Mathematics 5, Winter 2012

The World According to Mathematics

Course DescriptionCourse Information Syllabus Homework Assignments
Friday Discussions Maple Stuff Take-home ExamsStudent Writing


Friday Discussions

Typically on Fridays, we will have student presentations and discussion. We will say more about this in class. Any handouts related to Friday will be posted below on Thursday to help guide the next day's discussion.

Here will be a list of the Groups, Topics, and Dates. There you will find the names of those in your group so that you can contact them to get organized. Your group may want to contact research librarian Ann Perbohner for ideas on researching your topic. She has developed a special set of library tools for m5w12.

Here will be the handouts for class discussion week-by-week:


•For Friday 1/6: See the quote in the Homework for week 1.

•For Friday 1/13
We will guided in discussion by a Group Presentation.

•For Friday 1/20
We will continue with another Group Presentation and discussion. See the list above for the topic.

•For Friday 1/27
We will have a presentation by Ann Perbohner, Math and Physical Sciences Librarian. She will teach the tools you will need for your Research-paper Final, and the remaining Group Presentations.

Handout for Monday and Wednesday 1/30, 2/1: Geometric Sums and Zeno's Paradoxes.

•For Friday 2/3
We will have two more Group Presentations and discussions. See the list above for the topics.

Handout for Wednesday 2/8: ISBN-problems for wk6.