Math 141


tentative schedule:
 
 
Week Topics Reading Homework Problems (by that I don't mean skills check problems) These homework problems might still be modified over the course of the semester. So check again when they are assigned
1 urban services,  Chapter 1 
Urban Services 
write your Math autobiography and submit it online at Learn@UW 
  1  4, 7, 12, 14, 15, 22, 30, 33, 38, 42, 46bc, 52, 54, 59 
2 business efficiency Chapter 2 
 Business Efficiency, part 1
 Business Efficiency, part 2
  2  2, 5ac, 12, 20, 23d, 28, 33, 38, 42, 50c, 57, 59c, 60, 74, 76
3 planning and scheduling Chapter 3 
 Notes on Chapter 3
  6, 18, 26, 34, 36, 46, 54, 70(FF, NF, WF, FFD, NFD, WFD), 78bdeh, 80  
4 linear programming Chapter 4 
 Notes on Chapter 4
  10, 14, 24, 28, 42, 50, 64, 70
 5 Midterm 1: Friday, 10/13 in class. 
Topics: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4
5 savings models Chapter 21 
Savings Accounts
Savings Plans and Investments
  Homework on Savings and Investments
6 borrowing models,  income taxes Borrowing    Homework Problems on Loans
7 Taxes Taxes    Homework Problems on Taxes
8 Budgets Budgets    Homework Problems on Budgets
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10  Midterm 2: Friday, 11/10 in class
Topics: investing, loans, taxes, budgets, 
basic ideas of statistics
Chapter 5 
Statistics
 
   5  10, 26, 32, 40, 48, 54, 58 
11 Statistics
(Introduction, fallacies)
Chapters 6, 7 
Data Relationships
Data for Decisions
Logic and the Art of Speaking 
Schematic for Fallacies 
   6  2, 8, 14, 20, 26, 36, 46 
   7  5, 8, 12, 16, 28, 30, 40, 46, 50, 54, 60, 62
determine the type of fallacy for the  examples here.
12 Probability Chapter 8 
Notes on Probability
    8  10, 14, 20, 22, 28, 38, 44, 48, 58, 60, 68 
  Homework Problems on Probability
13 probability / voting Voting Schemes
Fairness Criteria

  Homework Problems on Voting
14 Fair Division Chapter 13 
Fair Division
   13   2, 4, 10, 12, 24
15 wrap up, review
Final:  12/15, 12:25-2:25 pm.