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 while the other assignments (TBA) are counted in the
participation grade.

10 May  Thur 
****Research Presentations**** from 911:30. Mandatory to pass the class.
Look for my ASULearn message suggestions for y
our topic that I sent Monday morning.
If you did not receive a message from me, that is because I did not receive your topic from you (it is not too late to message me on ASULearn)
I have office hours Mon 13 and will also be available on ASULearn
messaging.

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3 May  Thur 
****Project 4:
What is Mathematics?
****
You may submit electronic files on ASULearn in the link I created there
for this purpose, if you prefer, or message me a youtube video link, etc...
Write down on a piece of paper your final exam
research presentation
topic, so that you can share the topic in class and I can message
you some reference and content suggestions on ASULearn over the weekend

1 May  Tues 
If you did not complete the lab, then do so.
Read through the research
presentation criteria and write down any questions.
Bring project 3 (that I gave back in lab), Test 3,
and lab notes with you to class.

30 April  Mon 
Bring your stock market info to lab
Continue working on project 4 and begin working on the final exam
research presentations.

26 April  Thur 
Read through project 4 again
Search for information on the mathematician David Blackwell and report
on what you found

24 April  Tues 
****Test 3****
study guide

23 April  Mon 
Review the class highlights page for statistics and take notes
for project 4
Review the statistics labs
[Stock Data and
Graph and ASULearn Data Collection,
Representations of Data, and
Can We
Predict the Future? Stocks, Class Data, and Raw Egg Regressions]
and bring your notes on them with you to
lab, along with your stock graph.

19 April  Thur 
Study for test 3 via the ASULearn review questions as well as the
study guide, and write down any questions

17 April  Tues 
****Project 3:
Statistical Critiques of Recent Media
****

16 April  Mon 
Read about Stock regression
How Do You Know 3.4 #15 parts b) and c) (p. 202 if I am
remembering correctly).
Continue working on project 3.

12 April  Thur 
Read
Exposure to letters A or F can affect test performance and prepare a
bullet point list of a summary of related content and
the page numbers in connection with
relevant correlation/causation, sample size and study readings (via
p. #s and content) in both books.
Work on Project 3

5 April  Thur 
Take Notes on the following in Heart of Mathematics
p. 764777 Statistics Throughout our Lives
p. 812826 Deciding Personal and Public Policy
Create an analysis and critique (informal bullet points are fine) of
the information in these articles on the
impact of young voters
by referring to specific content and page numbers in both books from
our homework readings from Mar 29, April 3 and today.

3 April  Tues 
Take notes on or highlight How Do You Know
p. 156 on When
Good Graphs Go Bad,
p. 172176 on the
Center of a Distribution,
the Spread of a Distribution, and Box Plots,
and
p. 185188 on Linear Relationships
Use the following lo, q1, median, q3, and hi
to sketch three boxplots on the same graph for these Nielsen ratings points
(that roughly represent the percentage of households tuned in).
ABC [13.5, 14.4, 16.6, 17.2, 20.2]
CBS [13.1, 15.5, 16.35, 17.3, 21.9]
NBC [13.1, 13.6, 14.5, 15.0, 17.6]
Which network does the best? The worst? Explain.
If you did not complete the lab then do so.

2 Apr  Mon 
Read MSFT conflicting graph viewpoints
Skim Project 3 and write down any
questions
Begin working on homework for Tuesday

29 Mar  Thur 
Read and take notes on or highlight How Do You Know
p.
131134 on History of Statistics, Census, Sampling and
Random Sampling,
p. 138 on estimating a characteristic as well as
sample size,
p. 140 from item 3. to the bottom of the page on
misleading questions, and
p. 142 on Human Subject Research
and bring the book to
class.
Complete How Do You Know p. 180181 #6 on measures of center

27 Mar  Tues 
Read section 1.5: Personal Finance: Investments
in the How Do You Know?
book (beginning on p. 51)
to gain some familiarity with personal investments and stock information.
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 608609
(How to Get Rich Quick as a Stock Whiz).
Message me on ASULearn or write down to turn in 2 items from
each reading (4 items total) that you
found interesting, that surprised you, or that you disagreed with.
If you did not complete the lab on Monday, see the class highlights
page and ASULearn and finish it.

26 Mar  Mon 
You will need money on your card to print 1 sheet from lab.
Find the stock symbols of a few companies that are actively traded and
that you are interested in "buying" 
for example, you might search
http://finance.yahoo.com/lookup for stocks with certain names
or www.google.com for
"stock symbol" "COMPANY NAME"
where COMPANY NAME is the name of the company that you are interested in.
Begin working on the readings for Tuesday

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

20 Mar  Tues 
How Do You Know Exercise Set
1.2 (beginning on p. 23) #9, 14, 21, and 24 and Exercise Set 1.3
(beginning on p. 32) # 8 and 10
Take a try of the ASULearn Material Review Questions for
Test 2 and look at the study guide and
write down any questions that you have.
Bring How Do You Know and your iclicker to class

19 Mar  Mon 
Review the condo lab from last week. We will use the same Excel file
as well as your car info so be sure that you understand what we did and
have the car info with you.
Read p. 3847 in How Do You Know and bring the workbook to lab
Review lump sum, periodic payment and loan payment calculations, including
total paid and interest calculations too.
Begin working on hw for Tuesday.

8 Mar  Thur 
Review lump sum, periodic payment and loan payment calculations, including
total paid and interest calculations too.
Review the class highlights page and begin taking notes for finance
information for Project 4.

6 Mar  Tues 
Search the web for information about personal or consumer debt or loans
in the US. How about for the entire world? How about for North Carolina? Also
search for information about the federal deficit. Take notes on what you
found.
Read p. 2829 in How Do You Know? and then complete You Try It 3.4
on the top of page 30, which is similar to the car loan practice problem from
lab. Show work. Hint: When you solve for the monthly payment, you should
obtain 381.84 and the balance due at the end of the 3 months is 13782.35.
Finish the lab if you did not finish it in class.

5 Mar  Mon 
****Project 2: Benjamin Franklin's Financial
Legacy**** is due at the beginning of lab
Project Criteria and Rubric
Benjamin Franklin's Will 
News Article Web Readings
Lump Sum Philosophy and Derivation
Lab

1 Mar  Thur 
Skim p. 2628 in How Do You Know? on loans and amortization.
Continue working on project 2.

28 Feb  Tues 
Complete the Jane and Joan assignment on ASULearn and take notes on the formulas you used. I must go in manually to update the formula questions, but you will know if your work is correct because I provided the answers in the questions.
Read through the Project 2 criteria under Monday's due date and write
down any questions you have.

27 Feb  Mon 
Review the lab from last week, especially the Excel process and lump sum
equations.
Talk to your friends or relatives,
collect information that you receive in
the mail, search on the web
and/or go to a bank
to find recent interest rates on...
savings,
checking accounts,
cds (certificate of deposit),
credit card rates,
student loan rates,
house loan (mortgage) rates,
and car loan rates.
Summarize your findings and be sure to list the source of each rate.
Complete
$37 savings. Show
work to determine that the interest is $119.84 and $10.91 respectively.

23 Feb  Thur 
Read page How Do You Know? p. 1213 and be sure you understand the
derivation on p. 12.
Begin working on the reallife rates assignment due on Monday.

21 Feb  Tues 
Read p. 1, 57, 911 in
How Do You Know? and complete p. 22 Exercise Set 1.2 # 5 and 7.
You may write in the workbook to save paper. Show work!
If you did not complete the lab during class, prepare to turn it in.

20 Feb  Mon 
Read Ben Franklin's Plan  Web Reading
for Lab and take notes.
How Do You Know? p. 22 Exercise Set 1.2 # 1 and 2.
You may write in the workbook to save paper. Show work!

16 Feb  Thur 
Bring the equation from class last Thursday to class.
Practice Problems (to turn in)
from How Do You Know? workbook
Exercise Set 1.1 beginning on p. 7:
# 1, 13, 16, 17, and 20.
You may write in the workbook and rip out the pages to save paper. Show work!

14 Feb  Tues 
****Test 1**** study guide

13 Feb  Mon 
Read through
Project 4 and write down any questions you
have related to the project
Continue studying for test 1 and write down any questions

9 Feb  Thur 
Take a try of ASULearn Material Review Quiz [participation requires at
least one try of the quiz, but the specific grade does not matter  it is only
there to provide you with feedback.]
Read through the test 1 study guide and write down any questions.

7 Feb  Tues 
Read through the
Jeff Weeks Interview
Review the lab and
if you did not finish the lab during class, complete it for homework.

6 Feb  Mon 
Read through and take notes for lab (which may take the form of
written notes, highlighting and/or underlining):
1. An article I wrote for Mathematics Awareness Month:
The Shape
of the Universe
2. Gluing Spaces
3. Heart of Mathematics 4.7 (The Fourth Dimension)

2 Feb  Thur 
Read through and take notes on
Heart of Mathematics Section 4.6 (The Shape of Reality)
and be prepared to discuss the reading

31 Jan  Tues 
****Project 1:
Earth and Universe  Annotated
Bibliography****

Bring a 1012 inch diameter child's ball  these are usually found in bins in
stores and cost a couple of dollars. Be sure that this ball is smooth, can
bounce, and that you will not mind writing on it during class.


30 Jan  Mon 
Read through the 2D Universes
Readings and take notes (or print out and highlight) for lab.

26 Jan  Thur 
Review material from class on Tuesday and write down any questions
Begin looking for references for
project 1

24 Jan  Tues 
Review class notes and the class highlights
webpage from last week and bring your iclicker to class.
Go to ASULearn, click on Profile, click on Edit Profile,
and add a picture of yourself so that it is easier to get to know each
other. To
contact anyone in class, click on Participants, click on their
picture, and
click on Send message. This is the best way to contact me outside of
class.
If you did not complete the
Mathematical Experiences Reflection on ASULearn during lab, then finish that.

23 Jan  Mon 
Read through the perspective
drawing web reading and take notes since you will answer questions and use the material in lab

19 Jan  Thur 
Read through the Syllabus
which is online  search google for
Dr. Sarah, click on my page, and click on the MAT 1010 link and then the
Syllabus link. Come prepared to share something you read and write down any
questions you have 
the university considers this a binding contract between us.
Read through Project 1 due on 1/31.
Obtain from the bookstore:
purchase the How Do You Know? workbook
and rent the hardcover Heart of Mathematics book
and the iclicker.
Obtain a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it)
