# Category Archives: Uncategorized

## Webwork Assignment 14 extended

Hi everyone — it looks like assignment 14 was set to close yesterday (instead of today).  This was an error.  Because of it, I have re-opened assignment 14, and you will be able to work on it through the night … Continue reading

## WebWork Update

This is an update regarding Assignment 16, problem 2c.  This problem asks some variation of the question “what percentage… fall within 1 (or 2, or 3) standard deviations of the mean?”  We learned the 68-95-99.7 rule, which is fine in general, … Continue reading

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## Exam #2 Review is posted / Exam postponed to Monday 6/18

UPDATE:  The answer to #1b was incorrect.  The correct answer is x=-12/7.  An updated version has been posted on the Handouts page. The second exam will take place on Monday, June 18th (not on Thursday, June 14, as indicated in … Continue reading

## OpenLab Assignment #2: What does this have to do with anything?

One of the standard arguments for the importance of math (which you have no doubt heard) is that mathematics “is used to describe the world around us.”  However, our current model of mathematics education doesn’t often lend support to this … Continue reading

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## Exam #1 Review is posted / Exam postponed until Thursday

Heads up: if you’re looking for the “Welcome” post that used to be here, just scroll down — it’s near the bottom of the page. The review sheet for Exam #1 has been posted on the Handouts page. NOTE: the … Continue reading

## Getting Started with WeBWorK

Your first assignment will be due on Monday, April 4th at 11pm.  It will be a short assignment testing a little bit of what we covered on the first day of class.  Here’s what you have to do: Assignment.  You … Continue reading

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## Welcome and Getting Started

This course is MAT 1180, Mathematical Concepts and Applications, taking place in the Summer 2012 semester with Professor Reitz.  We will be using this website in several different ways – as a central location for information about the course (assignments, review … Continue reading

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