Harbourne's Spring 2009 Math 203J assignments

Due DateAssignment
Wed Jan 14Read Intro and Section 1.1.
Reading Homework: Section 1.1: Problem 2
Fri Jan 16Read Section 1.3.
Reading Homework: Section 1.3: Problem 28
Wed Jan 21Work through postnet handout for class discussion
Mon Jan 26Writing Assignment 1
Read section 3.1
Reading Homework: Section 3.1: Problem 2 (p. 154)
Wed Jan 28Read section 3.2
Reading Homework: Section 3.2: Problem 2 (p. 172)
Fri Jan 30Read section 3.3
Reading Homework: Section 3.3: Problem 2 (p. 193)
Fairness Criteria Handout
Wed Feb 4Quiz on Chapters 1 and 3 and on crowd counting
Practice Quiz 1 we'll go over Monday, Feb 2 (solutions)
Fri Feb 6Writing Assignment 2
Look over chapters 4, 5 and 6. Be prepared to vote on which of these three chapters we should cover.
We will also start to cover a topic not in the book, so there's no Reading Homework due Friday.
Mon Feb 9Read Section 4.1
Reading Homework: Section 4.1, 8
Look over the handout for class discussion
Wed Feb 11Read Section 4.2
Reading Homework: Section 4.2, 22 (we'll go over it in class)
Fri Feb 13Reading Homework: Section 4.2, 4
Mon Feb 16Writing Assignment 3
Read Section 8.1
Reading Homework: Section 8.1, 10
Wed Feb 18 Read Section 8.2
Reading Homework: Section 8.2, 14
Fri Feb 20Read Section 8.3
Reading Homework: Section 8.3, 2
Mon Feb 23We'll go over Practice Quiz 2 (Practice Quiz 2) (Practice Quiz 2 Solutions)
Wed Feb 25Quiz 2 over Chapters 4 and 8 and Math Errors Handout
Fri Feb 27Writing assignment 4: Clip a misleading graphic from a newspaper and discuss what's misleading about it.
Read Section 13.1
Reading Homework: Section 13.1, 10
Mon Mar 2Read Section 13.2
Reading Homework (postponed): Section 13.2, 4
Wed Mar 4Reading Homework: Section 13.2, 4
Mon Mar 9Writing Assignment 5
Read Section 9.1
Reading Homework: Section 9.1, 14
Fri Mar 13Read Section 9.2
Reading Homework: Section 9.2, 2
Mon Mar 23Go over the practice quiz. (Practice Quiz 3) (Solutions)
Wed Mar 25Quiz 3, covering sections 13.1, 13.2, 9.1, and 9.2.
Fri Mar 27Read Section 9.3
Reading Homework: Section 9.3, 18
Wed Apr 1Read Section 11.1
Reading Homework: Section 11.1, 10
Fri Apr 3Read Section 11.2
Reading Homework: Section 11.2, 10
Mon Apr 6Writing Assignment 6: Problem 41, p. 728 (written as a background article).
Read Section 11.3
Reading Homework: Section 11.3, 4
Fri Apr 10Quiz 4 on 9.3 and Ch. 11 (Practice Quiz 4, Solutions)
Mon Apr 13Read Section 10.1
Reading Homework: Section 10.1, 10
Wed Apr 15Read Section 10.2
Reading Homework: Section 10.2, 4a
Fri Apr 17Read Section 10.3
Reading Homework: Section 10.3, 6
Writing Assignment 7
Wed Apr 22Quiz 5 on Ch. 10 (Practice Quiz 5, Solutions)
Fri Apr 24Writing Assignment 8
Thu May 7Writing Assignment Make Up
Thu May 7Final Exam, 1-3 pm (in our usual room)