Pick an option & write a substantive two or three
Describe a current or recent event
or situation where you would apply a number of the tools presented in this MTH
151 course. Think about your family and
friends, your career, your education, your hobbies. Is someone building a shed or a
playhouse? With the degree you are
pursuing, for which careers will you be qualified? If you are planning a family vacation, how
will you get there, where will you stay and what will you do? If you are buying a car, what are the
expected costs of ownership and financing compared to public transportation,
and how will you compare different car models?
How did you use the material in problem solving, geometry, set theory,
logic, numeration systems, and/or consumer math to make your decision?
on the bigger picture of math itself.
How do the different branches of math that you learned about in this
course relate to each other? What
similarities and differences do you see in how the different branches of
mathematics developed historically? Who
developed them and why? What
similarities do you see between different kinds of mathematics? Do they all involve counting or measuring something? Are similar operations used in two or more of
the branches? What are they? Pick one or two of these questions and write
Post your essay
to the Final Reflections discussion
- Is it a
substantive, two or three paragraph essay?
- Is it
clear and well-written with proper grammar and correct spelling?
it apply to material covered in class?
- Is the
posting unique to the postings of other students and to your own
(are) the selected question(s) answered in depth?
the facts accurate?