DUE Date

WORK DUE at the beginning of class or lab
unless otherwise noted.
Turn in work that meets the criterion in
Presenting Homework and Projects
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means that the assignment will receive a
numerical grade.

7 Dec  Fri 
****Final Project**** from 35:30.
Be sure that your poster (one per group) is facing so that it is taller
than it is wider and is at most 2 feet wide. Bring your own beverage. If
you want to bring something to share, feel free  Dr. Sarah will provide
some snacks. peer review,
self evaluation
Extra credit opportunities.

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4 Dec  Tues 
Abstract and Preliminary Bibliography due
as a posting to the WebCT bulletin board (NOT email!) by 2pm as a
message or attachment that I can read (text, Word, rtf).
Prepare to present your abstract orally in class.
****Project 6: Personal
Reflection****

3 Dec  Mon 
Bring your stock packet to lab.
Your final project topic and
partner must be preapproved by Dr. Sarah on the WebCT bulletin board by
6:30pm. A maximum of two people per topic (either as a group or individual
projects) will be granted on the WebCT bulletin board.
Advertising: Liz and Samantha
Biology and Mathematics: Anita and Anna
Budgets for Family: Katie and Rachel
Cooking and Mathematics: Sabrina
Environment and Mathematics: Andrew and Kendra
Fibonacci's numbers: Josh Roche and Jennifer
History of pi: Tiffany
History of infinity: Heather and Kuldeep
Music and Mathematics: Ashley and Graham
National Council of Teachers of
Mathematics Standards for Teaching School Mathematics: Brook and Sarah
Polling and Sampling Errors: Josh Wooding and Matt
Popular Culture and Mathematics: Casey
Psychology and Mathematics: Kristen
Shape of the Universe: Ron and Trey
Social Work and Mathematics: Jerome
Sports and Mathematics: Kristi and Zack
Symmetry: Jessie

29 Nov  Thur 
****Test 3****
study guide
WebCT quiz retake period ends.

27 Nov  Tues 
****Project 5:
Recent Statistics in the Media
****
Take a try of the WebCT quiz and write down any questions you have on it or for the test on a sheet of paper to turn in.

26 Nov  Mon 
Bring your statistics labs and notes with you.
Work on Project 5 and Project 6.

Nov 20  Tues 
Come to class prepared to share something from each of the following
Heart of Mathematics readings
1) p. 57 "a look back"
2) p. 571572 and p. 576580
3) p. 585587 and "a look back" on p. 600
4) p. 613615 and p. 620623
5) p. 645658
Begin working on Project 5 for next week

Nov 19  Mon 
Bring Heart of Mathematics to lab.
Begin working on homework for Tuesday.

15 Nov  Thur 
****Project 4: Ben Franklin's Legacy****
Ben Franklin's Will  News
Article Web Readings
Ben Franklin's Will  Project 4
SelfEvaluation Checklist for
the Ben Franklin Report

Nov 13  Tues 
Test 2 revisions (this is a homework assignment
and you will receive extra points added onto your test if your revisions are
correct).
Bring your Project 4 draft with you to class.

Nov 12  Mon 
Read the linear regression reading for
lab
Bring the stock packet to lab
If you didn't finish up the worksheet from class, be sure to do so,
along with HDYK 3.4 #15 parts b) and c)
Work on Ben Franklin for Thursday

Nov 8  Thur 
Use the info on p. 295 of HDYK to sketch the boxplots and answer part a) of 3.3 #25.

Nov 6  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss HDYK p. 166 section 3.3 #6
on measures of center

Nov 5  Mon 
Work on the Ben Franklin assignment.
Bring your stock market sheet
filled to the "Stop here for now!!" part (we did this in lab), and your
graph stapled to it, and be sure your stock Excel file is on
WebCT (use show all).
Check your credit hours of absences and compare with the
syllabus policy.

1 Nov  Thur 
****Test 2****
study guide

30 Oct  Tues 
If you didn't finish these in class last week, finish
HDYK Exercise Set 1.2 #9, 14, 21, 24 and Exercise Set 1.3 #8, 11
If we can afford to save $100 per month for a $50,000 car, in an
account compounding monthly at 8%, then how long will it take
to save up? Setup the formula for the problem but do not solve.
If I told you that the answer was approximately 18.38
years would that make sense? Why?
What will our monthly payment be
if we take out a car loan at 8% compounded monthly for $50,000
for 18.38 years? What is the interest paid over the life of the loan?
Use the Sept 2000 interest rate of 8.25% compounded monthly for the
105265 condo with a loan of 80%. What is the monthly payment? What is the
1st months interest? What is the total interest over the life of the loan?
Compare to the chart on the condo lab.
Real life rates 
Collect information that you receive in
the mail, search on the web
and/or go to a bank
to find real interest rates on...
savings,
checking accounts,
cds (certificate of deposit),
credit card rates,
student loan rates,
house loan (mortgage) rates,
and car loan rates.
Write up your findings and be sure to include the source of each rate.

29 Oct  Mon 
Finish condo project hw
Work on Ben Franklin project, reallife rates or other homework
for Tues, and review for test via the WebCT quiz.

25 Oct  Thur 
Web
Problem
Be sure that you show work on a piece of paper
for how each calculation is completed
(you may wish to review class notes and HDYK p. 2427).
Also note that row 0 of the table at the bottom
is not supposed to be filled in 
fill in the equations to obtain the answers in rows 1 and 2.
Try different web browsers if yours doesn't work
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz
While on WebCT look at your absences and compare with
the grading policy listed in the syllabus.

23 Oct  Tues 
HDYK Exercise Set 1.2 #8 and 10
Skim p. 2427 in HDYK

22 Oct  Mon 
You will need your card to print in lab.
Complete the ** parts of the class
data collection sheet
Complete the stock market hw

18 Oct  Thur 
Jane and Joan
Put in $37 each month for 2 years, at 12.99% compounded monthly. Compare this with putting in $37 and leaving it there for 2 years, at 12.99% compounded monthly. What is the total amount that you will end up with in each case? How much of that is interest ($) in each case?

16 Oct  Tues 
Carefully read HDYK p. 1113 (the answer to You Try It 2.3 is on page 275)

15 Oct  Mon 
Read Ben Franklin's Will 
Web Reading for Lab
Complete HDYK Exercise Set 1.2 #1 and 2 and be prepared to turn this
in (show work!). Also do Exercise Set 1.1 # 1, 13, 16, 17, 20.

Oct 1  4 
****Project 3: What
is a Mathematician?
****
Leonardo da Vinci (14521519)  Liz and Samantha
Carl Friedrich Gauss (17771855)  Ron and Trey
Sophie Germain (17761831)  Ashley, Jerome, and Kendra
Florence Nightingale (18201910)  Alex and Sabrina
Georg Cantor (18451918)  Andrew and Brooke
Albert Einstein (18791955)  Heather, Kristen, and Sarah
Mary Ellen Rudin (1924)  Josh and Tiffany
Fern Hunt (194?)  Anita, Anna, and Jessie
Stephen Hawking (1942)  Josh and Graham
Frank Morgan (195?)  Jennifer, Katie, and Rachel
Ingrid Daubechies (1954)  Casey, Kuldeep, and Matt
Dr. Sarah (1969)  Kristi and Zach

Sep 27  Thur 
Preliminary bullet points writeup for mathematician project (1 per group).
Create bullet points for Influences, Support, Barriers and Diversity Issues, and Mathematical Style, as in points 1116 in the presentation checklist.

Sep 25  Tues 
Search the web to find a short quote about
what mathematics is, and bring the quote and the
person's name to class.

Sep 24  Mon 
Work on Project 3 and be sure that you have your group and
mathematician approved. Dr. Sarah will bring paper references for the
mathematicians on her list.
Read the following about
creative inquiry

Sep 20  Thur 
****Test 1****
study guide
WebCT quiz 1 and 2 retake opportunities are no longer available after
the test begins.

Sep 17  Mon 
Come to lab prepared to discuss the following readings:
Shape
of the Universe
News Articles

Sep 13  Thur 
Come to class prepared to share something from Heart of Mathematics
p. 307319.
Finish the last question on the
Jeff Weeks worksheet

Sep 11  Tues 
Come to class prepared to share something from Heart of Mathematics
p. 289299.
Try WebCT quiz 1.

Sep 10  Mon 
Come to lab prepared to share something from the
2D Universes readings
Research information on Project 3
Work on homework readings due Tuesday and Thursday

Sep 4  Tues 
****Project 2:
Earth and Universe****
Bring 1 child's ball per group (that you won't mind drawing on).



Aug 30  Thur 
Obtain a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it),
a 3ring binder notebook, and a hole puncher.
Obtain 2 books from the bookstore:
purchase the How Do You Know? workbook
and obtain the hardcover rental Heart of Math book by showing
your class schedule.

Aug 28  Tues 
****Project 1****
due by 3:45 pm

Aug 27  Mon 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Perspective Drawing
and Round Earth
web readings.
Continue working on Project 1.

Aug 23  Thur 
Read through the Syllabus
accessible at this link online from the main web page. Search google for
Dr. Sarah, click on her page, and click on the MAT 1010 link and then the
Syllabus link. Come prepared to share something you read and write down any
questions you
have  the university considers this a binding contract between us.
Begin working on Project 1.
