I am emailing a link of this to everyone on the class list every week. If you are not receiving these emails or want to have them sent to another email address feel free to email me at jpmccarthymaths@gmail.com and I will add you to the mailing list.

Week 3

We looked at the Laws of Sets and moved onto Cartesian Products and Relations.

Week 4

In Week 4 we will finish Chapter 1 by looking more at relations and their properties. We will start our study of Chapter 2: Functions. A function is a special type of relation.

Test 1

Test 1, worth 15% of your final grade, will take place in the usual D160 lecture venue at 10:00 on Tuesday 16 October. I will email a sample paper in the next week.

Test 1 will cover the contents of Chapter 1 and the sample will give an idea of the layout and length of the test. The following types of questions are examinable:

  • P.20, Q. 1, 3 [note \mathcal{P}(X) is a typo: it should be \mathcal{P}(U)], 4, 6-7, 9, 13-14
  • P.26, Q. 1-4
  • P.30, Q. 2
  • P. 36, Q.1-3

Questions like those exercises not listed here will not appear on your exam paper but are still useful to help your learning and understanding. For example, working with truth tables should help your understanding of the Laws of Sets.


Please feel free to ask me questions about the exercises via email or even better on this webpage — especially those of us who struggled in the test.

Student Resources

Please see the Student Resources tab on the top of this page for information on the Academic Learning Centre, etc.