Survey of Mathematics I
MTH 21 D01 (43906)

Tuesdays and Thursdays,10:00 am - 11:15 am, online
 

 
10/14 W Midterm Exam  
10/12 T
Preparing to Midterm Exam
 
To prepare for the Midterm Exam:
October 11 - Columbus Day, College is closed
10/07 Th
Topics to cover:
Section 3.3 Basic rules of probability

 
HW 9
(due date: Friday, October 15th):

  • to be posted
10/05 T
Topics to cover:
Section 3.1 History of probability,
Section 3.2 Basic terms of probability


 
HW 8
(due date: Monday, October 11th):

  • to be posted
09/30 Th
Topics to cover:
Supplement to Chapter 4: percentiles
Section 7.4 Prime numbers and perfect numbers,
Section 7.5 Fibonacci numbers and the golden ratio

 
HW 7
(due date: Friday, October 8th):

  • to be posted
09/28 T
Topics to cover:
Section 4.1 Population, sample and data (pie charts)
Section 4.2 Measures of central tendency

Lecture slides: Section 4.2

Video recordings:
1) Pie charts (finishin up Section 4.1)
2) Section 4.2  
HW 6
(due date: Tuesday, October 5th):

09/23 Th
Topics to cover:
Section 4.1 Population, sample and data (we didn't do the pie charts yet, we will begin with them on Monday)

Lecture slides: Section 4.1

Video recording of the meeting

I will try to come up with nice problems for HW4 (they will be at Google Forms) by Friday night. I will keep you posted!

Self-development:you can read and learn about the relative frequency density histogram here: Section 4.1: relative frequency density histogram
HW 5
(due date: Friday, October 1st):

09/21 T
Topics to cover:
Section 2.5 Infinite sets

We went over the one-to-one correspondense and countable sets. I also made an introduction into the uncountable sets (starting from slide 55) but it will be left for self-development (you will not be tested for this material).

Lecture slides: Section 2.5

Video recordings:
1) working on problem 8, HW2 (We mutually agreed that this problem should be removed from HW assignment)
2) lecture (Section 2.5)
HW 4
(due date:Friday, October 1st):

September 15 - 16 No classes scheduled at BCC (Yom Kippur)
09/14 T
Topics to cover:
Sections 2.3 Introduction to Combinatorics
- we will continue with Factorials
Sections 2.4 Permutations and combinations (we will go up to slide 59).

Self-study: from slide 55 an on.

Lecture slides: Section 2.3, Section 2.4

Videos of today's meeting:
1) Finishing up Section 2.3 (Factorials) - we didn't do the last exercises. Look for the solutions in the slides.
2) Section 2.4 (we worked up to slide 48 - did Example 7, item d). You can see the rest of the solutions to example 7 in the slides. The rest is for self-development

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HW 3
(due date: Thursday, September 23rd):

09/09 Th Topics to cover:
Sections 2.3 Introduction to Combinatorics
- we covered everything up to Factorials. We willcontinue with Factorials in our next meeting.

Lecture slides: Section 2.3 - not updated yet

Videos of today's meeting:
1) I'm discussing problems 15 and 16 from HW 01
2) We began covering Section 2.3 andd stopped at the moment of decision tree for 2 pairs of jeans, 3 shirts and 2 pairs of shoes.
3) continues with the 2 pairs of jeans, 3 shirts and 2 pairs of shoes example, up to exercise 1
4) From exercise 1 and on
HW 2
(due date: Tuesday, September 21st):

  • HW 02 at WeBWorK - start working on it, we will finish this Section on September 14th, so you will continue with factorials after that meeting
September 3-8 No classes scheduled at BCC
September 6th - college is closed
09/02 Th
Topics to cover:
Sections 2.1 Sets and set operations - finishing up
2.2 Applications of Venn diagrams

Lecture slides: Section 2.2

Video recordings:
1. Finishing up Section 2.1
2. Doing Section 2.2
 
 
08/31 T
Topic to covered:
Sections 2.1 Sets and set operations (from Universal set and subsets up to slide 80: Complement of a set)

Video of today's meeting:
video recording of the lecture

Lecture slides: Section 2.1 - we continued from slide 29: Universal set and subsets, and stopped at the slide 80.
HW 1
(due date: Tuesday, September 14th):

08/26 Th Welcome to the course!

Today we:
* talked about class structure,
* began covering Section 2.1 Sets and set operations

Lecture slides: Section 2.1 - we stopped at the slide 29: Universal set and subsets

Videos of today's meeting:
video recording of the class structure
video recording of the lecture

To-do by Tuesday, August 31st:
1) order/get the textbook
2) check access to the first two available chapters at BCC e-Reserves! Check both MTH 21 and MTH 21.5 - you will find chapters 2, 3, 4, and 5 there!
3) Visit the WeBWorK: login and check that you can see the first assignment!
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