DUE Date

Dates are subject to change and additional homework will
fill in what is listed. WORK IS DUE at the beginning of class
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.

16 Dec  Fri 
****Final Project Research
Presentations: Mathematical Timeline
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911:30am
Look for my ASULearn message reply to your message about your topic.
I sent suggestions for your project. 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)

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8 Dec  Thur 
Prepare to orally present your abstract
(like a commercial or advertisement) for your final project. I do not need
a written copy of your verbal abstract, but do message me the topic
so that I can give you some reference and content suggestions on ASULearn
over the weekend.

6 Dec  Tues 
****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...
If you did not show me your completed lab yesterday, finish it up to
turn in.

5 Dec  Mon 
Search for information on the mathematician David Blackwell and report
on what you found
Bring your stock market information to lab
Work on Project 4

1 Dec  Thur 
Read through Final
Project Research Presentations: Mathematical Timeline, begin thinking
about a topic, and write down any questions you have.

29 Nov  Tues 
What is Mathematics research and
readings assignment (to turn in)

28 Nov  Mon 
Use lab time to begin working on research and readings
assignment for Tuesday

22 Nov  Tues 
****Test 3: Consumer Statistics****
study guide

21 Nov  Mon 
Study for test 3 via the ASULearn review questions as well as the
study guide.

17 Nov  Thur 
****Project 3: Statistical Critiques of
Recent Media
****

15 Nov  Tues 
Complete the lab if you did not do so already
Read
Exposure to letters A or F can affect test performance and prepare to
discuss it in connection with correlation/causation readings (via
p. #s and content) in both books.
Continue working on Project 3

14 Nov  Mon 
Read about Stock regression
How Do You Know 3.4 #15 parts b) and c) (p. 202 if I am remembering
correctly).
Begin working on Project 3

10 Nov  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 Nov 1, Nov 3, Nov 8 and today.

8 Nov  Tues 
Take notes on the following in Heart of Mathematics
p. 70 "A Look Back"
p. 583584 Predicting the Future in an Uncertain World
p. 605614 Are Coincidences as Truly Amazing as They First Appear?
p. 666671 and 675683 Stumbling Through a Minefield of Data
If you did not complete the lab from yesterday, do so.

7 Nov  Mon 
Read MSFT conflicting graph viewpoints
Begin working on homework for Tuesday

3 Nov  Thur 
Skim Project 3 and write down any
questions
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
Complete How Do You Know p. 180181 #6 on measures of center
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.

1 Nov  Tues 
Bring your stock graph to class and be sure that you completed
the ASULearn Data Collection [all from lab]
Read 1.5 on Personal Finance Investments in
How Do You Know p. 5158
and if you have any questions, write them down
Read and take notes on Heart of Mathematics
p. 608609 How to Get Rich Quick as a Stock Whiz.
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.

31 Oct  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.

27 Oct  Thur 
****Test 2: Personal Finance****
study guide

25 Oct  Tues 
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.
If you did not complete the lab yesterday, do so.

24 Oct  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
If you did not complete #10 in 1.3, complete that for homework.

20 Oct  Thur 
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
Bring How Do You Know and your iclicker to class

18 Oct  Tues 
Finish the lab if you did not finish it in class.
Review lump sum, periodic payment and loan payment calculations,
including total paid and interest calculations too.
Read p. 30 in How Do You Know? and then complete You Try It 3.4
there

17 Oct  Mon 
****Project 2: Benjamin Franklin's Financial
Legacy****
Benjamin Franklin's Will 
News Article Web Readings
Project Criteria and Rubric
Lump Sum Philosophy and Derivation
Lab

11 Oct  Tues 
Skim p. 2628 in How Do You Know? on loans and amortization.
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.

10 Oct  Mon 
Choose a city for Project 2 under next Monday's due date and
take notes on information for your city found in Benjamin Franklin's Will  News Article Web Readings
Begin working on Project 2 under Thursday's due date and bring whatever
you have to lab.

6 Oct  Thur 
Complete
$37 savings. Show
work to determine that the interest is $119.84 and $10.91 respectively.
Complete 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 Project 2 Criteria

4 Oct  Tues 
How Do You Know? p. 1213 and be sure you understand the
derivation on p. 12.
If you didn't complete the lab from yesterday, finish it.

3 Oct  Mon 
Read Ben Franklin's Plan  Web Reading
for Lab and take notes.
How Do You Know? p. 23 Exercise Set 1.2 #5 and 7. Show work and
compare with the answers in the back of the book.

29 Sep  Thur 
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.
How Do You Know? p. 22 Exercise Set 1.2 # 1 and 2.

27 Sep  Tues 
Read p. 1 and p. 57 in the How Do You Know? workbook and
complete the "You Try It" questions [note that answers are in the back of the
workbook]. You may write in the workbook to save paper. Show work!
Begin working on the reallife rates assignment due Thursday.

26 Sep  Mon 
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!

22 Sep  Thur 
****Test 1: Geometry of our Earth and
Universe****
study guide

20 Sep  Tues 
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.
Review the lab from class and
if you did not finish the lab in class, complete it for homework.

19 Sep  Mon 
Read through the following and take notes for lab:
1. An article I wrote for Mathematics Awareness Month:
The Shape
of the Universe
2. Gluing Spaces
3. Review Heart of Mathematics 4.7 (The Fourth Dimension)

15 Sep  Thur 
Read through
1. Jeff Weeks Interview
2. Heart of Mathematics Section 4.7 (The Fourth Dimension)
and write down (to turn in) two items that you found interesting, disagreed
with, had a question on, or wished had been done:

13 Sep  Tues 
Read through
Heart of Mathematics Section 4.6 (The Shape of Reality)
and write down (to turn in) two items that you found interesting, disagreed
with, had a question on, or wished had been done:
If you did not finish the 2D universe questions (the lab on the class
highlights page) then prepare to turn them in at the start of class.

12 Sep  Mon 
Read through the 2D Universes Readings
and take notes for lab.

8 Sep  Thur 
****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.



1 Sep  Thur 
Review material from class on Tuesday and write down any questions
Read through and then begin working on Project 1 which is a link
under the due date of Sep 8. Write down any questions you have on the project.

30 Aug  Tues 
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)
If you did not complete the
Mathematical Experiences Reflection on ASULearn during lab, then finish
that.

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

25 Aug  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.
