M 326K: Foundations of Number Systems, Spring 2004
First Day Handout
What Is a Number System?
Center This web site gives information about curricula that
are based on the NCTM Standards. The "Related Projects" link can
lead you to information about elementary and secondary curricula.
But remember that the Standards are about more than just curricula --
a large part of teaching in a Standards -based way is what the teacher
Written Solutions to Some Problems from Activity 1
Sample Responses to Third Question from January 27
Sample Solutions to Problems
Due February 3
of Complex Numbers , Applications
of Imaginary Numbers, Complex Numbers
and the Mandelbrot Set, Imaginary
Numbers in Electricity, Imaginary
Numbers in Real Life, Trigonometric
Equation for a Sequence, Trigonometry
Without Calculators, Using Complex
Conjugate Numbers. These pages from the Ask Dr. Math web site
give some examples of where complex numbers are used.
Sample Papers for February 12 Assignment
Tentative Advance Assignments April 22 assignment added 4/16/04 **and revised 4/19/04**
of homework on Everyday and Math Meanings, due Tuesday, March 2.
Sample "Big Picture"
(Solution to Part 3 of Activity B of Topic 1) (Word file)
Sample Solutions to Problems 6 - 9 on First Exam pdf file
Sample Solutions to Problems 3 and
4 for March 25
Sample Solutions to March 30 homework
Sample Solutions to April 1 Homework (pdf file)
Samples Solutions to April 6 Homework
Sample Solutions to April 27 Homework (pdf file) NEW 4/27/04
Sample Solutions to May 4 Homework (pdf file)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics The national organization
for mathematics teachers.
For more information on transcendental numbers:
The Fifteen Most
Famous Transcendental Numbers
Forum Pages on Transcendental Numbers