MAT 118: Mathematical Thinking Summmer I 2017 | |
General Information Syllabus Homework assignments |
SyllabusHere is a tentative timetable for the material to be covered. It is subject to change, according to enrolled students preferences and/or time restrictions. Week 1 (5/30, 6/01): Chapters 1 and 3 - The mathematics of elections and The mathematics of sharing. Week 2 (6/06, 6/08): Chapters 5 and 6 - The mathematics of getting around and The mathematics of touring. Week 3 (6/13, 6/15): End of chapter 6, review and Midterm. Week 4 (6/20, 6/22): Chapters 9 and 12 - Population growth and Fractal geometry. Week 5 (6/27, 6/29): Chapters 12 and 13 - End of Fractal geometry and Fibonacci numbers & The golden ratio. Week 6 (7/04, 7/06): Chapter 16 - Probabilities, Odds and Expectations, review and Final Exam |
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