Class 1

Wednesday, January 7

Today’s Discussion Topics

Introduction and syllabus

Today’s New Topics

Chapter 1: Euclid’s Elements
Proposition 16, page 7

Tonight’s Homework

Read Chapter 1.
Glance at Preface and Appendix A.
Do Exercises 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 (a) on page 10.
Discussion topic for next class: What does Euclid’s Postulate V mean?