DUE Date

WORK DUE at the beginning of class or lab
unless otherwise noted!
For homework, prepare to turn in work that meets the criterion in
Presenting Homework and Writing Assignments

Dec 14  Sat 
 Final exam will occur from 911:30am in 210 for 11am class.
Calculator mandatory and one 8.5 by 11 sheet with writing on both
sides allowed.
Details will be given in class Mon the 9th and Tues the 10th.
Takehome portion

Dec 13  Fri 
 Final exam will occur from 911:30am in 210 for 9:30am class.
Calculator mandatory and one 8.5 by 11 sheet with writing on both
sides allowed.
Details will be given in class Mon the 9th and Tues the 10th.
Takehome portion

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Dec 11  Wed 
 Final Drafts of the following writing assignments
DUE at 5pm:
a) Ben Franklin as a printed report.
Ben Franklin's Will  Web Readings
Ben Franklin's Will  Part 2  Major Writing Assignment
Image of Excel chart
Word Document containing
only the Excel chart
b) Mathematician worksheet as an attachment onto WebCT (.doc or
if not a Word document than .rtf (rich text format).
What is a Mathematician segment,
web references
and the
worksheet checklist.
c) You must turn in your original drafts and graded checklists.
d) The paper reference handout for your mathematician must also be
turned in..
 Extra Credit Opportunities due at 5pm
 WebCT quizzes 69 due at 11:55pm

December 9  Mon 
 Bring your stock market packet,
Ben Franklin draft, mathematician worksheet draft,
and all notes from the mathematician segment and the geometry segment
to lab.

December 6  Fri 
 Worksheet from Monday's lab due by 5pm

December 5  Thur 
 Review Shape of the Universe
readings.

December 2  Mon 
 Read Heart of Math p. 288319
 Bring your stock packet to lab.
 WebCT quiz 8 on persective drawing, Homer 3D, Heart of Math reading,
geometry of the earth questions 17, 2D universes lab and
class activities from before Thanksgiving will be available.

November 26  Tues 

November 25  Mon 

Geometry of the Earth and Universe Report due at the beginning of lab.
No lates allowed.

Bring 1 ball per group (that you won't mind drawing on) to lab  the
ball and should be between 6 inches and a foot in
diameter, and it should be round, smooth and the type of ball that has
already been completely inflated in the store (so that it does not
have a lot of give). 

 If you have masking tape, bring that too. If you have a marker, bring that
too.

November 22  Fri 
 2D Universes Lab Due by 5pm (will count as a numerical lab grade)

November 21  Thur 
 11/19 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due

November 19  Tues 

Readings
and 11/14 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Mary Ellen Rudin,
Frank Morgan, and Ingrid Daubechies

November 14  Thur 

Readings
and 11/12 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Paul Erdos and David Blackwell

November 12  Tues 
 Readings
and 11/7 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Georg Cantor and Srinivasa Ramanujan

November 11  Mon 
 Test 2 revisions and grades assignment (see papers attached to your
test) for an extra +5/100 DUE at 6pm

November 7  Thur 

Readings and 11/5 Worksheets
and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Sophie Germain and Carl Friedrich Gauss

November 5  Tues 
 Readings
 Presentations and Worksheets on Thomas Fuller and Maria Agnesi

Nov 4  Mon 
 Skim
FiftyFive Culteral Reasons Why Too Few Women Win at
Mathematics by Patricia C. Kenschaft
from Winning Women into Mathematics, 1990, p. 1115.
 This reading, stats on
women and minorities in mathematics (from class),
and Andrew Wiles and Carolyn Gordon
and their mathematics will be on WebCT quiz 6.
 Bring your stock packet to lab.

Oct 31  Thur 
 Reread
the What is a Mathematician segment
and paper reference handouts,
the web references
for your mathematician, and
the worksheet and
presentation checklists
and PowerPoint guidelines
and bring the paper handouts to class.
 If you have a pair of scissors and/or a drum,
then bring them to class.

Oct 29  Tues 
 If you have a pair of scissors,
then bring them to class on Tuesday and Thursday

Oct 28  Mon 
 Read through the
What is a Mathematician segment
and paper reference handouts,
the web references
for your mathematician, and
the worksheet and
presentation checklists
and PowerPoint guidelines.

Oct 24  Thur 
 WebCT quizzes 4 and 5 retakes due before class.
 Test 2 on Stats Study Guide
Test 1 Instructions

Oct 21  Mon 
 Read Heart of Math p. 601610
 How Do You Know p. 209 #12
 Bring your calendar to lab, especially if you must miss any
class in the next month
and think about who you
might want to work with on the next major project
(groups of 2).
 Statistics Detective Lab
(which we'll do in lab) will be due at the end of lab.

Oct 16  Wed 

Oct 14  Mon 
 How Do You Know p. 186 # 14
 Skim How Do You Know p. 190201 (You will need to understand the ideas
before lab.)
 Take 1st try of quiz 5
 Finish Regression Worksheet from Thursday's class
 Quiz 3 retakes DUE at 11:55pm

Oct 11  Fri 
 Test 1 revisions and
grades assignment DUE at 5pm
for an extra +4.6/100 = +3/65.
 Mean Median and Mode
Lab from Monday DUE at 5pm

Oct 10  Thur 
 Read Heart of Math p. 593595
 How do you know p. 185 #6 (try numerous
examples of small data sets of 3 or 4 points to try and see which
measure of center would be best in each case and why the others fail
to be good measures of center)
 Do 2 histograms (1 for each gender) for the timed MRT
class data each having 3 classes of width 1 each
[ 0 less than or equal to
score < 1, 1 less than or equal to score < 2, and 2
less than or equal to score < 3]
 Take try 1 of WebCT quiz 4

Oct 7  Mon 

Oct 4  Fri 

Oct 3  Thur 
 Read Heart of Math p. 583589, and 4750.

Oct 1  Tues 
 Real life rates 
Either go to a bank, begin collecting information that you receive in
the mail, or search on the web to find real interest rates on...
savings,
checking & money market accounts,
cds (certificate of deposit),
credit card rates,
student loan rates,
house loan rates
and car loan rates.
Write up or print out your findings.

Sep 30  Mon 

Math 1010 Data Collection Sheet.
Fill in the ** questions for
homework (Gender .. Major)  we will do the rest in lab.
 Read the web reading on
Quantitative Literacy
 Read
Heart of Mathematics p. 540541 (How to Get Rich Quick as a Stock Whiz)
 If you have them, bring a stopwatch and/or pinecones to lab.

Sep 26  Thur 
 Quiz 2 retakes DUE at the beginning of class.
 Test 1 on Finance. Review
Sheet Also review past web reading hws on what mathematics is.
Review Sheet answers.
Test 1
Instructions

Sep 25  Wed 

Sep 23  Mon 
 hw for lab on the 23rd
(stock and Homer's
paycheck)
 Study for quiz 2.
Review all of your class notes and homework. Review simple interest, lump
sum, periodic payment and loan payment formulas and philosophy of
formulation. Be able to match a problem to the correct formula, and also
match a problem to the correct answer using only common sense (units of the
answer and comparison with other problems). You may bring a "cheat sheet"
with you.
 You will need your printing card  bring this to lab.

Sep 19  Thur 

Sept 17  Tues 
 What would have happened if I had waited until today to buy
the condo? Assume that the price of the condo stayed the same
(which it wouldn't have!)
What is the monthly payment if we use today's
mortage rate of approximately 6.125%.
How much would I pay in total?
How much of that would be interest?
(I obtained this rate at
Bank of America Page by choosing Conventinal Fixed and looking at the
30 year rate.)
 If I 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
for me 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?
Show work to explain why.
 What will my monthly payment be
if I take out a car loan at 8% compounded monthly for $50,000
for 18.38 years?
 Web based problems need to use Internet Explorer .
Be sure to show work for EVERY entry on the same piece of paper
as the rest of your homework:
Web Problem 1
Web Problem 2
Be sure that you explain how each calculation is completed.
Also note that row 0 of the table at the bottom
is not supposed to be filled in 
fill in rows 1 and 2.

Sep 16  Mon 
 Read What is Math
 Finish up through Option 2: Take out a smaller loan
part of Dr. Sarah's Condo (just before the lab work with Excel
section).
 Review lump sum, periodic payment and loan payment formulas,
and calculation of interest and total put in.
 Quiz 1 Retakes DUE at 11:55pm

Sep 13  Fri 

Sept 12  Thur 
 Read p. ix  xii in Heart of Mathematics (11 class see WebCT
main page after Monday for a link to the readings).
 Read Creative Inquiry Lessons for Life
 p. 9091 How Do You Know? 8, 10
 Read p. 9395 in How Do You Know?

Sep 10  Tues 
 Jane and Joan sheet
 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?

Sep 9  Mon 
 For the WebCT quiz,
make sure that you know how to get into WebCT and
study the syllabus, Dr. Sarah's Office Hours link,
practice problems from p. 6071, Wile E. Coyote,
the history of interest, AND the following 2 posters:
the poster with the orange fruit on it (located
outside my door), and the "Mathematics is Power" poster
(inside my office). You will need to stop by my office hours
to read the posters and introduce yourself.

Sept 3  Tues 
 Read the Writing Assignment Criterion
and the Wile E solution which are
accessible as links
off of the main web page
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010
 Read p. 7778 in How Do You Know?
 p. 90 1 and 2 How Do You Know? to turn in
(see Presenting Homework and Writing Assignments
which is located at the end of the syllabus).
 Complete
Lab 1 by 11pm (This assignment will count as a lab project).

Aug 29  Thur 
 Get a scientific calculator (with y^x, x^y, or ^)
and a looseleaf notebook,
 Get the How Do You Know? book from the Mat 1010 section of the
bookstore.
 If you are in the 9:30 class, also obtain the Heart of Math book
by showing your syllabus upstairs in the IDS section of the bookstore.
 Bring your calculator and the
How Do You Know? book to classes and labs until otherwise notified.
 Read the syllabus carefully, if you haven't done so already.
 p. 6971 #1, 6, 9, 17, 20, 21 How Do You Know? to turn in
(see Presenting Homework and Writing Assignments
which is located at the end of the syllabus).
