercises:**Supplementary course notes on Induction (also available as PDF) are available here.

**Tue., Sep. 2:****Read:**§§ 2D – 2F, 3A, 3B

**Exercises:****Thu., Aug. 28:****Read:**§§ 1, 2A – 2C

**Exercises:****Tue., Aug. 26:****First meeting:**no assignment.

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