### Updates/Revisions to the Math 156 Course Webpages

- None as of yet

### Study Plan

#### Week 1: Sept 7 to Sept 11

- Section 1.1: Decimal and Octal
- Lecture Notes: Section 1.1
- Video: Here's an old YouTube intro video from Math 155 which covers the decimal system and base 4 counting (7:10 min)

- Section 1.2: Binary and Hexadecimal
- Lecture Notes: Section 1.2

- Section 1.3: Converting Non-integer Numbers into Decimal
- Lecture Notes: Section 1.3

- WeBWorK Assign0, which is due the following week

- Link of the week: Mechanical Binary Counter

#### Week 2: Sept 14 to Sept 18

- Section 1.4: Converting from Decimal
- Lecture Notes: Section 1.4
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**link is fixed (I had uploaded an outdated version)**

- Lecture Notes: Section 1.4
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- Section 1.5: Converting between Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal
- Lecture Notes: Section 1.5

- Section 2.1: Introduction to Logic
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.1
- Handout: Logical Reasoning Exercises and Solutions

- WeBWorK Assign1, which is due the following week

- Link of the week: One Hundred Pushups

#### Week 3: Sept 21 to Sept 25

- Section 2.2: Venn Diagrams
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.2
- Handout: Venn Diagrams Worksheet and Solutions – Correction: the answers to #3 were using the old negation notation. Fixed now.
- Nifty visual: Pretty pictures of Venn diagrams containing 4 and 5 sets

**Test 1 covers the material up to this point**

- Section 2.3: Logical Equivalence
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.3

- Section 2.4: Boolean Algebra
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.4

- Section 2.5: Laws of Logic
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.5
- Handout: Laws of Logic

- WeBWorK Assign2, which is due the following week

- Link of the week: Accidental Venn Diagram

#### Week 4: Sept 28 to Oct 2

- Finish up Section 2.5
- Section 2.6: More Laws of Logic
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.6

- WeBWorK Assign3, which is due the following week

**Test 1 is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday of this week**

#### Week 5: Oct 5 to Oct 9

- Finish up Section 2.6
- Section 2.7: The Conditional
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.7
- Handout: Who's Breaking the Law? with the tables filled in completely

- Section 2.8: The Biconditional
- Lecture Notes: Section 2.8

- WeBWorK Assign4, which is due in two weeks

**Test 2 covers the material up to this point**

#### Week 6: Oct 12 to Oct 16

- Section 3.1: Introduction to Sequences and Series
- Lecture Notes: Section 3.1
- Video: Sigma Notation (10:59 min)

- Section 3.2: Arithmetic Sequences and Series
- Lecture Notes: Section 3.2

- Section 3.3: Geometric Sequences and Series
- Lecture Notes: Section 3.3

- Extra Practice for Chapter 3:

#### Week 7: Oct 19 to Oct 23

- This week is set aside for Test 2 and review (don't forget about Assign4 due this week)

**Test 2 is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday of this week**

#### Week 8: Oct 26 to Oct 30

- Section 4.1: Big O and Rates of Growth
- Lecture Notes: Section 4.1

- Section 4.2: Factorial and Exponential Growth
- Lecture Notes: Section 4.2

- Section 4.3: Logarithmic Growth
- Lecture Notes: Section 4.3

- Practice Questions for Chapter 4:

**Test 3 covers the material up to this point**

- Section 5.1: Variables
- Lecture Notes: Section 5.1

- Section 5.3: Histograms
- Lecture Notes: Section 5.3

- Section 5.4: Misleading Graphs
- Lecture Notes: Section 5.4
- Handout: Misleading Graphs

- WeBWorK Assign5, which is due the following week

- Link of the week: Animations of Sorting Algorithms
- Hallowe'en link: Boo-lean Venn Diagrams

#### Week 9: Nov 2 to Nov 6

- Section 6.1: Measure of Centre: Mean and Median
- Lecture Notes: Section 6.1
- Video: MySecretMathTutor: Find the median (1:39 min)

- WeBWorK Assign6, which is due the following week

**Test 3 is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday of this week**

- Link of the week: Epic bad graph in pink! – note the truncated zero *and* pictographs!

#### Week 10: Nov 9 to Nov 13

- Section 6.2: Measures of Spread: Range and Standard Deviation
- Lecture Notes: Section 6.2
- Video: Conceptual Example (16:15 min)

- Section 6.3: Tchebysheff and the Empirical Rule
- Lecture Notes: Section 6.3
- Video: MySecretMathTutor: How to use the Empirical Rule (6:39 min)
- Video: Tchebysheff's Theorem (16:42 min)
- Video: MySecretMathTutor: How to use the Chebyshev's (or Tchebysheff's) Theorem (5:37 min)

- Section 6.4: Measure of Relative Standing: z-score
- Lecture Notes: Section 6.4
- Video: MySecretMathTutor: Finding the z-score (2:07 min)

- WeBWorK Assign7, which is due the following week

#### Week 11: Nov 16 to 20

- Section 7.1: Data Collection and Sampling Techniques
- Lecture Notes: Section 7.1
- Handout: Sampling Plans
- Handout: Sampling Plans Exercises
- Video: MySecretMathTutor: Types of Sampling ( min)

- Section 7.2: Observational and Experimental Studies
- Lecture Notes: Section 7.2
- Handout: Observation vs. Experiment Handout and Solutions

**Test 4 covers the material up to this point**

- Section 8.1: Counting Techniques
- Lecture Notes: Section 8.1
- Video: Finishing up the Addition Rule (4:30 min)
- Video: Examples of Counting Techniques (11:53 min)
- Video: Another Example of Counting Techniques (8:00 min)

- WeBWorK Assign8, which is due the following week

- Link of the week: Lava Lamp Random Number Generator

#### Week 12: Nov 23 to Nov 27

- Section 8.2: Probability
- Lecture Notes: Section 8.2
- Video: Classical Probability (4:19 min)
- Video: Classical Probability, Example 1 (7:43 min)
- Video: Classical Probability, Example 2 (8:28 min)
- Video: Contingency Tables Example (13:48 min)
- Video: Contingency Tables Example 2 (7:27 min)

- Section 8.3: Discrete Random Variables
- Lecture Notes: Section 8.3
- Video: Discrete Random Variables (12:05 min)

- Section 9.1: Continuous Random Variables
- Lecture Notes: Section 9.1
- Video: Continuous Random Variables (12:22 min)
- Video: Continuous Random Variables Example (4:23 min)

- WeBWorK Assign9, which is due the following week

**Test 4 is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday of this week**

- Link of the week: Online password '123456' more popular than ever

#### Week 13: Nov 30 to Dec 4

- Section 9.2: Standard Normal Distribution
- Lecture Notes: Section 9.2
- Video: The Normal Distribution (11:53 min)

- Section 9.3: Normal Distribution: Finding Probabilities
- Lecture Notes: Section 9.3
- Video: The Standard Normal Distribution (19:28 min)
- Online calculator: The HyperStat Normal Distribution Calculator

- Section 9.4: Normal Distribution: Finding Values
- Lecture Notes: Section 9.4
- Video: The Standard Normal Distribution - calculating values from probabilities (7:58 min)
- Video: The Normal Distribution - a full example (7:27 min)

- WeBWorK Assign10, which is due the following week

#### Week 14: Dec 7 to Dec 11

- Section 10.1: Estimating with Confidence
- Lecture Notes: Section 10.1

- Section 10.2: Confidence Intervals for the Mean
- Lecture Notes: Section 10.2
- Video: Confidence Intervals (15:09 min)
- Video: Example of Confidence Intervals (14:47 min)

**Take-home Test 5 covers the material up to this point****Take-home Test 5 is due on Friday of this week**