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Northern Virginia Community College

Liberal Arts Math I, MTH 151

 

Course Description (from the College):

This course presents topics in sets, logic, numeration systems, geometric systems and elementary computer concepts.  The general purpose of this course is to give the students an appreciation for the uses of mathematics in the contemporary world and to develop the ability by the student to solve certain problems in a logical manner.

 

Syllabus -- in Word format

 

Important Dates
Exam #1 -- Thursday, September 14th key/review/flash cards
Exam #2 -- Thursday, October 12th key/review/flash cards
Exam #3 -- Tuesday, November 21st key/review/flash cards
Final Exam -- Tuesday, December 12th (noon) key/review/flash cards
 

see the syllabus for a more detailed calendar
 

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Announcements:

Math Office: AA 352
NOVA Math office: 703-845-6220
My NOVA email: bmccall@nvcc.edu
Office Hours: TR 4:30-6:00


 

Notes & Playlist Links

Venn Diagrams and Sets
Truth Tables for Two Propositions
Truth Tables for Three Propositions
Truth Tables for Four Propositions
Argument Tables for Rules of Inference
Logic Gates & Cicuits
Sets of Numbers -- key

 


Homeworks

Homework #1
Homework #2
Homework #3
Homework #4
Homework #5
Homework #6
Homework #7
Homework #8
Homework #9

 

 

Projects

Budget Project
Color Project
Rigid Motion Project/Activity -- graph paper
Pattern Scavenger Hunt
Euler Graph Exercise -- key
Euler Graphs in the Real World
TSP Project
Fractal Exploration
Spiral Growth in Nature/Symmetry in Beauty Reading
Apportionment Reading
Network Graphs Reading
Amortization Project -- Excel
Paycheck Analysis/Questions
Geogebra Assignment

 

Supplemental Activities



Calculator Guides:

Complex Numbers in TI
Math of Finance


 

Answer Keys

Quiz #1 -- key
Quiz #2 -- key
Quiz #3 -- key
Quiz #4 -- key
Quiz #5 -- key
Quiz #6 -- key
Quiz #7 -- key
Quiz #8 -- key
Quiz #9 -- key
Quiz #10 -- key
Quiz #11 -- key
Quiz #12 -- key
Quiz #13 -- key
Quiz #14 -- key
Quiz #15 -- key

 

Links!

PDF Graph Paper
PhET Simulations
EdReady
Pathuku

Liberal Arts Math at AACC

 

 
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