Modern Geometry

Math 331
Fall 2012

Instructor:
Tsvetanka Sendova
Time and Place:
TR 4:00 -- 4:15 pm in Pfeiffer Science Room 124
E-mail:
tsendova@bennett.edu
Office:
Pfeiffer Science 104
Office Phone:
(336) 517-2377
Office Hours:
M 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, W 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm (tutoring at IAS in Merner Hall), R 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, and by appointment


Textbook: College Geometry. A Discovery Approach., 2nd edition, by David C. Kay, ISBN 978-0-321-04624-6.
Class information: Syllabus

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  • Homework #
    Assignment
    Due Date
    #1 2.1 -- 2, 4, 8, 11, 13
    2.2 -- 4, 5, 6
    Friday, August 31
    #2 2.3 -- 1, 2, 4, 7
    2.4 -- 3, 5, 9, 15, 17 (21-bonus)
    Thursday, Sept. 6
    #3 2.5 -- 3, 5, 8, 13, 15, (12-bonus) Thursday, Sept. 13
    Note: Test 1 is scheduled for
    Review for test 1
    Tuesday, Sept. 18
    #4 3.1 -- 1, 3, 8, 11, 13 Thursday, Sept. 27
    #5 3.3 -- 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, Prove the second case from Theorem 1, discussed in class, (22-bonus)
    3.4 --
    Thursday, Oct. 4
    Lab 1 Consider the Moment of Discovery, p. 161 Thursday, Oct. 11
    #6 3.4 -- 1, 2, 4, 6, 14 Thursday, Oct. 18
    Lab 2 Construct an experiment to fromulate a theorem regarding the concurrency of the medians of a triangle Thuesday, Oct. 30
    #7 3.5 -- 1, 2, 5, 8, 11
    3.6 -- 1, 4, 5, 11
    Thursday, Nov. 1
    Lab 3 Construct a tool which given a triangle, constructs the incircle of the triangle. Tuesday, Nov. 6
    #8 3.7 -- Read p. 188-189, 4, 7, 8, 9, 16, 17
    3.8 -- 1, 3, 4, 11, 13
    Thursday, Nov. 8
    Lab 4 Moment of Discovery, page 201. Thursday, Nov. 8
    Note: Test 3 is scheduled for
    Thursday, Nov. 8
    #9 4.1 -- 1, 3, 5, 10, 13 Tuesday, Nov. 20
    Lab 5 Constrct tools for 1) parallelogram, 2) rectangle, 3) square, 4) trapezoid Thursday, Nov. 22
    #10 4.2 -- 2, 5a,b, 12, 16, 19
    4.3 -- 2, 3, 4, 10, 14
    Tuesday, Dec. 4