Mathematics 320, Section 101

Real Variables I

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Prerequisites: Either (a) a score of 68% or higher in MATH 226 or (b) MATH 200 and a score of 80% or higher in MATH 220.


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  1. Number Systems (§1):
        ordered fields
        rational, real and complex numbers
        Archimedian property
        supremum, infimum, completeness
  2. Sequences and Series of Real Numbers (§3):
        limits of sequences, algebra of limits
        Bolzano-Weierstrass Theorem
        Cauchy sequences, liminf, limsup
        limits of series, convergence tests, absolute and conditional convergence
        power series
  3. Metric Spaces (§2):
        metric spaces
        convergence, completeness, completion
        open sets, closed sets, compact sets, Heine Borel Theorem
        connected sets
  4. Continuity (§4):
        functions, cardinality
        continuity and compactness, existence of minimizers and maximizers, uniform continuity
        continuity and connectedness, Intermediate Value Theorem
        monotone functions and discontinuities
  5. Differentiation (§5):
        Mean Value Theorem
        L'Hôpital's Rule
        Taylor's Theorem

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