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OpenLab Assignment #5: Advice for the future

Assignment (due Monday, July 2nd).¬† Imagine that you are invited to speak on the first day of MAT 1272, to give advice to entering students. ¬†Write a paragraph responding to¬†one¬†of the following, describing what you would tell them. What do … Continue reading

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OpenLab Assignment #4: Take a break

You have no OpenLab assignment this weekend – use the time to catch up on other work and study for the exam. Extra credit.¬† Tell me what music you like.¬† What’s in heavy rotation on your iPod?¬† I’m listening to … Continue reading

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OpenLab Assignment #3: Math in your future?

Most people go to college because they are trying to build a better future for themselves. ¬†What job do you hope to get after college? ¬†Imagine you have completed your college degree, and your education and experience have allowed you … Continue reading

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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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OpenLab Assignment #1: Mathography

This assignment is due Wednesday evening, April 6th (midnight). Assignment. ¬†Choose ONE of the following two topics. ¬†Write a reply to this post, responding to the topic (1-2 paragraphs). ¬†Begin by telling us which topic you chose. ¬†Be sure to … Continue reading

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