DUE Date

WORK DUE at the beginning of class unless otherwise
noted!
3010 students should attend unless it is noted that attendance of a
specific class date is not necessary (extra credit will be given to 3010
students who attend and contribute to the graduate student only designated
classes). Graduate student only work and classes will
be denoted in the color purple. Work that is denoted in the
color black must be completed by all students. 
May 6  Tues 

Final Project Poster Presentation from 911:30.
Final computer files must be attached onto WebCT.

Apr 30  Wed 
 Undergrads can pick up their worksheets with suggestions for improvement
from Dr. Sarah, Dr. Rhoads, and the partner you swapped worksheets with.
The worksheets will be on Dr. Sarah's door (326) by 5pm.

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Apr 29  Tues 
 Undergrads meet in 203. Bring worksheet to swap with partner.
WebCT test 6
(review old WebCT quizzes,
know the info contained there (including basic contributions
of different cultures along with dates, and the history of the
topics we covered along with the dates)
and review Euclidean Geometry and
NonEuclidean Geometry and the related readings from the texts.)
 Grad only written test in 304

Apr 28  Mon 
 Draft 1 of the Worksheet due at 12pm onto Dr. Sarah's door  326
Walker  .

Apr 24  Thur 
 Read Journey through Genius p. 113132
 Read Burton p. 523540 and 543563.
 Finish up the activities from class on Tues Apr 15 (see class
highlights page).

Apr 18  Fri 
 Part 1 of final project due
by 5pm onto Dr. Sarah's door  326 Walker  (Project
Bibliography, Timeline and References, and a Worksheet Proposal).

Apr 17  Thur 
 Mandatory 10 minute consultations for undergrads about
final project (sign up sheet on Dr. Sarah's door).
 Grad review day

Apr 16  Wed 
 Final project topic must be approved by Dr. Sarah or Dr. Rhoads

Apr 15  Tues 
 WebCT test 5 on calculus.
 Grad students should finish up activities and
readings on DEs
from last Tuesday (see the class highlights page)
and turn in the answers to the questions

Apr 10  Thur 
 Read Burton p. 355363, 382389, 399404.
 Read about
topology
 Think about a topic for the final project.

Apr 8  Tues 
 **Grad students only class on differential equations**
 Grad students only: Choose topic
for review presentation

Apr 3  Thur 
 Finish up the worksheets from Tuesday's class

Apr 1  Tues 
 WebCT Test 4 on algebraic structures, algebraic geometry, and
calculus
 Grad students only: Proof from class

Mar 27  Thur 

Mar 25  Tues 
 Class for everyone
 Grad students only: worksheet

Mar 20  Thur 
 Read Journey through Genius p. 84112 and 155160.
 If you haven't done so already, finish up the
Algebraic Geometry worksheet

Mar 18  Tues 
 Revisions on Timeline Assignment

Mar 6  Thur 
 Grad students only: Read
An Introduction to Galois Theory,
RSA Coding
and RSA Coding Continued

Mar 4  Tues 
 Finish up the Parrot's Theorem
 Finish up the worksheets from Tues the 25th.
 Begin working on the Parrot's Theorem assignment

Feb 27  Thur 
 **Grad students only class on algebraic structures**

Feb 25  Tues 
 Read the Parrot's Theorem pages 252  279.
 Finish up worksheets and class activities from last Tuesday.
 Study for WebCT test 3
(class notes and worksheets from Tuesday Feb 4th, Feb 11, and Feb 18,
Burton problems, and recent readings in Journey Through Genius
as well as the Parrot's Theorem)

Feb 20  Thur 
 **Grad students only class on linear algebra**
 Grad students only: Read Burton p. 596602
 Timeline project for everyone due by 5pm
Timeline
Maker

Feb 18  Tues 
 Read the Parrot's Theorem pages 220  252 .
 Read Journey Through Genius pages 133154.

Feb 13  Thurs 
 Read the Parrot's Theorem pages 195219 .
 Read Burton's History of Mathematics pages 4345, bottom of 6066, and
6872 . These deal with some of the early history of solving equations.
 Grad students only: Do exercise #9 on page 646 of
Burton's History of Mathematics
 Grad students only: Find a point in the Cantor Ternary
Set that is not one of the endpoints of a removed interval (i.e. a fraction
whose denominator is not a power of 3.)
 Grad students only: a.) Show how to construct the Cantor middle fifths set (draw a diagram of the first few stages).
b.) Show this set is "small". c.) Show this set is uncountable.

Feb 11  Tues 
 Finish up worksheets and readings from Tues Feb 4 (see class highlights
page).
 Read the Parrot's Theorem p. 151194.
 Read Journey through Genius p. 245265.

Feb 6  Thur 
 **Grad students only class**
 Project Problems for Everyone which are due by 5pm:
Burton p. 175 5, 8, 20, 21, 23
Burton p. 478 1, 2
Grad only problems: p. 175 6, 12, 25 and p. 478 3a

Feb 4  Tues 
 Review WebCT test 1. (Click on WebCT tests, then on Completed, then
on your test (no. 1).)
 WebCT test 2 on WebCT test 1 and
class materials and discussion from Tues Jan 28 and Thur Jan 30
(you can see the class highlights page for an overview and links
to materials).
 Read the Parrot's Theorem p. 118150
 Begin working on the project problems which are due on Thursday.

Jan 30  Thur 
 Read the Parrot's Theorem p. 88118.
 Read Journey through Genius p. 6875.
 Read Burton's History of Mathematics: p. 178179 on
the Sieve of Eratosthenes.
 Graduate students only read
Burton's History of Mathematics
: p. 163  171 (also recommended for undergraduates with
modern algebra or analysis)

Jan 28  Tues 

Read pages 1  44 of The Parrot's Theorem.
Graduate students only: Choose one of the instances
where mathematics is explained. Write up the mathematics in your
own words, include additional examples and try to come up with a proof.

Read pages 45  88 of The Parrot's Theorem.
Graduate students only: Choose one of the instances
where mathematics is explained. Write up the mathematics in your
own words, include additional examples and try to come up with a proof.
 Finish up searching for the answers to the history quiz from day 1.
Be sure to include the web page, reading page number, or other source
where you found each answer.

Jan 23  Thurs 
 The University has cancelled classes. Today's homework is now due
on Tuesday, but you still have additional homework due then too.

Jan 21  Tues 

Read p. 2460 in
Math
Through the Ages A Gentle History for Teachers and Others by Fernando
Gouvea and William Berlinghoff

Go to Dr. Sarah's office (326 Walker). Read "African and African American
Pioneers in Mathematics," a poster that is located on the bottom of the
wall just to the left of her door.

Review classroom activities and homework readings (including the homework
readings for today) for WebCT Test 1.

Be sure that you know the password which will successfully get you into
campus pipeline (contact x6266 if you have problems).

Jan 16  Thur 

Read up to p. 24 in Math
Through the Ages A Gentle History for Teachers and Others by Fernando
Gouvea and William Berlinghoff

Purchase Journey through Genius: The Great Theorems of Mathematics by William
Dunham B and The Parrot's Theorem by Denis Guedj (translated by Frank Wynne)
(softcover books from the bookstore). 3010 students should also obtain
the rental textbook The History of Mathematics by David M. Burton.

Bring the Parrot's Theorem to class.
