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.

May 4  Wed 
**Final Project**
will occur from 35:30pm
Peer Review Poster Session
Extra credit crochet model of
hyperbolic geometry due (for me to keep).
Extra credit on perspective
geometry
Extra credit Futurama sum of two cubes worksheet

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Apr 28  Thur 
Test revisions due by 5pm

Apr 26  Tues 
**Project 5: Personal Reflection**
(assigned on April 5)
Be sure that you have received approval for your final project topic
from Dr. Sarah. Come to class prepared to
share your topic (very briefly  just a few sentences)
with the rest of the class.

Apr 27  Mon 
Work on Project 5 and the Final Project
Bring your Stock Market Packet to lab along with your class notes.

Apr 21  Thur 
**Test 3**
study guide
WebCT quiz retake due

Apr 19  Tues 
**Project 4: Statistics in the Media**
(assigned on April 5)

Apr 18  Mon 
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz
Work on Projects
Test revisons and the grades assignment due by 7pm

Apr 14  Thur 
Read Heart of Math p. 571622 and 645658
and come to class prepared to discuss the
readings.
**Lab 6
**
Part 1
Part 2

Apr 12  Tues 
Read Heart of Math 4957 and p. 8288
Begin working on readings for Thursday

Apr 11  Mon 
Important for your success in lab!:
Read linear regression web reading
How Do You Know? p. 188 # 14 and p. 211 #12. Show work and be
prepared to turn these in.
If you didn't already complete it, finish the regression worksheet
from class.

Apr 7  Thur 
Work on test revisions and grades assignment, and homework for Monday.
Use class time to do research on project 4, 5, and the final project.

Apr 5  Tues 
**
Lab 5
**

Apr 4  Mon 
**Project 3: Ben Franklin's Legacy**
(assigned on Mar 3)
Ben Franklin's Will  Web Readings
Appendix 1: Your graded Ben F lab
Appendix 2: Ben
Franklin's Will  Project 3
Appendix 3: SelfEvaluation Checklist for the Ben Franklin Report
and the Checklist Guide

Mar 31  Thur 
Work on the Ben Franklin Project

Mar 24  Thur 
Work on WebCT quizzes and review.
**Test 2**
study guide
select answers
**Lab 4
** 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?
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.
How Do You Know? p. 9294 #9, 14, 21, 24 and p. 103 #8. Come to class
prepared to present these.

Mar 21  Mon 
Condo hw
Finish up to the portion that says Monday Lab Work.
Web based problems try different web browsers if yours doesn't work
.
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.
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz

Mar 17  Thur 
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.

Mar 15  Tues 
HDYK 2.2 # 8 and 10
Read HDYK p. 95103 (The answers to You Try It Problems are in the back of the book).

Mar 14  Mon 
Bring a printer card with money on it to lab.
Complete the ** parts of the class
data collection sheet
Complete the stock market hw

Mar 3  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 3: Ben Franklin's Will  Part 1
**

Mar 1  Tues 
Complete Monday's homework too.
Read p. 7981 in HDYK (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.

Feb 28  Mon 
University Cancelled Classes
Read HDYK section 2.2 and complete 2.2 # 1 and 2.
Ben Franklin web reading

Feb 24  Thur 
Review percentages by completing HDYK 2.1 # 1, 17, 20, and 21.
**Test 1 revisions
**
due by 4pm (see the hints on revisions page attached to your test)

Feb 14  21 
**Project 2: What is a Mathematician?
**
assignment,
web references,
presentation checklist, and
handout checklist
(assigned on Jan 27)

Feb 21  Mon 
Skim the 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.
Read the Mary Ellen Rudin, Frank Morgan, and Ingrid Daubechies
Web Readings
If you are presenting on Mary Ellen Rudin, Frank Morgan, and
Ingrid Daubechies,
your powerpoint file is due by 3:00pm, and you should bring 28 copies of your
handout to class.

Feb 17  Thur 
Read the Paul Erdos and David Blackwell
Web Readings
If you are presenting on Paul Erdos and David Blackwell,
your powerpoint file is due by 12:00, and you should bring 28 copies of your
handout to class.

Feb 15  Tues 
Read the Georg Cantor and Srinivasa Ramanujan
Web Readings
If you are presenting on Georg Cantor or Srinivasa Ramanujan,
your powerpoint file is due by 12:00, and you should bring 28 copies of your
handout to class.

Feb 14  Mon 
Read the Thomas Fuller and Maria Agnesi
Web Readings
Read the Carl Friedrich Gauss and Sophie Germain
Web Readings
If you are presenting on Thomas Fuller, Maria Agnesi, Carl Friedrich Gauss, or Sophie Germain,
your powerpoint file is due by 3:00pm, and you should bring 28 copies of your
handout to class.

Feb 10  Thur 
Preliminary bullet points writeup for mathematician project (1 per group)
Use your paper references and the
web references to
create bullet points for
Influences, Support, Barriers and Diversity Issues, and Mathematical Style.

Feb 8  Tues 
Begin working on the What is a Mathematician? project

Feb 7  Mon 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
What is Mathematics web reading

Feb 3  Thur 
**Test 1**
study guide

Feb 1  Tues 
Read Heart of Math p. 307320 and review p. 288299.
Review homework readings from Monday.
Continue studying for Thursday's test.

Jan 31  Mon 
Review #7 of 2D Universes
Read
Universe as Doughnut:
New Data, New Debate
Universe is Finite, "Soccer Ball"Shaped
Shape of the Universe 
Mind Bending Ideas!
Begin studying for Thursday's test.

Jan 27  Thur 
Read Heart of Math pp. p. 288299 and come prepared to
discuss this in class.
Go over the answers to the problems we went over on Tuesday and be
prepared to answer them.
**
Lab 2**

Jan 25  Tues 
**Project 1: Earth and Universe**
(assigned on Jan 18)
Sometime before now, come into office hours for a short conference
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 18  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
readings that are accessible as a link from
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/s05.html
Heart of Mathematics p. xi  xiv
Creative Inquiry Lessons for Life
Round Earth
**Lab 1**
due at 5pm (no lates allowed)

Jan 13  Thur 
Meet in 205 instead of 314
Come to class prepared to discuss the readings that are accessible
as a link from
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/s05.html
Perspective Drawing
Syllabus

Jan 11  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 in the
IDS section of the bookstore.
Work on Lab 1 due next Tues.
Bring your calculator, 3ring binder notebook, hole puncher and
all handouts I give you to classes and labs until otherwise notified.
