# Math 111: Math for Elementary Teachers I

## Section 001 / Fall 2012

### Professor

Dr. Xander Faber
404 Physical Sciences Building

### Office Hours

MW 10:30-11:20, R 4:30-5:30, or by appointment

Please read the course syllabus carefully. It contains many useful pieces of information including dates of the exams and policies for homework and grading.

# Announcements

• 11.30 -- Here are some examples of "decimal" expansions in other bases. There are also some for you to try out; answers are on the second page.
• 12.3 -- The final exam is on Monday, Dec. 10, 9:45-11:45am. The best way to prepare is to review your old exams, the A problems we have covered, and the quizzes: Quiz1, Quiz2, Quiz3, Quiz4, Quiz5, Quiz6, Quiz7, Quiz8, Quiz9, Quiz10.

# Course Work

Mathematics is a language: practice a little every day to become fluent.

Week Reading For Class Written Homework Note
August 20-24 8.20 - Syllabus
8.22 - §1.1
8.24 - §1.2

8.22 - §1.1 - A 7,8,9,14
8.24 - §1.2 - A 2,6,7,12
Due 8.27:
choose 2: B 1,6,7,12
choose 2: B 3,6,16,19
August 27-31 8.27 - §2.1
8.29 - §2.1/2.2
8.31 - §2.2
8.27 - §2.1 - A 1,3,7
8.29 - §2.1 - A 9,10,18,42,43 / §2.2 - A 1
8.31 - §2.2 - A 8,11(def)
Due 9.5:
§2.1 - B 16,17,34
§2.2 - B 11
September 5-7 9.5 - §2.1
9.7 - §2.1
No Class
September 3
September 10-14 9.10 - §2.3
9.12 - §2.3/3.1
9.14 - §3.1

9.12 - §2.3 A 2,8,14,15,20,23,25
9.14 - §3.1 A 4, 7, 8
Due 9.17:
§2.3 B 24, 25, 28
§3.1 B 7, 18
September 17-21 9.17 - §3.2
9.19 - §4.2
9.21 - §4.2
9.17 - §3.2 A 1, 2, 11a, 13
9.19 - §4.2 A 5, 7, 9, 13, 15
9.21 - §4.2 A 33, 37, 43
Due 9.24:
choose 2: §3.2 B 3, 13, 15, 29
choose 2: §4.2 B 5, 17, 29, 43
September 24-28 9.24 - Review
9.26 - Midterm Exam
Midterm Exam
September 26
October 1-5 10.1 - §3.3
10.3 - §3.1/3.2
Focus on properties
10.1 - §3.3 A 4,5,7,8,11
10.3 - §3.2 A 5,6,17
Due 10.8:
§3.1 B 8; §3.2 B 5,8,26
§3.3 B 5,13,25
Bonus: Find the malaprop on p.125
October 8-12 10.8 - §4.1
10.10 - §4.1
10.12 - §5.1
10.8 - §4.1 A 3,4,5
10.10 - §4.1 A 9,10,11
10.12 - §5.1 A 2,12,13,14,31
Due 10.15:
choose 2: §4.1 B 10,13,41
choose 2: §5.1 B 3, 10,14,23
October 15-19 10.15 - §5.1
10.17 - §5.2
10.19 - §5.2
10.15 - §5.1 A 17,35
10.17 - §5.2 A 1, 22, 29
10.19 - §5.2 A 3, 6, 9, 12, 13
Due 10.22:
§5.1 B 38, 44
§5.2 B 17, 30
October 22-26 10.22 - Review
10.24 - Review
10.26 - Review
10.22 -
10.24 -
10.26 -
Oct. 29 - Nov. 2 10.29 - Midterm Exam
10.31 - §6.1
11.2 - §6.1

10.31 - §6.1
11.2 - §6.1 A 13, 24, 25, 27
Due 11.7:
§6.1 B 13, 16(a,b), 24, 25
Midterm Exam
October 29
Nov. 5 - Nov. 9 11.5 - §6.1
11.7 - §6.1
11.9 - §6.2
11.5 - §6.1 A 13, 24, 25, 27
11.7 -
11.9 - §6.2 A 4, 10, 15
Don't forget
to vote on
Tuesday!
Nov. 12 - Nov. 16 11.14 - §6.3
11.16 - §6.3
11.14 - §6.2 A 18, 26, 28
11.16 - §6.3 A 7, 14, 15,
27, 36
Due 11.19:
choose 2: §6.2 B 23, 28, 39
choose 2: §6.3 B 30, 34, 36
No class
Nov. 12
Nov. 19 - Nov. 23 11.19 - §7.1/7.2
11.21 - §7.2
11.19 - §7.1 A 6, 10, 13, 18
11.21 - §7.2 A 13, 17, 25
Due 11.26:
§7.1 B 7, 13, 22
§7.2 B 14, 25
Thanksgiving!
Nov. 22-23
Nov. 26 - Nov. 30 11.26 - §7.1/7.2
11.28 - §7.1/7.2
11.30 -
11.26 -
11.28 -
11.30 -
Look at base b
expansion worksheet.
Dec. 3 - Dec. 5 12.3 - Review
12.5 - Review
12.3 - Bring questions
12.5 - Bring questions

Readings and homework are to be completed on or before the indicated date. The class assignments are to be prepared for discussion on the indicated due date. For the written homework, write your solutions up neatly and focus on the justification for your answer. Could there be any other answers? Please explain.