# Welcome to MATH 1010-K

I am Dr. Otts (Dr. O or Doc). On this page you will find a link to the MATH 1010, Mathematics for General Studies syllabus. You should read it carefully and keep a copy with your math materials.

**DO NOT use D2L, email me directly**.

Here are some additional links that you will need during the semester:

## Unit I: Orientation, Problem Solving, and Set Theory

Chapter 1: The Art of Problem Solving

Solving Problems by Inductive Reasoning: 1.1, examples 1-3, plus the Method of Gauss,
p. 40: exercises 43-50

An Application of Inductive Reasoning: Number Patterns: 1.2, examples 1-3

Strategies for Problem Solving: 1.3, examples 1-7

Numeracy in Today's World: 1.4.

Chapter 2: The Basic Concepts of Set Theory

Symbols and Terminology: 2.1, examples 1-3 & 7-9

Venn Diagrams and Subsets: 2.2, examples 1-5

Set Operations: 2.3, examples 1-14

Surveys and Cardinal Numbers: 2.4

Plus embedded algebra enrichment topics

## Unit II: Logic and Counting

Chapter 3: Introduction to Logic

Statements and Quantifiers: 3.1, examples 1-6

Truth Tables and Equivalent Statements: 3.2, examples 1-9 & 11-12

The Conditional and Circuits: 3.3, examples 1-5

The Conditional and Related Statements: 3.4, examples 1â€“2, Common Translations of
p -> q, p. 112, & Summary of Basic Truth Tables, p. 113

Chapter 10: Counting Methods

Counting by Systematic Listing: 10.1, examples 1-9

Using the Fundamental Counting Principle, 10.2, examples 1-8

Using Permutations and Combinations, 10.3, examples 1-15, emphasis on calculator skills,
Table 2 on p. 527, and the definition of a perfect square

Counting Problems Using "Not" and "Or": 10.5

Plus embedded algebra enrichment topics

## Unit III: Probability and Statistics

Chapter 11: Probability

Basic Concepts, 11.1, examples 1-6 & 8-11

Events Involving "Not" and "Or": 11.2, examples 1, 5, 7

Conditional Probability, Events Involving "And": 11.3, examples 3-5, 8-9, probability
requiring counting, & probability of a complement

Chapter 12: Statistics

Visual Displays of Data: 12.1, examples 2-3

Measures of Central Tendency: 12.2, emphasizing calculator skills

Plus embedded algebra enrichment topics

## Unit IV: Mathematics of Finance

Chapter 13: Personal Financial Management

The Time - Value of Money: 13.1, examples 1-2, 5, & 11, plus requisite calculator
skills

Truth in Lending: 13.3, example 1

The Costs and Advantages of Home Ownership: 13.4, examples 2-3, Table 6 on p. 714,
7-8

Plus embedded algebra enrichment topics

- Unit IV Classwork Guide Fall 2019
- Unit IV Vocbulary 2019 Fall
- TVM Solver Handout
- Finance Formulas Fall 2019