Instructions

On each homework assignment, please write (i) your name, (ii) name of course, and (iii) homework number. You are allowed and encouraged to work together on homework. Yet, each student is expected to turn in their own work. In general, late homework will not be accepted. However, you are allowed to turn in up to three late homework assignments with no questions asked.

The following framework assumes that we will be in a remote setting. If we happen to return to face-to-face classes, we will adjust in a natural way. With a few exceptions, homework assignment will consist of two parts.

Part 1: Prior to the start of class, you will need to capture your handwritten work digitally and then upload a PDF to BbLearn. There are many free smartphone apps for doing this. I use TurboScan on my iPhone. Submitting your work prior to class allows me to see what you accomplished outside of class. Part 1 will be assessed using the following rubric.

Part 2: During class, we will discuss most of the problems that are due that day. While we are discussing them, you should either annotate your work and/or take notes on separate paper. It’s expected that most of the work you did prior to class will need to be refined. It is your responsibility to process this in some way. Annotating your work or taking notes will increase the chances that you are processing the work in a meaningful way. If you choose to annotate your work, please use a different color than what you originally used to complete your assignment. After class, you will need to capture your annotations/notes digitally and then upload a PDF to BbLearn. Part 2 will be assessed using the following rubric.

Assignments

Unless otherwise indicated, submit each of the following assignments via BbLearn. I reserve the right to modify the assignment if the need arises. These exercises will form the basis of the student-led presentations.

  • Homework 1: Read the syllabus and write down 5 important items. Submit a PDF of your written work to the corresponding assignment on BbLearn. Note: All of the exam dates only count as a single item. (Due Friday, August 14)
  • Homework 2: Create a free Discord account, accept the invite to our Discord server, and post something about yourself in the #introductions channel. (Due Friday, August 14)
  • Homework 3: Complete Problems 1-4 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, August 14)
  • Homework 4: Complete Problems 5-8 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, August 17)
  • Homework 5: Complete Problems 9 and 10 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, August 19)
  • Homework 6: Complete Problems 11 and 12 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, August 21)
  • Homework 7: Complete Problems 13-15 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, August 24)
  • Homework 8: Complete Problems 16-18 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, August 26)
  • Homework 9: Complete Problems 19-21 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, August 31)
  • Homework 10: Complete Problems 22-24 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, September 2)
  • Homework 11: Complete Problems 25-27 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, September 4)
  • Homework 12: Complete Problems 28-30 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, September 9)
  • Homework 13: Complete Problems 31-33 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, September 14)
  • Homework 14: Complete Problems 34-37 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, September 16)
  • Homework 15: Complete Problems 38-40 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, September 18)
  • Homework 16: Revisit Problem 40 and complete Problems 41, 42 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, September 21)
  • Homework 17: Complete Problems 43-45 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, September 23)
  • Homework 18: Complete Problems 46, 47 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, September 28)
  • Homework 19: Complete Problems 48-50 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, September 30)
  • Homework 20: Complete Problem 51 and revisit Problems 49 and 50 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, October 2)
  • Homework 21: Complete Problem 52 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, October 5)
  • Homework 22: Complete Problems 53-56 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, October 7)
  • Homework 23: Complete Problems 57-60 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, October 12)
  • Homework 24: Complete Problems 61-63 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, October 14)
  • Homework 25: Complete Problems 64-66 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, October 16)
  • Homework 26: Complete Problems 67-69 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, October 19)
  • Homework 27: Complete Problems 70-72 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, October 21)
  • Homework 28: Complete Problems 73-75 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, October 26)
  • Homework 29: Revisit Problem 73 and complete Problems 76 and 77 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, October 28)
  • Homework 30: Complete Problems 78 and 79 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, October 30)
  • Homework 31: Complete Problems 80-82 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, November 2)
  • Homework 32: Complete Problems 83-85 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, November 4)
  • Homework 33: Complete Problems 86-88 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, November 9)
  • Homework 34: Complete Problems 89 and 90 from the Problem Collection. (Due Friday, November 13)
  • Homework 35: Complete Problems 93-95 from the Problem Collection. (Due Monday, November 16)
  • Homework 36: Complete Problems 96 and 98 from the Problem Collection. (Due Wednesday, November 18)


Dana C. Ernst

Mathematics & Teaching

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  Flagstaff and NAU sit at the base of the San Francisco Peaks, on homelands sacred to Native Americans throughout the region. The Peaks, which includes Humphreys Peak (12,633 feet), the highest point in Arizona, have religious significance to several Native American tribes. In particular, the Peaks form the Diné (Navajo) sacred mountain of the west, called Dook'o'oosłííd, which means "the summit that never melts". The Hopi name for the Peaks is Nuva'tukya'ovi, which translates to "place-of-snow-on-the-very-top". The land in the the area surrounding Flagstaff is the ancestral homeland of the Hopi, Ndee/Nnēē (Western Apache), Yavapai, A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo), and Diné (Navajo). We honor their past, present, and future generations, who have lived here for millennia and will forever call this place home.