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

May 1  Sat 
**Final exam**
will occur from 911:30am (Take home portion will be handed out
on the last day of class on the 27).
WebCT quizzes 8, 9, and 10 due by 9am
Extra credit crochet model of
hyperbolic geometry due (for me to keep).

Apr 29  Thur 
**Ben Franklin report**
due by 5pm (assigned on Apr 8)
Ben Franklin's Will  Web Readings
Appendix 2: Ben
Franklin's Will  Part 2  Major Writing Assignment
SelfEvaluation Checklist for the Ben Franklin Report
Checklist Guide

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Apr 27  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.

Apr 26  Mon 
Work on WebCT quizzes, Ben Franklin report, and reallife
rates assignment (see above), and come prepared to continue working
on these at the end of lab.

Apr 22  Thur 
Work on WebCT quizzes, Ben Franklin report,
and Tuesday's reallife rates assignment and come prepared to
continue working on these at the end of class.
Bring HDYK and your calculator to class.
Lab 8 due by 5pm.

Apr 20  Tues 
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?
Show work to explain 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?

Apr 19  Mon 
Condo hw
Finish up to the portion that says Monday Lab Work.
Web based problems need to use Internet Explorer .
Be sure to show work for EVERY entry on a piece of paper to
turn in:
Web Problem 1
Web Problem 2
Be sure that you explain how each calculation is completed
(you may wish to review class notes and HDYK p. 95103).
Also note that row 0 of the table at the bottom
is not supposed to be filled in 
fill in rows 1 and 2.

Apr 15  Thur 
HDYK 2.2 # 8 and 10
Read HDYK p. 95103
(The answers to You Try It Problems are in the back of the book).
Read through the Ben F links under Thur Apr 29.
**Lab 8  Test 3 revisions and grades assignment** due at 5pm

Apr 8  Thur 
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?
**Lab 7** due at 5pm

Apr 6  Tues 
Read p. 7981 in How Do You Know?
(The answer to You Try it 2.3 is at the top of page 307).
Then slowly
read p. 79 a second time so that you are familiar with the ideas in it.

Apr 5  Mon 
Read HDYK 2.2 and complete 2.2 # 1 and 2
web reading
Homer's Taxes due at 7pm

Apr 1  Thur 
**Test on Stats**
Study Guide
WebCT quizzes 6 and 7 due
**Lab 6
**
Test 2 revisions and grades
assignment
(see page stapled to
test)
due by 5pm.

Mar 30  Tues 
Read HDYK 2.1 and complete 2.1 # 1, 17, 20, 21

Mar 29  Mon 
Homer's Paycheck and
Stats Predictors Homework
Work on hw for Tuesday and Thursday

Mar 26  Fri 
If you didn't already turn all of this in to me (and get it back),
be sure to turn in your
mathematician reference packet, your revision file attached as .doc (or .rtf)
onto WebCT, and
your original draft with my comments.

Mar 25  Thur 
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz 7
How Do You Know? p. 188 # 14 and p. 211 #12
**Lab 5
**
Part 1
Part 2
due by 5pm

Mar 23  Tues 
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 601610.
Bring HDYK to class.

Mar 22  Mon 
Important for your success in lab!:
Read linear regression web reading
Read How Do You Know p. 192  207.
If you didn't already complete it, finish the regression worksheet
from class. For the last part, note that the circumference=Pi * diameter,
and use both predictions and their respective r^{2} values in order
to come up with and justify your own prediction. (Pick this up from
my door if you weren't in class, along with the lab).

Mar 18  Thur 
How do you know p. 187 #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
general 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
2 less than or equal to
score < 3
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz 6
**
Lab 4
** due by 5pm

Mar 16  Tues 
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 592595.

Mar 15  Mon 
If you didn't finish the
circle sampling sheet in class, then finish it for homework.
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 8390 and 4750.
Modular Arithmetic and Check Digit Homework
**Mathematician worksheet revisions** due
by 7pm

Mar 5  Fri 
Stock Market Sheet
due by 5pm

Mar 4  Thur 
**Test on Mathematicians** study suggestions
WebCT quizzes due
Bring both books to class.

Mar 2  Tues 
**
Earth and Universe Part 2**
writing checklist
due by 5pm.
**Geometry test revisions and
grades assignment** due at 5pm counts
as a lab.

Mar 1  Mon 
Important for your success in lab!:
Fill in the ** parts of the
Data Collection Sheet
Stock Market HW
Bring a printer card with money on it to lab.
If you have them, bring pinecones to lab.
Read the web reading on
quantitative literacy
Read Heart of Math p. 583589.
2/24 worksheets and suggestions for improvement due.
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz 5 on the mathematics of the remainder of the
mathematicians.

Feb 26  Thur 
The University has cancelled classes beginning at 12:15, so class
is cancelled. Be sure to see the homework for Monday (it now
also includes today's hw, but I've moved the due date for the
revisions till Tuesday)  it is
important for your success in lab.

Feb 16  Feb 24 
**
Mathematician
Presentations
and Worksheets**
(assigned on Jan 29)
web references
Monday Feb 16  Thomas Fuller and Maria Agnesi
Tues Feb 17  Carl Friedrich Gauss and Sophie Germain
Thur Feb 19  Georg Cantor and Srinivasa Ramanujan
Mon Feb 23  Paul Erdos and David Blackwell
Tues Feb 24  Mary Ellen Rudin, Frank Morgan, and Ingrid Daubechies

Feb 24  Tues 
Mary Ellen Rudin, Frank Morgan, and Ingrid Daubechies
Web Readings
and 2/23 worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
Presentations and Worksheets on
Mary Ellen Rudin, Frank Morgan, and Ingrid Daubechies

Feb 23  Mon 
Paul Erdos and David Blackwell
Web Readings
and 2/19 worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
Review the mathematics of the mathematicians so far in preparation
for WebCT quiz 4 and then take the first try of quiz 4.
Presentations and Worksheets on
Paul Erdos and David Blackwell

Feb 19  Thur 
Go over the Dodge Ball worksheet and be sure that you
understand the winning strategy. Georg Cantor and Srinivasa Ramanujan
Web Readings
and 2/17 worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
If you didn't already turn these in, finish the 2 questions from lab
(see class highlights page under Monday's date).
Presentations and Worksheets on Georg Cantor and Srinivasa Ramanujan

Feb 17  Tues 
Carl Friedrich Gauss and Sophie Germain
Web Readings
and 2/16 worksheets and suggestions for improvement due
Presentations and Worksheets on
Carl Friedrich Gauss and Sophie Germain

Feb 16  Mon 
Thomas Fuller and Maria Agnesi
Web Readings
Review the web readings from last Monday (Feb 9th) on What is Math?
and Women in Math.
Presentations and Worksheets on Thomas Fuller and Maria Agnesi

Feb 12  Thur 
Preliminary writeup for mathematician project.
(bullet points are fine)
of the answers to your math questions, and
the influences, support, barriers, diversity issues,
and mathematical style of your mathematician
(1 per group).
See the complete list of
web references for your mathematician.
Be sure that you have
made it into office hours for your short conference by
now.
Finish the Andrew Wiles worksheet
from class on Tuesday, if you didn't already.
Bring your mathematician handouts to class. If you have a pair
of scissors, bring these to class.

Feb 10  Tues 
Finish the Andrew Wiles worksheet from lab, if you didn't already.
Skim through the mathematician resources, guidelines and
checklists.
Bring your mathematician handouts to class. If you have a pair
of scissors, bring these to class.
Be sure to bring a scientific calculator to all classes and labs
from now on.

Feb 9  Mon 
Read web reading on
What is Mathematics
Skim web reading on
FiftyFive Culteral Reasons Why Too Few Women Win at Mathematics
by Patricia C. Kenschaft from Winning Women into Mathematics, 1990, p. 1115.
Continue working on the mathematician project.

Feb 5  Thur 
**Test on Geometry**
test review
WebCT quizzes due
Bring your mathematician handouts to class.

Feb 3  Tues 
Review material on the shape of the universe
and work on retakes for WebCT quizzes 13
If you didn't already finish the worksheet from lab, finish that.

Feb 2  Mon 
Read Heart of Math p. 306319
Web Readings:
Review #7 of 2D Universes
Read
Shape of the Universe 
Mind Bending Ideas!
Universe as Doughnut:
New Data, New Debate and
Universe is Finite, "Soccer Ball"Shaped
Take a try of WebCT quiz 2
(recall that your grade can't go down,
is the highest of your 5 retakes, and that you should strive to receive at
least 50% credit for the ontime credit). An A is required by time five
for baseline participation.

Jan 29  Thur 
**
Lab 2**
Skim mathematician assignment reading
Read Heart of Math p. 288299
Go over answers to problems we went over on Tuesday, and be prepared to answer them if called on for an oral quiz.

Jan 27  Tues 
**
Geometry of the Earth and Universe report**
due at the start of class (assigned on Sept 2) (NO lates allowed)
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).
Also, If you have masking tape and/or markers, bring them.



Jan 26  Mon 
Web readings for lab  important for your success in lab 
read 2D Universes Readings,
and carefully read the entire
Computer Information Sheet again.
Be sure that you can get into WebCT by following the directions.
Test this out to make sure.
Study suggestions for WebCT quiz 1 which we will take in lab:
The syllabus, web readings that were due
on Tuesday Jan 20 (see that date) on What is Math?,
and our class and lab work on
perspective drawing, Are The Simpsons 2D or 3D?, Escher's works,
and hyperbolic models.
Continue working
on the geometry report.

Jan 22  Thur 
Work on geometry report.

Jan 20  Tues 
Readings due at the start of class are accessible as a link from
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/indexs04.html
Read Heart of Mathematics p. ix  xii
Read the web reading on
Creative Inquiry Lessons for Life
Read the web reading on
What is Math
Briefly describe the most interesting or surprising
aspects from the above three readings. If any material seemed puzzling,
address that as well. Finally, comment on the aesthetics of the ideas.
You can turn this in on WebCT or print it out. It is due at the start
of class.
Read the web reading on
Geometry of our Earth and Universe Problem 0

Jan 15  Thur 
**Lab 1**
due at the start of class (no lates allowed)

Jan 13  Tues 
Get a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it),
a 3ring binder notebook, and a hole puncher.
Get the How Do You Know? book from the Mat 1010 section of the
bookstore.
Get the Heart of Math book by showing your syllabus upstairs in the
IDS section of the bookstore.
Work on lab 1 due Thursday.
Bring your calculator, 3ring binder notebook, hole puncher and
all handouts I give you to classes and labs until otherwise notified.
