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 ****
means that the assignment will receive a
numerical grade, while the other assignments (some TBA) are
counted in the participation grade.

10 Dec  Mon 
****Research
Presentations**** 68:30pm. Mandatory to pass the class.

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6 Dec  Thur 
Write down on a piece of paper your final exam
research presentation topic,
so that you can share the topic in class and I can message you some reference
and content suggestions on ASULearn over the weekend

4 Dec  Tues 
****Project 4: What is
Mathematics: A Class Review
****

3 Dec  Mon 
Bring your stock purchase info with you.
What is
Mathematics research and readings assignment (to turn in)
Continue working on project 4

29 Nov  Thur 
Use class time to work on the
What is Mathematics research and
readings assignment for Monday
and work on project 4.
I will be away at a conference in Chicago.

27 Nov  Tues 
Read through the final exam
research
presentations criteria and write down any questions
If you did not complete the lab, then do so

26 Nov  Mon 
Continue to work on project 4
Search for information on the
mathematicians David Blackwell and Andrew Wiles
and report on a few interesting items that you found (to turn in)

20 Nov  Tues 
****Test 3****
study guide

19 Nov  Mon 
Review the statistics labs [Stock Data and Graph and ASULearn Data
Collection, Representations of Data, and Can We Predict the Future? Stocks, Class Data, and Raw Egg Regressions] and bring your notes on them with you to lab, along with your stock graph.

15 Nov  Thur 
Study for test 3 and write down any questions that you have.
Take a try of the ASULearn practice questions
Review the class highlights page for statistics and take notes for
project 4

13 Nov  Tues 
****Project 3: Critical Analysis
of Recent
Media
****

12 Nov  Mon 
Read about Stock regression
Continue working on Project 3

8 Nov  Thur 
Read and take notes on Heart of Mathematics (keep track of the
pages)
p. 70 "A Look Back"
p. 764777 Statistics Throughout our Lives
p. 812826 Deciding Personal and Public Policy
Read
Exposure to letters A or F can affect test performance and prepare a
bullet point list of a summary of related content and
the page numbers in connection with
relevant correlation/causation, sample size and study readings (via
p. #s and content) in both books.
How Do You Know 3.4 #15 parts b) and c)

6 Nov  Tues 
Recall that the four themes for note taking and page numbers for project
3 are:
Collecting and Presenting Data
Predictors
Boxplots
Unintended Consequences
With those themes in mind,
take Notes on the following in Heart of Mathematics
(keep track of the pages)
p. 583584 Predicting the Future in an Uncertain World
p. 605614 Are Coincidences as Truly Amazing as They First Appear?
Take notes on (keep track of the pages)
or highlight How Do You Know
p. 185188 on Linear Relationships
Create an analysis and critique using bullet points of
the information in these articles on the
impact of young voters
by referring to specific content and page numbers in both books from
todays and past homework readings. The more page numbers and references the
better!
If you did not complete the lab, do so, and continue to bring the
stock graph and your clickers and calculators to all classes.

5 Nov  Mon 
Read and take notes on or highlight:
MSFT conflicting graph viewpoints
Begin working on finding relevant articles from the last 12 months
for the themes in project 3, especially
the Current Periodicals section in the library component
Bring your print out of your
stock graph
with you to lab, and make sure that your stock
Excel file data is still in your email to use in lab

1 Nov  Thur 
As of last Tues at 7am, ASU cancelled classes for Tues Oct 30.
Use last Tues' class time to work on the following:
If you did not complete the survey on ASULearn during lab on Monday
then complete that by Thursday at 12:15 [all except 17 and 18, if necessary]
First the hw that was originally due on Tues:
Read through Project 3 and note the
themes in both books that you should pay attention to when reading and taking
notes in both books:
Collecting and Presenting Data
Predictors
Boxplots
Unintended Consequences
Read and highlight or take notes (keep track of the pages) on:
How Do You Know
p. 131134 on History of Statistics, Census, Sampling and
Random Sampling,
p. 138 on estimating a characteristic as well as
sample size,
p. 140 from item 3. to the bottom of the page on
misleading questions, and
p. 142 on Human Subject Research
and bring the book to class.
Complete How Do You Know p. 180181 #6 on measures of center
and be prepared to discuss why you chose the measures too
If you did not complete the lab on Monday,
see the class highlights page and ASULearn and finish it  the survey is due
by 12:15 on Thur, and the
stock data and graph
that you will need in future labs.
Then the hw for Thur:
Print out a copy of your stock
graph  just the graph, not the data  and bring it to all statistics
segment
classes
Take notes on (keep track of the pages) or
highlight How Do You Know
p. 156 on When
Good Graphs Go Bad,
p. 172176 on the
Center of a Distribution,
the Spread of a Distribution, and Box Plots
Use the following lo, q1, median, q3, and hi
to sketch three boxplots on the same graph for these Nielsen ratings points
(that roughly represent the percentage of households tuned in).
ABC [13.5, 14.4, 16.6, 17.2, 20.2]
CBS [13.1, 15.5, 16.35, 17.3, 21.9]
NBC [13.1, 13.6, 14.5, 15.0, 17.6]
Which network does the best? The worst? Can you say something
positive about each network using the boxplots? Explain.
Take Notes on the following in Heart of Mathematics
(keep track of the pages)
p. 666671 and 675683 Stumbling Through a Minefield of Data

30 Oct  Tues 
Read through Project 3 and note the
themes in both books that you should pay attention to when reading and taking
notes in both books:
Collecting and Presenting Data
Predictors
Boxplots
Unintended Consequences
Read and highlight or take notes (keep track of the pages) on:
How Do You Know
p. 131134 on History of Statistics, Census, Sampling and
Random Sampling,
p. 138 on estimating a characteristic as well as
sample size,
p. 140 from item 3. to the bottom of the page on
misleading questions, and
p. 142 on Human Subject Research
and bring the book to class.
Complete How Do You Know p. 180181 #6 on measures of center
and be prepared to discuss why you chose the measures too
If you did not complete the lab on Monday, see the class highlights page and ASULearn and finish it.

29 Oct  Mon 
As of 3:38pm ASU message, we DO have lab today  I will see you shortly.
You will need money on your card to print 1 sheet from lab.
Find the stock symbols of a few companies that are actively traded and
that you are interested in "buying" 
for example, you might search
http://finance.yahoo.com/lookup for stocks with certain names
or www.google.com for
"stock symbol" "COMPANY NAME"
where COMPANY NAME is the name of the company that you are interested in.
Take notes on:
1) section 1.5: Personal Finance: Investments
in the How Do You Know?
book (beginning on p. 51)
to gain some familiarity with personal investments and stock information.
2) Heart of Mathematics p. 608609
(How to Get Rich Quick as a Stock Whiz).

25 Oct  Thur 
****Test 2****
study guide

23 Oct  Tues 
If you did not complete the lab, then do so.
How Do You Know Exercise Set
1.2 (beginning on p. 23) #9, 14, 21, and 24 and Exercise Set 1.3
(beginning on p. 32) # 8 and 10
Take a try of the ASULearn Material Review Questions for
Test 2 and look at the study guide and
write down any questions that you have.

22 Oct  Mon 
Review the condo lab from last week. We will use the same Excel file as
well as your car info so be sure that you understand what we did and have the
car info with you.
Bring the How Do You Know? workbook to lab
Review the class highlights page and begin taking notes for finance
information for Project 4

18 Oct  Thur 
Read How Do You Know p. 3847
Complete You Try It 3.4 on the top of page 30 in How Do You Know,
which is similar to the
car loan practice problem from lab. Show work. Hint: When you solve for the
monthly payment, you should obtain 381.84 and the balance due at the end of
3 months is 13782.35.

16 Oct  Tues 
If you did not complete the lab, do so...
Search the web for information about personal or consumer debt or
loans in the US. How about for the entire world? How about for North
Carolina? Also search for information about the federal deficit.
Report back on what you found.

15 Oct  Mon 
****Project 2: Benjamin Franklin's Financial Legacy
****
Project 2 Criteria
Benjamin Franklin's Will 
News Article Web Readings for Project 2

9 Oct  Tues 
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 846 (A Look Back) and
How Do You Know? p. 2629 on loans and amortization
Continue to work on Project 2
If you did not complete Jane and Joan from the lab, do so.

8 Oct  Mon 
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 831837 and
How Do You Know? p. 1213 and be sure you
understand the derivation on p. 12.
Review and bring your formula sheet to lab
Work on Project 2

4 Oct  Thur 
Complete
$37 savings. Show
work to determine that the interest is $119.84 and $10.91 respectively.
Begin looking at project 2 under the October 15 due date.

2 Oct  Tues 
Read p. 1, 57, 911 in
How Do You Know? and highlight important points within the reading
(and write down any questions).
Complete p. 22 Exercise Set 1.2 # 5 and 7.
If you did not complete the Benjamin Franklin lab on the class highlights
page, do so.

1 Oct  Mon 
Read Benjamin
Franklin's Plan  Web Reading
for Lab and take notes.
Review the formulas and philosophies of derivations
for "simple interest" and lump sum.

27 Sep  Thur 
How Do You Know? p. 22 Exercise Set 1.2 # 1 and 2.
You may write in the workbook to save paper. Show work!

25 Sep  Tues 
Practice Problems (to turn in)
from How Do You Know? workbook
Exercise Set 1.1 beginning on p. 7:
# 1, 13, 16, 17, and 20.
You may write in the workbook and rip out the pages to save paper. Show your
calculation work!
Bring your test to class

24 Sep  Mon 
Talk to your friends or relatives,
collect information that you receive in
the mail, search on the web
and/or go to a bank
to find recent interest rates on...
savings,
checking accounts,
cds (certificate of deposit),
credit card rates,
student loan rates,
house loan (mortgage) rates,
and car loan rates.
Summarize your findings and be sure to list the source of each rate.

20 Sep  Thur 
****Test 1****
study guide

18 Sep  Tues 
Take a try of ASULearn Material Review Quiz [participation requires at
least one try of the quiz, but the specific grade does not matter  it is only
there to provide you with feedback.]
Read through the test 1 study guide
and write down any questions.
Begin working on Project 4, which also serves as a good review of the
material.
If you did not complete the lab, do so

17 Sep  Mon 
Read through and take notes for lab (which may take the form of
written notes, highlighting and/or underlining):
1. An article I wrote for Mathematics Awareness Month:
The Shape
of the Universe
2. Gluing Spaces
Begin working on homework for Tuesday

13 Sep  Thur 
Read through
Project 4 and write down any questions you
have related to the project
Read through and take notes on
Heart of Mathematics Section 4.7 (The Fourth Dimension)
and be prepared to discuss the reading
Read through the
Jeff Weeks Interview

11 Sep  Tues 
Read through and take notes on
Heart of Mathematics Section 4.6 (The Shape of Reality)
and be prepared to discuss the reading
Review the lab and
if you did not finish the lab during class, complete it for homework.

10 Sep  Mon 
Read through the 2D Universes
Readings and take notes (or print out and highlight) for lab.
Begin working on the reading for Tuesday

6 Sep  Thur 
****Project 1: Earth
and Universe  Annotated Bibliography****
Bring a 1012 inch diameter child's ball  these are usually found in bins in stores and cost a couple of dollars. Be sure that this ball is smooth, can bounce, and that you will not mind writing on it during class.



30 Aug  Thur 
Review material from class on Tuesday and write down any questions
Begin looking for references for
project 1

28 Aug  Tues 
Go to ASULearn, click on Profile, click on Edit Profile,
and add a picture of yourself so that it is easier to get to know each
other. To
contact anyone in class, click on Participants, click on their
picture, and
click on Send message. This is the best way to contact me outside of
class.
Review class notes and the class highlights
webpage from last week and bring your iclicker to class.
If you did not complete the
Mathematical Experiences Reflection on ASULearn during lab, then finish that.

27 Aug  Mon 
Read through
the perspective
drawing web reading and take notes (or print out and highlight).

23 Aug  Thur 
Read through the Syllabus
which is online  search google for Dr. Sarah, click on my 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.
Read through Project 1 due
on 9/6.
Obtain from the bookstore:
purchase the How Do You Know? workbook
and rent the hardcover Heart of Mathematics book
and the iclicker.
Obtain a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it)
Bring the iclicker and calculator to all classes
