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
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means that the assignment will receive a numerical grade.

Apr 30  Mon 
****Final Project**** from 35:30 in 314.
A separate piece of paper with
an annotated list of references is also due.
extra credit opportunities

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Apr 24  Tues 
Abstract and Preliminary Bibliography
due as a posting to the WebCT
bulletin board (NOT email!) by 2pm
as a message or attachment that I can read and post to the main web page
(text, Word, rtf).
You should also be prepared to present your abstract
orally in class.
****Project 6: Personal
Reflection****

Apr 23  Mon 
Bring your stock packet to lab.
Your final project topic must
be preapproved by Dr. Sarah by 6:30pm.

Apr 19  Thur 
****Test 3****
study guide
WebCT quiz retake period ends.

Apr 17  Tues 
****Project 5:
Recent Statistics in the Media
****
Take a try of the WebCT quiz and write down any questions you have on it
or for the test on a sheet of paper to turn in.

Apr 12  Thur 
Come to class prepared to share something from each of the following
Heart of Math readings
1) p. 57 "a look back"
2) p. 571572 and p. 576580
3) p. 585587 and "a look back" on p. 600
4) p. 613615 and p. 620623
5) p. 645658
Begin working on Project 5 for next week

Apr 5  Thur 
Begin working on the Heart of Math readings for next week.
****Project 4: Ben Franklin's Legacy****
Ben Franklin's Will  News
Article Web Readings
Ben
Franklin's Will  Project 3
SelfEvaluation Checklist for the Ben Franklin Report

Apr 3  Tues 
Test 2 revisions of the first 3 pages only (this is a homework assignment
and you will receive extra points added onto your test if your revisions are
correct).

Apr 2  Mon 
Read the linear regression reading for
lab
Bring the stock packet to 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)

Mar 29  Thur 
Use the info on p. 295 of HDYK to sketch the boxplots and answer part a) of 3.3 #25.

Mar 27  Tues 
Come to class prepared to discuss HDYK p. 166 section 3.3 #6
on measures of center

Mar 26  Mon 
Work on Ben F
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 stock Excel file is on
WebCT (use show all).
Check your credit hours of absences and compare with the
syllabus policy.

Mar 22  Thur 
****Test 2****
study guide

Mar 20  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 19  Mon 
Finish condo project hw
Work on Ben Franklin project,
reallife rates or other homework for
Tues, and review for test via the WebCT quiz.

Mar 8  Thur 
Web Problem
Be sure that you show work on a piece of paper
for 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.
Try different web browsers if yours doesn't work
Take try 1 of WebCT quiz
While on WebCT look at your absences and compare with
the grading policy listed in the syllabus.

Mar 6  Tues 
Exercise Set 1.2 # 8 and 10
Skim p. 2427 in HDYK

Mar 5  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 1  Thur 
Jane and Joan
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?

Feb 27  Tues 
Carefully read HDYK p. 1113 (the answer to You Try It 2.3 is on page 275)

Feb 26  Mon 
Read Ben Franklin's Will 
Web Reading for Lab
Complete HDYK Exercise Set 1.2 #1 and 2 and be prepared to turn this
in (show work!)

Feb 22  Thur 
Complete HDYK Exercise Set 1.1
# 1, 13, 16, 17, 20 and be prepared to
turn this in (show work!)

Feb 12  19 
****Project 3: What is a Mathematician?****
assignment
web references
PowerPoint tips

Feb 19  Mon 
By 3pm Hunt, Morgan, and Daubechies PowerPoint are due
to the WebCT bulletin board (NOT email) as Mathematicianlastname.ppt.
Begin working on Project 6

Feb 15  Thur 
By 12:15pm, PowerPoint presentations for
Blackwell, Granville, Rudin are due
to the WebCT bulletin board (NOT email) as Mathematicianlastname.ppt.
Read Friend
or Foe and think about how you would play that game.
Complete the
Sum of
Two Cubes worksheet

Feb 13  Tues 
By 12:15pm, PowerPoint presentations for Ramanujan and Erdos are due
to the WebCT bulletin board (NOT email) as Mathematicianlastname.ppt.
Read Heart of Mathematics: An Invitation to effective thinking,
by Burger and Starbird. p. 89, 2122, 162168.
Play Java Hexi

Feb 12  Mon 
****Project 3: What is a Mathematician?****
assignment
web references
PowerPoint tips
By 3pm, PowerPoint presentations for Fuller, Agnesi, Gauss, Germain,
and Cantor are due to the WebCT bulletin board (NOT email) as
Mathematicianlastname.ppt.
Begin working on homework for Tuesday

Feb 8  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.

Feb 5  Mon 
Bring your scientific calculator to lab and class from now on.
Come to lab prepared to discuss the following readings:
What is Mathematics?
Creative Inquiry
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.
Remove your notes from the geometry segment and leave them at home.

Feb 1  Thur 
****Test 1****
study guide
WebCT quiz 1 and 2 retake opportunities are no longer available
after the test begins

Jan 29  Mon 
Come to class prepared to share something from the following readings:
Heart of Math p. 307319
Shape
of the Universe
News Articles

Jan 25  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss the following:
Heart of Math Reading p. 289299.
Jeff Weeks worksheet
Try WebCT quiz 1.

Jan 23  Tues 
****Project 2:
Earth and Universe****
Bring 1 child's ball per group (that you won't mind drawing on).



Jan 22  Mon 
Come to lab prepared to share something from the
2D Universes readings
Send a posting to Dr. Sarah on the
WebCT bulletin board for you and I
to update her on your group's progress (include your partner's names)
and include any particularly useful
web addresses. She will respond with other suggestions for web
searches/experiments.

Jan 18  Thur 
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 16  Tues 
****Project 1****
due

Jan 11  Thur 
Come to class prepared to discuss the
Perspective Drawing
and Round Earth
web readings.
Continue working on Project 1.

Jan 9  Tues 
Read through the Syllabus
accessible online at
http://www.mathsci.appstate.edu/~sjg/class/1010/s07.html
and come prepared to share something you read.
