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.

May 1  Mon 
****Final Project****
will occur from 35:30pm. Brink your own beverages  I will provide some
snacks.
Poster sessions,
peer
review and self evaluation
Extra credit crochet model of
hyperbolic geometry due (for me to keep).
Other extra credit mentioned during the semester is due
(viewing distance in an art gallery, Rob Kirshner and/or Jeff Week's talk
writeups to compare and contrast what he discussed with what we discussed
in class...)
Test 3 revisions due (turn in your test too).

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Apr 29  Sat 
Final Project topic must be
approved by Dr. Sarah by 3pm (topics will be assigned on a first come/first
served basis).

Apr 25  Tues 
****Project 8: Personal
Reflection****

Apr 24  Mon 
Complete the Learning Evaluation
Work on Personal Reflection and Final Project

Apr 20  Thur 
****Test 3****
study guide

Apr 13  Thur 
****Project 7:
Statistics in the Media
****
(assigned on April 4)

Apr 11  Tues 
Test 2 revisions and grade sheet due.
If you haven't already done so,
take a try of the WebCT quiz and write down any questions you have on
a sheet to turn in.

Apr 10  Mon 
Take a try of the WebCT quiz and write down any questions you have on
a sheet to turn in.
Extra Credit Lecture: Attend Jeff Week's Talk and write up a summary
of what he discusses and compare and contrast it with what we discussed in
class.

Apr 6  Thur 
****Project 6:
Representations of Data
(Assigned on March 27)
****
Come to class prepared to discuss Heart of Math
p. 571600, 621623, and 645658.

Apr 4  Tues 
Skim Heart of Math p. 4957 and p. 8288

Apr 3  Mon 
****Project 5: Ben Franklin's Legacy****
(assigned on Feb 27)
Ben Franklin's Will  Web Readings
Appendix 1: Your completed Ben F lab
Appendix 2: Ben
Franklin's Will  Project 3
Appendix 3: SelfEvaluation Checklist for the Ben Franklin Report
and the Checklist Guide
Read
the linear regression reading for lab
If you didn't finish up the worksheet from class, be sure to do so,
along with HDYK 3.4 #15 parts b) and c).

Apr 30  Thur 
Use the information on p. 295 to sketch the boxplots and answer the
questions on part a) of HDYK 3.3 #25. Be prepared to turn this in.
Work on homework for Monday.

Apr 28  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss 3.3 #6.

Apr 27  Mon 
Work on Ben Franklin project
Bring your stock market sheet
filled to the "Stop here for now!!" part (we did this in lab), and your
graph stapled to it, and be sure your Excel file is on WebCT (show all).
Check your credit hours of absences and compare with the
syllabus policy.

Mar 23  Thur 
****Test 2****
study
guide select answers
****Project 4:
Condo and Car Purchases
**** (assigned on March 7)

Mar 21  Tues 
HDYK Exercise Set 1.2 #9, 14, 21, 24 and Exercise Set 1.3 #8, 11
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? 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.
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 20  Mon 
Finish condo project hw
Go over your formula sheet along with some previous homework problems
and practice on your calculator in order to obtain the correct answers.
Work on Ben Franklin project,
reallife rates for Tues, and review for test.

Mar 9  Thur 
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. 2427).
Also note that row 0 of the table at the bottom
is not supposed to be filled in 
fill in the equations to obtain the answers in rows 1 and 2.
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz

Mar 7  Tues 
Exercise Set 1.2 # 8 and 10
Skim p. 2427 in HDYK

Mar 6  Mon 
You will need your card to print in lab.
Complete the ** parts of the class
data collection sheet
Complete the stock market hw

Mar 2  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?

Mar 1  Wed 
Extra Credit Lecture: Attend
Robert
Kirshner's Talk and write up a summary of what we talked about in class
and lab and compare and contrast it with what he discusses.

Feb 28  Tues 
Carefully read HDYK p. 1113 (the answer to You Try It 2.3 is on page 275)

Feb 27  Mon 
Read HDYK section 1.2 and complete Exercise Set 1.2 #1 and 2.
Ben Franklin web reading

Feb 23  Thur 
Begin a draft of your Personal Reflection

Feb 21  Tues 
Complete HDYK Exercise Set 1.1 # 1, 13, 16, 17, 20
and be prepared to turn this in (show work!)

Feb 13  20 
****Project 3: What is a Mathematician?
****
assignment
web references
PowerPoint tips
(assigned on Jan 30)

Feb 20  Mon 
Come to class prepared to share something from 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.
Come to class prepared to share something from 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 attached onto the WebCT bulletin board.

Feb 16  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss 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 attached onto the WebCT bulletin board.

Feb 14  Tues 
Come to class prepared to share something from 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 attached onto the WebCT bulletin board.

Feb 13  Mon 
Come to class prepared to share something from the
Thomas Fuller, Maria Agnesi, 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 attached onto the WebCT bulletin board.

Feb 9  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,
as in points 1116 in the presentation checklist.
If you didn't finish the Andrew Wiles handout, prepare to turn it in at
the start of class.

Feb 6  Mon 
Come to class prepared to discuss the What is Mathematics? reading.
Search the web to find a short quote (other than those in the above
reading) about what mathematics is, and bring the quote and person's name to
class.

Feb 2  Thur 
****Test 1**** study guide

Jan 31  Tues 
Read
Shape of the Universe and
Geometry of the Universe
and take at least 1 try of WebCT quizzes 13 to
begin reviewing for test 1 (also see the study guide under Thur).

Jan 30  Mon 
Review #7 of 2D Universes
Come to lab prepared to discuss the following:
Heart of Math Reading p. 307319.
Universe readings

Jan 26  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss the following:
Heart of Math Reading p. 289299.
Jeff Weeks worksheet
Review the answers to the problems we went over on Tuesday

Jan 24  Tues 
****Project 2:
Earth and Universe****
(assigned on Jan 17)
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 23  Mon 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
2D Universes Reading

Jan 19  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss the readings that are accessible as a link from http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/s06.html
Readings:
Heart of Mathematics p. xi  xiv
What is Mathematics
Creative Inquiry Lessons for Life
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.

Jan 17  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
reading that is accessible as a link from
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/s06.html
Round Earth
****Project 1****
due by 5pm (no lates allowed)

Jan 12  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss the readings that are accessible
as a link from
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/s06.html
Perspective Drawing
Syllabus

Jan 10  Tues 
Work on Project 1.
