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1) choose a math book written for a general audience which appeals to you from t

1) choose a math book written for a general audience which appeals to you from the library 2) read a chapter or a section, (note something that strikes you on the first read) 3) re-read it carefully, (note something else that strikes you on the second read) 4) write a page summary and reaction; follow the guidelines: • Be sure to write in accurate, complete sentences. • Be sure to include an accurate bibliographic entry for the text read o…

For this final project, you are required to research an outbreak– whether local

For this final project, you are required to research an outbreak-- whether local, epidemic, or pandemic-- and its subsequent containment (if applicable)  and model its behavior with an exponential, linear or polynomial equation. Some outbreaks might still be on the rise and other might have been completely eradicated. If you select a disease that has not yet been contained, be sure to conduct enough research to determine whether it has been successfully contained in the past, as this may affect…

1) choose a math book written for a general audience which appeals to you from t

1) choose a math book written for a general audience which appeals to you from the library 2) read a chapter or a section, (note something that strikes you on the first read) 3) re-read it carefully, (note something else that strikes you on the second read) 4) write a page summary and reaction; follow the guidelines: • Be sure to write in accurate, complete sentences. • Be sure to include an accurate bibliographic entry for the text read o…

Answer these questions about the movie Fermat’s Last Theorem – The Theorem and

Answer these questions about the movie Fermat's Last Theorem - The Theorem and Its Proof: An Exploration of Issues and Ideas [1993] Who is its main character? You may feel that the man is the main character, or you may feel the equation is its main character. Be sure to mention both. Why have I shown this to you now? What does the content have to do with logic? Comment on what was interesting, surprising, or in general what you…

However, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write an essay hear

However, your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to write an essay heard in class discussion, what you read, and what you have considered on your own, all 3 should be represented. The essay should address the question: What is mathematics and why do we study it? It should be at least a page, with 1" margins, single or 1.5 spaced. Cite ideas or direct quotes, from things we read in class, by (Author, page). If you refer…

Essay Question: Consider a species that occupies a large, but fixed, number of i

Essay Question: Consider a species that occupies a large, but fixed, number of islands. The distribution of the species across all islands is maintained by a balance between local extinctions and local colonization events. Devise a model for the relationship between the fraction of islands occupied by the species and time. Be clear to outline the assumptions you make and be sure to describe your key predictions.

The website Mathematically Gifted and Black, highlights the contributions of Bla

The website Mathematically Gifted and Black, highlights the contributions of Black Scholars in the Mathematical Sciences. LINK :https://mathematicallygiftedandblack.com/ On the website you can find information about many accomplished black mathematicians. Scroll To the profiles click on Circle of Excellence at the top of the website. Please read as MANY of the profiles as possible. For this assignment you should read at least the following profiles: Aris Benjamin Winger https://mathematicallygiftedandblack.com/honorees/aris-benjamin-winger/ Emma Benn https://mathematicallygiftedandblack.com/honorees/emma-benn/ Dawn A. Lott https://mathematicallygiftedandblack.com/honorees/dawn-a-lott/ Raymond T. Perkins III…

In this discussion, you will share your thoughts and reactions to the week’s rea

In this discussion, you will share your thoughts and reactions to the week’s readings by engaging in conversation around a set of prompts. You should discuss at least 2 of the prompts in a meaningful way and contribute at least 3 posts. You may also discuss any general thoughts or questions about this week’s reading and assignments. As this discussion is intended to be a conversation, try to write posts that respond to others as well as contribute new ideas.…

MATH Writing Assignment Write a formal business letter to me describing the math

MATH Writing Assignment Write a formal business letter to me describing the math skills that you had acquired prior to taking this course and how they are helping you to succeed in it now. Describe math skills in your background that were lacking. Describe the skills which you have obtained that you will use in other classes, in your workplace, and in your life, in general. This assignment will be valued at 5% of your total course grade. Responses will…

The Signature Assignment in this course is an academic paper supporting your sta

The Signature Assignment in this course is an academic paper supporting your stance on what constitutes a high quality early childhood mathematics program. You will be asked to synthesize your findings referencing course materials and relating experiences derived from the course activities. In doing so, you will tackle the "Big Ideas" of Math as a Process, Mathematics Learning Environments, Teaching, Learning and Assessment Strategies/Methods, and Mathematical Thinking and Reasoning. Review the Signature Assignment Overview and Rubric (Links to an external…