University of Calgary

MATH 273 - Numbers and Proofs - Fall 2019

A rigorous introduction to proof techniques and abstract mathematical reasoning with an emphasis on number systems. Topics include functions, sets and relations; the integers, prime numbers, divisibility and modular arithmetic; induction and recursion; real numbers; Cauchy sequences and completeness; complex numbers.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-1)


  • A grade of 80 per cent or higher in Mathematics 30-1. (Alternatives are presented in C. Mathematics Competency Equivalents in the Academic Regulations section of this Calendar).


This course will be offered next in Fall 2020.
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