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Annual course of study in mathematics

(third year of studies)


Prof. Tanja Vedda
First semester:

DATE

DAY

03.09.2004

Friday

08.09.2004
10.09.2004

Wednesday
Friday

15.09.2004

Wednesday

17.09.2004

Friday

22.09.2004

Wednesday

24.09.2004

Friday

29.09.2004

Wednesday

01.10.2004

Friday

06.10.2004

Wednesday

08.10.2004

Friday

13.10.2004

Wednesday

LESSON
Whole numbers and
decimals. Introduction.
National holiday
Rounding and Adding
whole numbers and
decimals.
Multiplying and dividing
whole numbers and
decimals.
Comparing and renaming
fractions and mixed
numbers.
Multiplying, dividing,
adding and subtracting
fractions and mixed
numbers.
Chapter I review.
Summary. Problems
solving.
Addition, subtraction,
multiplication and division
equations.
Two-steps equations. Ratio
and proportion.
Solving problems.
Writing decimals and
fractions as percents.
Writing Percents as
Decimals and Fractions.
Finding a percent of a
number. Finding what
percent one number is of
another.
Finding a number when a
percent of it is known.
Examples and problems
solving.
Percent of increase and
decrease. Estimating
answers to percent
problems.

15.10.2004

Friday

Chapter II review.
Problems solving from both
chapters.

20.10.2004
22.10.2004

Wednesday
Friday

Written work - I

27.10.2004

Wednesday

29.10.2004

Friday

03.11.2004

Wednesday

05.11.2004

Friday

10.11.2004

Wednesday

12.11.2004

Friday

17.11.2004
19.11.2004

Wednesday
Friday

24.11.2004

Wednesday

26.11.2004

Friday

01.12.2004

Wednesday

03.12.2004
08.12.2004

Friday
Wednesday

10.12.2004

Friday

15.12.2004

Wednesday

17.12.2004

Friday

22.12.2004

Wednesday

Customary units of length.


Metric units of length.
Customary and metric units
of capacity and weight.
Measure units for
temperature and time.
Computing with measures.
Summary. Problems
solving.
Lines and angles.
Classifying Polygons.
Perimeter and area of a
polygon. Circumference
and area of a circle.
Volume of a rectangular
solid. Solving problems.
Chapter III review.
Problems solving skills: a
five-step method and
multiple-step problems.
Problems solving strategy:
guess and check and use a
physical model.
Solving a problem by
drawing a diagram.
Cumulative review.
Preparing for the written
work.

Written work - II
Problems solving strategy:
list all the possibilities.
Questions and problems
solving from the last
chapter.
Problems solving strategy:
look for a pattern.
Solving related problems.
Solving problems. Chapter
review.
Tree diagrams and the
fundamental counting
principle. Permutations.

Second semester:
12.01.2005

Wednesday

14.01.2005

Friday

19.01.2005

Wednesday

21.01.2005
26.01.2005

Friday
Wednesday

28.01.2005

Friday

02.02.2005

Wednesday

04.02.2005

Friday

09.02.2005

Wednesday

11.02.2005

Friday

16.02.2005

Wednesday

18.02.2005

Friday

23.02.2005

Wednesday

25.02.2005

Friday

02.03.2005
04.03.2005

Wednesday
Friday

09.03.2005

Wednesday

11.03.2005

Friday

16.03.2005

Wednesday

18.03.2005

Friday

Probability. Determining
odds.
Computing probability.
Making predictions.
Preparing for the written
work.

Written work - III


Statistics, introduction.
Organizing data.
Bar Graphs and
Histograms. Broken-Line
Graphs. Circle Graphs.
Measures of Central
Tendency. Stem-and-leaf
plots. Statistics in media.
Chapter VI review.
Questions and problems
solving.
Income, introduction.
Hourly rate and overtime
rate.
Hourly rate plus tips.
Straight commission.
Bookkeeper. Graduated
Commission.
Payroll deductions: income
tax and social security tax.
Net pay. Solving related
problems.
Preparing for the written
work.

Written work - IV
Buying food and goods.
Number of calories. Calorie
usage.
Grocery Shopping.
Comparing meal costs.
Catalog buying. Seasonal
sales.
Rental clerk. Related
problems solving.
Summary: chapter review.

23.03.2005

Wednesday

25.03.2005

Friday

30.03.2005

Wednesday

01.04.2005

Friday

06.04.2005
08.04.2005
13.04.2005
15.04.2005
20.04.2005
22.04.2005
Spring break
11.05.2005
13.05.2005

Wednesday
Friday
Wednesday
Friday
Wednesday
Friday

Questions and problems.


Budgeting: analyzing
spending habits.
Budgeting variable
expenses. Making a
personal budget.
Adjusting a budget.
Estimating annual
spending.
Summary: chapter review.
Related problems solving.