~ MATH 118: Mathematical Reasoning

MATH 118: Mathematical Reasoning

Schedule -- Fall 2018

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