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### Homework and In-class Assignments

- Section 4.2
- Mindscapes: 7-11, 14-16, 19, 21, 22
- Due on Friday February 23 (assigned February 21): reading response and Number 3
- Due on Monday February 26 (assigned February 23): a solution to Mindscape 10, including triangulations, coloring of the vertices, counts of the colors, and conclusions about where to place video cameras.

- Section 4.1
- Mindscapes: 6-8, 10-13, 15, 16, 20-22
- Due on Wednesday February 21 (assigned February 19): reading response and Number 2
- Due on Friday February 23 (assigned February 21): a solution to one of 13, 15, 20, 21
- Due on Friday February 23 (assigned February 21): a carefully explained proof of the Pythagorean theorem

- Section 3.3
- Mindscapes: 6, 7, 9, 10, 12-14, 16, 19, 20, 22
- Due on Monday February 19 (assigned February 16): reading response and Number 4
- Due on Wednesday February 21 (assigned February 19): read Section 3.4 up to the end of the four questions on Page 174. Write a 300 word reflection on infinity. What are the most interesting or surprising discoveries of Chapter 3?

- Section 3.2
- Mindscapes: 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 20, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, 31, 32, 34, 35
- Due on Monday February 19 (assigned February 16): one of 41, 43 or 44

- Section 3.1
- Mindscapes: 1-20
- No work due from this section. Make sure you can solve the "Hilbert Hotel" problems that you work(ed) on in class.

- Section 2.6
- Mindscapes: 1, 3, 4, 7, 6, 9, 11, 22, 26, 37, 40
- Due on Monday February 12 (assigned February 7): Reading Response and Number 2
- Due on Wednesday February 14 (assigned February 12): Turn in a proof that the square root of three is irrational

- Section 2.5
- Mindscapes: 7, 8, 11, 13, 15-17, 19, 22
- Due on Monday February 12 (assigned February 7): one of 23, 25 or 26

- Section 2.4
- With reading: do Mindscapes 1-5
- Mindscapes: 6, 10, 13, 17, 19, 20-22, 26, 29, 32, 33, 39, 40
- Due on Friday February 2 (assigned January 31): Reading response and Number 1

- Section 2.3
- With reading: do one Mindscape from each of the following ranges: 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-25
- Mindscapes: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 26-28, 31, 35, 36, 45
- Due on Wednesday January 31 (assigned January 29): Write a complete and careful proof that there is an infinite number of primes.
- Due on Friday February 2 (assigned January 31): A short paper of at least 300 words on one of the unanswered questions about prime numbers (the twin prime conjecture or the Goldbach conjecture). Discuss the question's history, describe what progress has been made on the question, and include any interested related information. Take note of the following requirements:
- Include a list of references at the end of your paper.
- If you include a quote from your sources, make sure that you give attribution to the source of the quote and make it clear exactly what is quoted.
- Be careful not to plagiarize from any source - do not copy anything without attribution. Write the majority of the paper in your own words!
- Your paper will be graded on content (amount of information), mathematical accuracy, use of correct grammar and spelling, and on overall quality.

- Section 2.2
- With reading: do calculations, play Fibonacci Nim
- Mindscapes: 7, 8, 26, 6, 10, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 45, 47, 49
- Due on Monday January 29 (assigned January 26): One of 7, 8, 26 and one of 41, 43, 44

- Section 2.1
- With reading: do one Mindscape from each of the following ranges: 1-5, 6-10, 11-15, 16-20, then do 21, 22, 24, 25. Add the following to 21: (b) OTTFFSSEN... and (c) JFMAMJ...
- Due on Wednesday January 24 (assigned January 22): Reading response and one of 1-5.

- Section 1.4
- Work on these stories: 1-3, 5-12. Number 15 is a semester challenge problem.
- Due on Wednesday January 24 (assigned January 22): Write a solution for your favorite Mindscape from this section, and also explain why you chose this Mindscape.

- Section 1.1
- Work on the stories not discussed in class (omit Stories 7-9). You will takes turns presenting your solutions and ideas.

- Due on Monday January 22 (assigned January 17): Please write (or, preferably, type) a paragraph or two about yourself. What is your major? What is your mathematical background? Why are you taking this class? What are you hoping to get out of this class? How do you intend to ensure a successful experience in this class?

Visit the web site for this class - tell me something about it that you like, and something that could be improved.

Write anything else you wish.

Where is New Zealand?

*Also: send an email to your family, telling them when your tests and final exam are in this class, advising them NOT to book travel that conflicts with these events.*