C A Spengel  Spring 2006

email:Math Office: 677-2721

Office Hours: MW 20:15-21:00 @ SH276 & TTh 20:15-21:00 @ JR221 (& other times by appointment.)

General notices for all students, regarding success in coursework and drops:

Notice of Department requirements for Math 310 students:

Interesting Readings (see these while they’re still available!):

Lockhart’s Lament (You’ve GOT to read this!)

LINKS to OTHER (external) USEFUL/HELPFUL/FUN WEBSITES BELOW:

GENERAL GEOMETRY

RELIABLE Geometry and Constructions

Is Geometry Hard?

WEBSITE LISTS Mathematics Interactive Websites

FUN with geometry!!!!Amazing site with all sorts of information, pictures and MORE!!!

This site is reliable:  http://www.mathleague.com/help/geometry/geometry.htm

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

“Platonic Solids” page of one of the coolest math sites:

Euclidean CONSTRUCTIONs:

An elaborate CONSTRUCTION … beyond the altitude of a triangle:

MEASURE ==========================================================

Practice with metric prefixes (try the  right column!)  at about.com

MEASURE– International System of Units:

…and government facts & propaganda:

and civilian propaganda: (This site wants you to pay to encourage use of metric system)

Dictionary of Units of MEASURE  Dictionary link here  (Want to know what a plethron is?)

Areas and Volumes and FUN stuff by Keith Enevoldson

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STATISTICS

Discussion of topics in elementary descriptive STATISTICS at

LINKS to class materials and information pages of this site, BELOW:

STATISTICS & PROBABILITY:

Probability and Statistics Test #1  &Another test #1 solutions

“Simple Probability” §7.1 & 7.2 & PN-1 through PN-6

“Descriptive Statistics” §8.1 & 8.2 &  Answers

Answers to Practice Final Sections<<<<<<<< Practice Final Answers

Some for those who want more.

Test &

BASIC GEOMETRY:

Before you buy a ß read this!

How the eye can be fooled…  see for yourself:  Curry’s Paradox Here  & Here !

Terms review list   Geometry Figure Quiz    And a fun exercise

NEED  HELP?  GREAT Geometry Website  and Constructions Page

A self-Quiz     EC1-6

ANSWERS - P F §§      <<<<<<< Practice Final Answers

Sample Test & Answers     2nd Sample Test & Answers   (ignore #9&10)   3rd Sample  Test  &  Answers

Geometry study and review materials:

Congruence  101…  Geometry Quiz #2 Answers

Geometry Terms   GB1-2  GB3 + More NETS to ID    PolyPractice  (Taxi Driver )

Geometry Figure Quiz & SELF TEST chapters 9 & 10

Geometry Sample Test & Answers

2nd Sample Test & Answers   - ignore #9&10!

3rd Sample Test &  Answers

NEW:  Circle Terms

THE FOLLOWING WILL BE INCLUDED WITH MEASUREMENT

Similarity  Worksheet  & Answers

A proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

MEASUREMENT

Notes Chapter 11 – Length  Area  Pyth.  Surface Area  Volume (may not be posted yet!

Measure and A Sample & More challenging &

Surface Area & Volume ‘Quiz’

ANSWERS -PF Measure §§    <<<<<<<<<< Practice Final Answers

TRANSFORMATIONS & MISC:

Transformation Geometry Reader’s Digest Notes   AND SEE ISOMETRIES HERE!

+ extra exercises at end

Symmetry Worksheet & Answers

Self Test  Practice Test  & Answers     ANOTHER

Transform Geometry PF  <<<<<<<<<< Practice Final Answers

It’s never too early to start studying for the FINAL:  Practice Final  Solutions see link at top…

Los Angeles Council of Teachers of MathematicsTake a look now; conference in MARCH.

YOUR ALEKS COURSE CODE IS:   LT4RK WEDDV

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Photo taken at CSUN arboretum.

Copyright © 2005 all rights reserved C. A. S p e n g e l   Mathematics Department, California State University, Northridge 91330 USA

Sol ions to class worksheets, reviews, tests, etc.

Old Sample FINAL Quetions and Answers addendum Here  (27 pages, 2Mb pdf file}  SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

OLD:  Sample Arithmetic Quiz & Answers: