MGF 1106 SYLLABUS
COURSE INTRODUCTION
MGF 1106, Mathematics for Liberal Arts I is a general education/math course which is not intended to
prepare you for Precalculus or Calculus. This course qualifie
MGF 1106
Spring 2017
Testing Information
You must have your Gator1 picture ID to take the exams. Bring a pen or pencil.
Scratch paper will be provided. Remember calculators are not permitted. All unit
1) In the following arguments, identify the type of fallacy.
a) The Congressperson is a member of the National Rifle Association, so Im sure she will not
support a ban on assault rifles.
b) Everyone l
MGF1107 Homework 1
1. Recall the definitions of the following logical fallacies discussed in class.
(a) Straw man: Constructing an argument concerning a distorted version
of a statement, P , and using
1) Are the following statements true or false?
a)
b)
c) 1 cfw_1,2,3
2) Create Venn Diagrams for the following sets.
a) ( )
b) ( ) U ( )
c) ( ) U ( )
d) ( )
3) A heart researcher has gathered the fol
Day 16
Lecture 14
Cartesian Graphs
0
2
STUFF I WANT YOU TO KNOW
You can _ to any point in the plane with two
_ directions.
Its a lot nicer if those directions are _ since
traveling in one of the two
Day 08
Base-B Systems
Pencil & Paper Algorithms
(& their alternatives)
2
Todays Travel Plans
Generalities of Place Value Systems
Other Bases
The same number?
Comparing
Classic Pencil & Paper Algo
Day 07 (on July 07)
MorePower
Having an Imagination
& Place-ing Our Selves
2
Todays Travel Plans
Thought Provoking
Rational Powers
Unlike Bases
The root of -1
Base 10
Base 5
Base 20
Base 2
Ba
Day 06
Reciprocals,
Di vis ion,
&
Powers
2
Todays Travel Plans
What Fractions can do that Integers Cant
Some Algebra
Formal Division
Even, Odd, & Prime
Whole Powers
Integer Powers
Thought Provo
Day 05
Frac tions
2
Todays Travel Plans
Integer Division
Lets Break Stuff
The many Faces of Fractions
Order Properties
Rational Numbers
Addition
Multiplication
What Fractions can do that Integ
Day 04
Integers, Fractions, and in
your face action
2
Todays Travel Plans
What did we talk about yesterday?
Integers Via M&Ms
Additive Operations and Properties
A little Algebra?
Integer Multipli
Day 03
Visual Models of
Number Systems
2
Todays Travel Plans
What did we talk about yesterday?
A Visual Model for the Whole Numbers and
Operations
A Visual Model for the Integers and
Operations
1
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Worksheet 7
Due Wednesday April 13, 2011
Show all computations. Write neatly. Staple your work.
1. Convert to degrees, minutes, seconds.
(a) 0.08
0.08 =
(b) 149.83
149.83 =
2.
(a) A tree is 800
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Worksheet 6
Due Wednesday April 6, 2011
Show all computations. Write neatly. Staple your work.
1. Convert
(a)
7
12
to degrees.
7
12
=
(b) 47 to radians.
47 =
rad
2.
(a) Find both the radian and
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Worksheet 5
Due Monday March 21, 2011
Show all computations. Write neatly. Staple your work.
1. Determine whether each of the following statements is true or false.
(a) If 0 < b < 1, then b1 < 1
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Worksheet 4
Due Wednesday March 2, 2011
Show all computations. Write neatly. Staple your work.
1. Give the denition of a function. Be sure your denition includes the three parts of a
function.
2
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Worksheet 2
Due Wednesday February 1, 2011
Show all computations. Write neatly. Staple your work.
1. Consider the following table.
Table 1: Minimum Wages in California and Their Eective Dates
Ee
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Worksheet 1
Due Wed. Jan. 19, 2011
Show all computations. Write neatly. Staple your work.
1. Complete the sentence.
(a) 12 is
(b) 65.1 is
(c) 12 is
(d) 65.1 is
% of 65.1
% of 12
% less than 65.1
MGF 1107
Math for Liberal Arts 2
Spring 2011, SECTION 7556
InstructorMathew Gluck, Little Hall 435, mgluck@u.edu, (352) 392-0281x303
Course Web Site www.math.u.edu/mgluck/MGF1107.html
DescriptionMGF 1
Uses and Abuses of Percentages
Wednesday January 5, 2011
Review
per cent means divided by 100, so for example, 50% = 50/100 = .5 and 125% =
125/100 = 1.25.
To convert a percent to a fraction, replac
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Optional Quiz 4
Due Wednesday April 20, 2011
Staple your work
1. Consider the Serpenski sponge, constructed as follows. The zeroth iterate S0 is a 1 1
1
1
square. The rst iterate S1 is a 1 1 squ
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Optional Quiz 3
Due Wednesday April 20, 2011
Staple your work
1. Consider the point A located on a sphere at 14 E latitude, 23 S longitude. Find the
location of the point antipodal to A.
2. Conv
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Optional Quiz 2
Due Wednesday April 20, 2011
Staple your work
1. The following gure is made up of circular arcs spanning an angle of 90 . Find the
perimeter and area of the gure.
6m
9m
perimeter
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Optional Quiz 1
Due Wednesday April 20, 2011
Staple your work
1. Find the equation of the line that has slope 1 and that passes through the point
5
(3, 1).
equation of line:
2. Find the equation
Final Exam Sample Problems
Here are some (not necessarily all) things you need to know how to do for the nal
exam.
Write a symmetry in cycle notation; draw the diagram for a symmetry given in cycle
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9C: Exponential Modeling
Wednesday February 23, 2011
All functions in this section have domains and ranges consisting of numbers.
Basics
General Form of an Exponential Function
A(t) = A0 brt
A(t)
A0
b