VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS
4 TO 5 PM, MWF
Email for other times (ssitaraman AT howard, NOT bison.howard).
We will also use Echo360 software to record classes, post the video recordings, and take polls during class (part of class participation).
Log into Echo360 website, go to Math 12 SPRING 2021 course page to watch videos of classes.
I will send invite for logging in.
TESTS AND QUIZZES FROM SPRING 2019
OLD FINAL EXAMS
FOR SOLUTIONS FOR OLD TESTS from Spring 2019, ETC., go to OLD COURSES.
Click on the desired course, then click on UPDATE.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course teaches some basic concepts of mathematics through applications from environmental science. It will use live in-class polls, online assignments using Zoom and Blackboard, guest lectures, and a course project.
Martin Walter, "Mathematics for the Environment."
John Roe, Russ deForest and Sara Jamshidi, “Mathematics for Sustainability.”
1. Interpret and use graphs of polynomial, exponential and logarithmic functions arising in real world situations involving energy and the environment.
2. Interpret and apply probability theory and statistics to simple questions related to the environment.
3. Apply the compound interest formula for geometric sequences to the problems in environmental science..
4. Explain the cause of about climate change and its effect on the environment
PREREQUISITE: A satisfactory grade in College Algebra I.
Total: 500 points
one hour mid-term exam: 100points.
Assignments in weekly group meetings: 100 points.
Answering (50) + Correct answer (50) in class polls : 100 points
Final Exam : 100 points
class project completion and presentation 100 points.
Grade; A 450-500, B 400-449, C 350-399, D 300-349, F < 300.
Class Attendance Restricted to Registered Students: Only students whose names appear on the official course roster are permitted to attend class meetings. Students who are not registered are not permitted to attend or participate in course activities, do not have access to Blackboard, cannot submit course assignments, and will not receive a grade for this course. It is the students' responsibility to ensure that they are properly registered by the published registration deadline. Requests to add courses after the deadline will not be considered.