# Teaching (archived page)

## Math 203 Contemporary Mathematics, Fall 2005

 Section: Time: Instructor: Office hours:Feedback: 008 MWF 12:30–1:20 PM, OldH 308 Lars Winther Christensen MWF 11–12 AM and by appointment, AvH 243 Send anonymous feedback

### Handouts

 Date Handout Comments November 16 Syllabus (updated) Chapter 14 is dropped; we study ch. 16 and 19 November 1 Computer Exam (updated) Take or practice computer exams October 24 Chapter 5–8 review Practice Exam 2 – October 21 M1a   M2a   M2c   M3a   M5x   M6b   M8d Worksheets September 21 Exam 1 solution September 19 Chapter 1–3 review September 7 Computer Exam Take or practice computer exams August 22 Syllabus

There will be journal assignments, quizzes, two exams and one project. Grades are posted at My.UNL (Blackboard); they all count towards the final grade with weights as follows:
 Exams: Journals: Project: Quizzes: 40% (written and computer parts are weighted equally) 20% 20% 20%

Final grades will be assigned according to a curve based on the following percentages:

 A+ 100–97% A 96.9–93% A÷ 92.9–90% B+ 89.9–87% B 86.9–83% B÷ 82.9–80% C+ 79.9–77% C 76.9–73% C÷ 72.9–70% D+ 69.9–67% D 66.9–63% D÷ 62.9–60% F 59.9–0%

### Homework

 Date Assigned problems Reading Due date December 7 19: 14 Review chapter 19 December 9 December 5 19: 25, 26 pp. 693–698 December 7 December 2 19: 5, 8, 9, 16 pp. 687–692 December 5 November 28 19: 5, 8, 9 pp. 678–687 December 2 November 21 16: 1–5(a,b,c), 9 pp. 561–567 November 28 November 18 16: 1–5(a,b,c) pp. 552–561 November 21 November 14 16: 1–5(a,b) pp. 544–552 November 18 November 11 12: 9, 15, 19, 21, 27 Review chapter 12 November 14 November 9 12: 7(c&d), 11, 13, 17 pp. 417–428 November 11 November 7 12: 5, 7(a&b), 25 pp. 407–417 November 9 November 2 9: 1(a), 3(a), 5, 13, 15, 23, 29, 37, 51 Review chapter 9 November 4 October 31 9: 14, 18, 27, 31 pp. 332–343 November 2 October 26 9: 6, 8 pp. 324–331 October 31 October 24 Practice exam 2 Review ch. 5–8 October 26 October 21 8: 34, 35, 36, 54;  7: 58;  6: 12; worksheet M8d — October 24 October 19 8: 10, 16, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 49 pp. 309–312 October 21 October 14 8: 5, 7, 45, 46 pp. 302–309 October 19 October 12 7: 44, 45;  8:1, 2, 3 pp. 298–302 October 14 October 10 7: 30, 35, 40, 58 pp. 279–285 October 12 October 7 7: 10, 11, 16, 27, 53 pp. 269–279 October 10 October 5 6: 23;  7: 11 pp. 255–269 October 7 October 3 6: 12, 22, 44 pp. 224–237 October 5 September 30 6: 7, 9, 10, 38 pp. 221–224 October 3 September 28 5: 30, 32, 51 pp. 206–221 September 30 September 26 5: 20, 21, 22, 23 pp. 182–189 September 28 September 23 5: 2, 3, 9, 16 pp. 177–182 September 26 September 19 5: 1 pp. 169–177 September 23 September 16 3: 40, 41 Review ch. 1–3 September 19 September 14 3: 39 pp. 94–103 September 16 September 12 3: 30, 32, 33 — September 14 September 9 3: 9, 11, 14(c), 32(a) pp. 90–94 September 12 September 7 2: 46, 60, 62, 64 pp. 76–90 September 9 September 2 2: 28, 34, 41, 42, 43, and question D on worksheet M2a pp. 52–57 September 7 August 31 2: 6, 36, 40, 70, 72 pp. 45–51 September 2 August 29 1: 28, 31, 32, 33, 34 pp. 32–45 August 31 August 26 1: 25, 37, 46 pp. 9–19 August 29 August 24 1: 1, 2, 13, 17, 18, 51 — August 26 August 22 — pp. 1–9 August 24

### Journals and Project

 Date Assignment Due date November 7 Project    Excerpts   Frequently Asked Questions November 21 October 26 Journal 5 November 11 October 7 Journal 4   Poster for Atiyah's public lecture October 19 September 26 Journal 3 October 5 September 7 Journal 2 September 14 August 22 Journal 1 August 31