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MTH 21, A Mathematical World
Fall 2023, Section D01 - 28936


Instructor: Cormac O'Sullivan
We meet in CP 305 on Mon, Wed, 10:00 11:15.

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Class Information and the syllabus

Review sheets and more

Math Tutoring Lab - very helpful for any math questions.

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 MTH 21 Class Calendar  (reload page for latest version)
 

Date Day Sections covered Homework
       
1 Aug 28 Mon Introduction, 2.1 Sets and set operations  
2 Aug 30 Wed 2.1 Sets and set operations, continued  
       
Sept 4 Mon No class  
3 Sept 6 Wed 2.2 Applications of Venn diagrams HW #1
       
4 Sept 11 Mon 2.3 Introduction to Combinatorics  
5 Sept 13 Wed 2.4 Permutations and Combinations HW #2
       
6 Sept 18 Mon 2.5 Infinite sets  
7 Sept 20 Wed 4.1 Population, Sample and Data, Review for quiz HW #3
       
Sept 25 Mon No class  
8 Sept 27 Wed QUIZ 1, then 4.2 Measures of Central Tendency, Percentiles HW #4
       
9 Oct 2 Mon 7.4 Prime numbers and perfect numbers  
10 Oct 4 Wed 7.5 Fibonacci numbers and the Golden Ratio HW #5
       
Oct 9 Mon No class  
11 Oct 10 Tue (Monday classes) 3.1 History of probability, Review  
12 Oct 11 Wed QUIZ 2, then 3.2 Basic terms of probability HW #6
       
13 Oct 16 Mon Review for midterm  
14 Oct 18 Wed Midterm exam  
       
15 Oct 23 Mon 3.3 Basic rules of probability  
16 Oct 25 Wed 3.3 Basic rules of probability HW #7
       
17 Oct 30 Mon 3.4 Combinatorics and probability, Review  
18 Nov 1 Wed QUIZ 3, then 3.4 Combinatorics and probability HW #8
       
19 Nov 6 Mon 5.1 Simple interest  
20 Nov 8 Wed 5.2 Compound interest
HW #9
       
21 Nov 13 Mon 5.3 Annuities  
22 Nov 15 Wed 5.4 Amortized Loans HW #10
       
23 Nov 20 Mon 8.1 Perimeter and Area HW #11
Nov 22 Wed No class  
       
24 Nov 27 Mon 8.9 Fractal Geometry, Review  
25 Nov 29 Wed QUIZ 4, then 12.0 Review of linear inequalities HW #12
       
26 Dec 4 Mon 12.1 The geometry of linear programming  
27 Dec 6 Wed 12.1 The geometry of linear programming  
       
28 Dec 11 Mon Review for the final
Review sheet
 
       
      Take a moment to fill out the Student Evaluation of Instruction survey for this course and your other courses  
Dec 20 Wed Final Exam from 10:00 - 11:50