Excursions in Mathematics
(formerly called Mathematics for the Liberal Arts)
at uakron dot edu)
Time and Place:
MWF, 1:10-2:00 pm.
Polsky Hall 488.
Course Handouts: A few of these (indicated below)
are in pdf format. You can read them with tools like Acrobat Reader.
Administrivia: General course policies
schedule, with homework assignments
Term papers: here are the
You may write on any topic suggested by a project in the textbook,
or you may write on any of a supplementary
list of suggested topics (in pdf format).
Review sheets for the midterm tests are available here.
(These are in pdf format.
Usually, a few students have difficulty printing these out.
For this and other reasons, don't wait until the last minute.)
Why you should start saving for retirement now (pdf).
(This is related to Chapter 10.)
In response to a request made in class, here is a list of
all sequential coalitions (pdf)
in a weighted voting system involving four players.
Some sources for news and research topics: