M302: Introduction to Mathematics (Spring 05, Smith

Grades for the third exam have been posted on eGradebook (not Blackboard). Quiz averages and course average so far have also been posted on eGradebook (with much appreciated help from the eGradebook staff who are actually on the job on Mother's Day!)

Five-Number Summary of Third Exam Scores:

Maximum: 104
Top quartile: 94
Median: 83
Lower quartile: 72
Minimum: 30

Exam Week Office Hours: (RLM 10.136)

Mon. May 9: 4 - 5 pm
Tues. May 10: 4 - 5 pm
Wed May 11: 4 - 5 pm
Thurs. May 12: 1 - 2 pm
Mon. May 16: 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Computing Your Grade:

Retake Information:

Class Information

First Day Handout (Contains information about course policies)


Solutions to Quiz Problems

Information for First Exam (February 18)

Information for Second Exam (April 1) (pdf version Word version)

Information for Third Exam (May 6) (Word version. Picture for last question for Word version.)

Exam Scores

Solution and Grading for Problem 8 on Second Exam (pdf file)

Template for Pythagorean Puzzle pieces (for Monday, March 7)


Sierpinski's Carpet Simulation

Fibonacci Numbers in Nature

More about Bar Codes

More Examples of Check Digits (includes ISBN and Credit Card check digit methods)

Millions of Digits of Some Numbers

Animated Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Another Animated Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

Still More Proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem

Platonic Solids Demo

Texas Lottery

Quincunx Demo 1

Quincunx Demo 2

Quincunx Demo 3

Empirical Rule

Florence Nightingale

Snow's Cholera Map

Predicting the Path of Infectious Diseases