DUE Date

Work is always due at the BEGINNING of
class. Additional hw TBA.

12 Dec  Wednesday 46:30 
****Project 2: Research Presentations on Mathematical Breakthroughs
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during
our assigned time. Room 302.
As of Tuesday evening the university has delayed our final exam presentations 2 hours, so it will be starting at
4pm instead of at 2pm.

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6 Dec  Thur 
Any revisions are due

4 Dec  Tues 
If you have one, bring a laptop, tablet, phone, or similar, that you could connect to the internet. Bring your lowest
exam to class for when we discuss revisions.

3 Dec  Mon 
See upcoming due dates.

29 Nov  Thur 
****Test 3 on Consumer Statistics and Probability****
study guide 
27 Nov  Tues 
Take a try of ASULearn Review Questions for Test 3 and write down any questions on the
study guide.
Bring a laptop, tablet, phone, or similar, that you could connect to the internet.

26 Nov  Mon 
Bring your prior labs with you. Work on upcoming homework or revisions.

20 Nov  Tues 
To turn in on ASULearn: p. 663 choose one: amazing stats #15 or internet askew #18 (you can work in groups on this, but each
person will submit their response on ASULearn). Also finish the lab if you didn't already.

19 Nov  Mon 
To turn in on
ASULearn: deciding personal and
public policy (pages 776788). Also review and be
able to explain, compute and interpret margin of error, confidence interval
and sampling issues.

15 Nov  Thur 
To turn in on ASULearn:
inferences, confidence intervals, and visualizations of data (pages 712722, 744745). If you have one, bring a laptop, tablet, phone, or similar, that you could connect
to the internet.

13 Nov  Tues 
Begin working on the homework due next Tuesday. Finish the lab if you didn't already.

12 Nov  Mon 
To turn in on ASULearn:
extrapolation and correlation (pages 659661 and 740743)

8 Nov  Thur 
To turn in on ASULearn:
stumbling through data, measures of center, boxplots, numerical
patterns in nature, (pages 645650, 655657, 674678, 5356, and 61)

6 Nov  Tues 
Begin working on the homework for Thursday. Finish the lab if you didn't already.

5 Nov  Mon 
Revisit the Comparing and Ranking Countries activity from class on Thursday to review and consider whether you want to
modify your rankings before entering them during lab. You might want to conduct some additional research, for example. Also bring your identifier with you.

1 Nov  Thur 
To turn in on ASULearn:
taming uncertainty, coincidence, drizzling, defending, and doctoring probability in our world and lives (pages 591596, 626631). If you have one,
bring a laptop, tablet, phone, or similar, that you could connect to the internet.

30 Oct  Tues 
To turn in on ASULearn:
predicting the future with probability (pages 570584)

29 Oct  Mon 
Ask around to see whether any two people on your floor (or on social media or wherever) have the same birthday (month and day) record 1) the number of people who respond, as well as 2) whether you find any shared birthdays.

25 Oct  Thur 
****Test 2 on Personal Finance and Beyond****
study
guide. Review Questions for Test 2 on ASULearn.

23 Oct  Tues 
To turn in on ASULearn: lump, periodic and loan practice.
Skim the study guide for Test 2. Bring a laptop, tablet, phone, or similar, that you could connect to the internet.

22 Oct  Mon 
Review your responses and work for #1, #2, #7 and #8 on the last lab and write down any questions since you'll need to understand these in order to complete today's lab. You will also need #14 and #15 from the lab, and the formula for debttoincome ratio from the debt homework, so bring that information with you. Then begin working on homework for Tuesday.

18 Oct  Thur 
To turn in on ASULearn: amortization and themes

16 Oct  Tues 
To turn in on ASULearn: debt research and hw. Complete
the lab if you didn't already.

15 Oct  Mon 
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 799800.
To turn in on ASULearn:
car loan practice.

9 Oct  Tues 
****Project 1: Benjamin Franklin's Financial Legacy
****
rubric,
readings

8 Oct  Mon 
Use lab time to work on Project 1. I'll be in lab to help or you may work from home.

4 Oct  Thur 
To turn in on ASULearn: Jane and Joan. Begin working on Project 1.

2 Oct  Tues 
Read Heart of Mathematics p. 796799 (stop at Draining our Lifeblood).
To turn in on ASULearn: practice lump and periodic
payment. If you didn't finish the lab from yesterday, finish it.

1 Oct  Mon 
Review lump sum and write down any questions you have.
Read and highlight or takes notes on Ben
Franklin's Plan  Web Reading for Lab, and begin working on hw for Tues

27 Sep  Thur 
(To turn in on paper) Reallife rates around you. Read Heart of Mathematics p. 793795.
(To turn in on ASULearn): practice lump sum

25 Sep  Tues 
To turn in on ASULearn: practice percent, proportion, and growth 
24 Sep  Mon 
****Test 1 on the Geometry of the Earth and Universe****
study guide. Take a try of the Review Questions for exam 1 on ASULearn.



20 Sep  Thur 
To turn in on ASULearn:
questions on themes review and Jeff Weeks interview, and
Shape of the Universe Readings and Video. Skim the
study guide for Test 1. Bring a laptop, tablet, phone, or similar, that you could connect to the
internet.

13 Sep  18 Sep 
The university has cancelled classes and academic obligations, so I've moved some things around. Be safe, and I'll still be available on the forums
and Zoom as electricity allows.

11 Sep  Tues 
To turn in on ASULearn: questions on
Heart of Mathematics Section 4.6 (The Shape of Reality) and 4.7 (The Fourth Dimension).
Finish the lab if you didn't already.

10 Sep  Mon 
2D Universes Readings and Videos. Take notes
(which may take the form of informal handwritten notes, highlighting and/or underlining) in preparation for lab.



6 Sep  Thur 
First complete the earth and universe research.
Then turn in your response on the ASULearn earth and universe assignment.
Bring a 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. 1012 inch diameter is ideal.



4 Sep  Tues 
Read through Project 2: Research Presentations on Mathematical Breakthroughs (due Dec 12),
write down any questions, and start thinking about a topic. Review material from last week and begin working on homework for Thursday.



30 Aug  Thur 
Read Mathematics: The Most Misunderstood Subject
on ASULearn and then complete the ASULearn activity on it.
On ASULearn and send me a posting in the private forum (only you and Dr. Sarah):
what you would like to be called (your nickname / first name);
your phone number; your major; any additional academic concentrations/minors;
whether you are or have been affiliated with Watauga Residential College;
what you might like to do as a career; your nonacademic interests and
hobbies; anything that I should know about you so that I can best meet your needs as a student/understand you better;
anything else you want me to know
On ASULearn add a picture of yourself (click on your name, Profile, then Edit Profile)
so that it is easier to get to know each other.
If you registered late, then complete all missed work including the lab, via below and the class highlights page.

28 Aug  Tues 
Rent the hardcover The Heart of Mathematics and obtain a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it).
Bring the calculator to all classes. Bring the book to classes when we
have longer readings due.
First review material from last week and lab via the class highlights page.
Then read p. xiii and p. 208 and complete ASULearn Assignment 3.

27 Aug  Mon 
Read the
Perspective
geometry web reading and then complete the
ASULearn perspective assignment



23 Aug  Thur 
Read through the Syllabus online (Google
Dr. Sarah...) and then complete
ASULearn Assignment 1

21 Aug  Tues 
First class. You'll need to rent the hardcover The Heart of Mathematics, and obtain a scientific calculator (with a
y^{x}, x^{y}, or ^ key on it) by next Tues.
