~ MATH 118: Mathematical Reasoning

MATH 118: Mathematical Reasoning

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Schedule -- Spring 2018

Date Reading In-class
Mon Jan 15 Martin Luther King Day
Wed Jan 17 Introduction: syllabus and MyOpenMath
Fri Jan 19 Review on fractions
Mon Jan 22 In-Class Activity: Math Review Worksheet
Wed Jan 24 1.1-1.3: Geometry basics, Perimeter, Area; Quiz 1 (on review)
Fri Jan 26 1.4, 1.5: The Pythagorean Theorem, Circles
Mon Jan 29 1.6, 1.7: Perimeter and area of composite figures, Volume
Wed Jan 31 2.1: Length (English system); Quiz 2 (1.1-1.5)
Fri Feb 2 2.2, 2.3: Weight, Capacity (English system)
Mon Feb 5 2.4: Metric system
Wed Feb 7 2.5: Converting between systems; Quiz 3 (1.6,1.7,2.1-2.3)
Fri Feb 9 2.6 part 1: Rates and unit rates
Mon Feb 12 2.6 part 2: Problem solving with rates and dimensional analysis
Wed Feb 14 3.1: Functions; Quiz 4 (2.4-2.6 part 1)
Fri Feb 16 3.2 part 1: Introduction to linear functions
Mon Feb 19 3.2 part 2: Finding equations of lines
Wed Feb 21 3.2 part 3: Intercepts and graphing; Quiz 5 (2.6 part 2, 3.1, 3.2 part 1)
Fri Feb 23 3.2 part 4: Rate of change and initial value interpretations
Mon Feb 26 3.2 part 5: Finding linear equations from a story
Wed Feb 28 3.2 part 6: Cost, revenue, and profit functions; Quiz 6 (3.2 parts 2-4)
Fri Mar 2 In-class activity on mid-term grades
Mon Mar 5 3.4: Correlation; 3.3: Linear regression
Wed Mar 7 3.3: Linear regression; Quiz 7 (3.2 Parts 5; 6)
Fri Mar 9 4.1, 4.2: Percentage Basics, Applications involving percentages
Mon Mar 12 4.3, 4.4: Relative change, Percent increase and decrease
Wed Mar 14 4.5: Exponential functions; Quiz 8 (3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2)
Fri Mar 16 5.1: Simple interest
Mon Mar 19 5.2: Compound interest
Wed Mar 21 5.3: Annual percentage yield; Quiz 9 (4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1)
Fri Mar 23 6.1: Annuities
Mon Mar 26 Spring Break
Wed Mar 28 Spring Break
Fri Mar 30 Spring Break
Mon Apr 2 6.2: Payout Annuities
Wed Apr 4 6.3: Loans; Quiz 10 (5.2, 5.3, 6.1)
Fri Apr 6 10.1-10.4: Pop vs Sample; Sampling; Problems; Experiments
Mon Apr 9 10.5-10.7: Categorizing Data; Displaying Data Graphically
Wed Apr 11 11.1: Describing a distribution; Quiz 11 (6.2, 6.3, 10.1-10.5)
Fri Apr 13 11.2: Measures of central tendency
Mon Apr 16 11.3: Measures of variation
Wed Apr 18 11.4: Quartiles, 5-Number Summary, Hisograms, Boxplots); Quiz 12 (11.1-11.3)
Fri Apr 20 In-class activity: Histogram and Boxplot Practice
Mon Apr 23 12.3, 12.1: Standard scores and the Normal Distribution
Wed Apr 25 12.2: The Empirical Rule; Quiz 13 (11.3, 11.4)
Fri Apr 27 12.4: Finding percentages with the normal distribution
Mon Apr 30 In-class activity on final grades
Wed May 2 final project; Quiz 14 (12.2-12.4)
Fri May 4 final project