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
**
means that the assignment will receive a
numerical grade. Other assignments count towards
the baseline participation grade.

May 8  Thur 

May 7  Wed 

May 6  Tues 
 Retakes for WebCT quizzes 68 due by 11:55pm

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May 1  Thur 
 due by 5pm:
a) **Revised Ben Franklin
report** printed out.
You must also turn in your
original draft and graded checklist.
b) **Revised mathematician worksheet** as an attachment
onto WebCT to Dr. Sarah at 1339520031
as .doc or .rtf (if not a Word document, Save as... rich text format).
You must also turn in your original worksheet draft and graded checklist.
c) **Paper references** Dr. Sarah gave you for your mathematician must be turned back in.

Apr 28  Mon 
 Work on Ben F and Mathematician revisions
and WebCT quizzes 68. After a review
lab, there will be some time in lab on Monday to work on assignments,
so you may want to bring an electronic copy of
your mathematician worksheet and use lab time to complete revisions
with your partner.

Apr 24  Thur 
 Skim through
Universe as Doughnut: New Data, New Debate
(NYTimes article dated March 11, 2003),
go over
Spheres Sliced in 2D and 3D,
and go back over
Gluing Spaces to Obtain Possible Shapes for our Universe
, and
Shape of the Universe  Mind Bending Ideas!
 Work on WebCT quizzes
 Work on Ben F and Mathematician revisions.

Apr 17  Thur 
 Finish up the Shape of the
Universe Worksheet if you haven't already done so.
 Reread Shape of the Universe  Mind Bending Ideas!
 Reread Gluing Spaces to Obtain Possible Shapes for our Universe
 Go back over Davide Cervone's talk on The Cube and the Hypercube: Rotations and Slices

Apr 15  Tues 

Apr 14  Mon 
 Read Heart of Math p. 288319
 Take try 1 of WebCT quiz 6 and 7.
 Bring your stock packet to lab.

Apr 11  Fri 

Apr 10  Thur 

**
Geometry of the Earth and Universe report**
due
(assigned on March 19) (NO lates)

Bring 1 ball per group of 2 (that you won't mind drawing on)  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.

Apr 7  Mon 
 4/3 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due

**Lab 8:**
Test 2 revisions and grades assignment due by 7pm
 Reread the Syllabus and Grading Policies

Apr 3  Thur 

Readings
and 4/1 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Mary Ellen Rudin,
Frank Morgan, and Ingrid Daubechies

Mar 25  Apr 3 

Apr 1  Tues 

Readings
and 3/31 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Paul Erdos and David Blackwell

Mar 31  Mon 
 Readings
and 3/27 Worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Georg Cantor and Srinivasa Ramanujan

Mar 28  Fri 

Mar 27  Thur 

Readings and 3/25 Worksheets
and suggestions for improvement due
 Presentations and Worksheets on Sophie Germain and Carl Friedrich Gauss

Mar 25  Tues 
 Readings
 Presentations and Worksheets on Thomas Fuller and Maria Agnesi

Mar 20  Thur 
 Preliminary writeup of the answers to your math quesions for your
mathematician project due (1 per group)
references
 If you didn't do so already, then finish up the worksheet on
Andrew Wiles.

Mar 17  Mon 
 Skim
FiftyFive Culteral Reasons Why Too Few Women Win at
Mathematics by Patricia C. Kenschaft
from Winning Women into Mathematics, 1990, p. 1115.

Mar 7  Friday 
 **Lab 6:
Test 1 revisons and
grades assignment
**
This will count as a lab grade as well as a possible extra +3/65 or +4.6/100
added onto your test.

Mar 6  Thur 
 Retakes for WebCT quizzes 3, 4 and 5 must be completed by 3:30
 **Test 2
**on Statistics
Study Guide

Mar 4  Tues 
 Finish up readings from lab
if you didn't already complete them.
 Work on homework for the end of the week.

Mar 3  Mon 
 How Do You Know? p. 186 # 14 and p. 209 #12

Feb 28  Fri 
 **Lab 4*
*
on Mean, Median and Mode
due by 5pm (complete this yourself outside of class and ignore numbers
8, 9, 10 and the "show Dr. Sarah" parts)
 **Lab 5** on Monday's regression (Part 1 and Part 2) due by 5pm

Feb 27  Thur 
 Take try 1 of WebCT quiz 5

Feb 26  Wed 

Feb 25  Tues 
 Work on homework for the end of the week.

Feb 24  Mon 
 Read How Do You Know p. 190201 (you will need to understand these
ideas before lab).
 Finish regression worksheet from Thursday's class. For the last part,
note that circumference = Pi diameter, and use both predictions and their
strength in order to come up with your prediction.

Feb 20  Thur 
 Read Heart of Math p. 593595 and 601610
 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

Feb 18  Tues 
 Work on Ben Franklin and take a look at the Mean, Median and Mode
lab we would have done on Monday
that will be due next Friday (you must complete this yourself outside of
class  see Fri the 28).

Feb 17  Mon 
 Read Heart of Mathematics p. 4750 and 8390.
 Modular Arithmetic and Check Digits
 Be sure that you bring your stock market packet to this lab (and all
labs in the future).

Feb 13  Thur 
 **Test 1
**
on Finance
Review Sheet
Select Answers
Test 1 Instructions
 WebCT quiz 2 retakes due by 3:30

February 11  Tues 
 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.
 How Do You Know p. 9092 9, 14, 21 and 24, and p. 101 number 8

Feb 10  Mon 

Math 1010 Data Collection Sheet.
Fill in the ** questions for
homework (Gender through Number of Nonsense Words Remembered) 
we will do the rest in lab.
 Read the web reading on
Quantitative Literacy

Read the web reading on
What is Math
 Read the web reading on
Creative Inquiry Lessons for Life
 WebCT quiz 3 on the condo lab, student loans, web searching,
taxes, and stocks.
 If you have them, bring pinecones to lab.

Feb 7  Fri 
 **
Lab 3**
on Dr. Sarah's condo
is due by 5pm.

Feb 6  Thur 
 Read Heart of Mathematics p. ix  xii, p. 540541
(How to Get Rich Quick as a Stock Whiz),
and p. 583589.

Feb 4  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.

Feb 3  Mon 
 You will need to stop by my office hours anytime
before this, introduce yourself,
and sit down and talk with me for a few minutes.
Read and take notes on the poster with the orange fruit on
it (located outside my door) outside my door), and the
"Mathematics is Power" poster (inside my office).
This will count as homework participation.
 If you haven't already
finished up to the directed point on the condo worksheet,
finish that.
 Read Wile E
assignment
and Dr. Sarah's response (web readings)
 Skim Ben F
Web Readings
and Writing Project Criterion
(web materials).
 For WebCT quiz 2, Review the Jane and Joan
worksheet, the Homer tax worksheet, and the posters from my office.
Review lump sum, periodic payment and loan payment formulas
and philosophy of formulation.
Review "how much we put in" and "total interest" calculations.
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.

Jan 31  Fri 
 **
Lab 2*
*
on Ben Franklin
and the Stock Market is due by 5pm.

Jan 30  Thur 
 If you haven't already done so, get a
3ring binder notebook and hole puncher and use these to keep all of the
handouts and homework organized.
 p. 9091 How Do You Know? 8, 10
 Read p. 97101 in How Do You Know?
(The answers to You Try It Problems
are in the back of the book.)

Jan 28  Tues 
 Read lump sum versus periodic payment handout.
 Setup both sides of the equation by plugging in numbers for the
problems on the back of the
lump sum versus periodic payment handout.
 Read p. 9397 in How Do You Know? (The answers to You Try It Problems
are in the back of the book.)

Jan 27  Mon 
 Jane and Joan sheet (to turn in)
 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? (to turn in)
 Complete the
Stock Market homework
(to turn in  this is important for your success in lab).
You may print this out yourself or pick up the handout from my door.
 Read through
Lab 2 Directions
 Get a printer card and bring it to labs.
 WebCT quiz 1 retakes are due by 11:55pm

Jan 23  Thur 
 The University has cancelled classes today.
Today's homework is now due
on Monday, but you have additional homework due then too.

Jan 21  Tues 
 p. 90 1 and 2 How Do You Know? to turn in
(follow the guidelines in
Presenting Homework and Writing Assignments
which is located at the end of the syllabus).
 Read Reading Mathematics,
which is accessible as a link from
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/
 Read p. 7779 in How Do You Know?
(The answer to You Try it 2.3 is at the top of page 305).
Then slowly
read p. 77 a second time so that you are familiar with the ideas in it.
Familiarity with p. 77 is imperative for your success in today's class.
 Complete
*
*Lab 1
**
by 11pm.
Dr. Sarah's Sheet on the Main Web Page and WebCT Use

Jan 16  Thur 
 Reread the syllabus carefully.
 Follow directions on
Dr. Sarah's Sheet on the Main Web Page and WebCT Use
to enter WebCT and take the first try of quiz 1.
 Homer's taxes due (to turn in).

Jan 14  Tues 
 Get a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it)
and a 3ring binder notebook and hole puncher.
 Get the How Do You Know? book from the Mat 1010 section of the
bookstore.
 If you are in the 3:30 class, also obtain the Heart of Math book
by showing your syllabus upstairs in the IDS section of the bookstore.
 Homer's Paycheck homework
to turn in
 p. 6971 #1, 6, 9, 17, 20, 21 How Do You Know? to turn in
(follow the guidelines in
Presenting Homework and Writing Assignments
which is located at the end of the syllabus).
 Bring your calculator, 3ring binder notebook, hole puncher and
How Do You Know? book to classes and labs until otherwise notified.
