Math 123: Contemporary Mathematics

Taught by Dr. Lily Yen, fall 2017

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How to prepare for each lecture

Help

  1. My office hours.
  2. Math Learning Centre in Birch 289.
  3. Student solutions manual bundled with custom text sold in the Bookstore.
  4. Past tests etc.: Assignment 1 (with answers). Quiz 1 (with answers). Quiz 2 (with answers). Test 1 (with answers). Quiz 3 (with answers). Assignment 2 (with answers). Test 2 (with answers). Assignment 3 (with answers).

Capilano University, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and I have done everything possible to help you pass the course. Please do not fail us.

Grade distribution

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The original grade distribution was:

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The out of numbers above may change as I design the tests, quizzes, etc. When I figure out how the online homework system reports your score to you, I will make the grace calculator above follow the same system.

Lecture Plan

September 6 1.1, 1.2
8 1.2
13 1.2, using variables
15 In-class assignment for problem solving
20 5.1, 5.2
22 5.3, 5.4
27 Quiz on Chapter 5; lecture on 9.1
29 9.2
October 4 9.3
6 Quiz on 9.1, 9.2, 9.3; lecture on 9.4
11 Financial Math 8.1
13 Test 1 on Chapters 1, 5, 9
18 8.2 and algebra
20 8.3 and algebra
25 Quiz on 8.1, 8.2, 8.3; lecture on 13.1
27 13.1, 13.2
November 1 13.2, 13.3
3 13.3; in-class assignment for probability
8 14.1, 14.2
10 Test 2 on Chapters 8, 13
15 14.2, 14.3
17 In-class assignment for statistics
22 Project presentations
24 Project presentations
29 Project presentations/ Review for final
December 1 Review for final