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Rickards, James Anton

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  • MATH 2001 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2022
    Introduces the ideas of rigor and proof through an examination of basic set theory, existential and universal quantifiers, elementary counting, discrete probability, and additional topics. Credit not granted for this course and MATH 2002.
  • MATH 2130 - Introduction to Linear Algebra for Non-Mathematics Majors
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021 / Spring 2022
    Examines basic properties of systems of linear equations, vector spaces, inner products, linear independence, dimension, linear transformations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors and diagonalization. Intended for students who do not plan to major in Mathematics. Degree credit not granted for this course and MATH 2135 or APPM 3310. Formerly MATH 3130.
  • MATH 3110 - Introduction to Theory of Numbers
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2022
    Studies the set of integers, focusing on divisibility, congruences, arithmetic functions, sums of squares, quadratic residues and reciprocity, and elementary results on distributions of primes.
  • MATH 8174 - Topics in Algebra I
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2023
    Department enforced prerequisites: MATH 6130 and MATH 6140. Instructor consent required for undergraduates.

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