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Nov 18 Lesson 16

Frequency histogram or as the book says frequency diagrams
Grouped data will be ploted as a bar graph
Measurement of Central Tendancy
Measure of Spread, quartiles, Mean deviation
Will not spend must time on quartiles
Learn how your caculator handles statistics. This I probably cannot do for you!
  1. Page 275 # 2, 3, 5
  2. Page 286 # 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
  3. Page 296 # 1, 2, 5

Nov 20 Lesson 17

Test scheduled for tonight postponed, which means the following topics will be covered tonight
Mean deviation, Standard deviation,
Normal distributions; introduction to the Guassian curve or distribution, the easiest of the lot.
Terms to know
  1. Page 303 # 1, 3, 5

Nov 25 Lesson 18

Probability and Probability Tests is tonight
Review of last days material Chebyshev's theorem and the z-score
  1. Page 316 # 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 11

Nov 27 Lesson 19

I hope to leave a little early tonight, so show up around 6:10 or so
Normalizing the Gaussian curve, working with mu & sigma
Wrap on Statistics, test should be Dec 4
Introduction to Matrices chapter 8, will be done using examples before the algebra is introduced
Pay close attention to how matrices are designed and why
Setting up a matrix from a word problem
Adding if the matrices are of the same dimension & scalar multiplication,
  1. Page 323 # 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 (normalizing)
  2. Page 367 # 2, 3, 4, 6 (solving word problems using matrices)

Dec 2 Lesson 20

Multiplication of Matrices and applications
Markov chains, the transition matrix
Regular Markov chains and the steady state vector
  1. Page 347 #1, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15
  2. Page 357 #1, 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 18
  3. Page 376 #1, 3, 59, 12
  4. Page 385 # 1, 2, 5, 6

Dec 4 Lesson 21

Solving systems of linear equation by elimination
Dependent and Inconsistent systems; graphical interpretations
parametric equations
  1. Page 403 #1, 2
  2. Page 412 #1, 3, 4, 6, 11, 14 or you pick 'em

Dec 9 Lesson 22

Elementary row operations
Echelon form of a matrix
  1. Page 419 #1, 3, 5, 7, 8
  2. Page 428 #1, 2, 3, 5, 6

Dec 11 Lesson 23

Row reduced echelon forms; Gauss-Jordan method; used to solve systems of linear equations
  1. Page 436 #1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8
  2. Page 442 #1, 2, 3, 6

Dec 16 Lesson 24

Way ahead of myself on these dates but H.W. for the next two lessons will be what has been assigned of Dec 4, 9, and 11

Dec 18 Lesson 25

Continuation of previous work: using matrices to solve equations; row reduced echelaon forms. Takes us to the ened of chapter nine

Jan 6 Lesson 26

Linear Programming; how to optimize a given problem or set of data
Ususally done through examples<
The Simplex Method
  1. Page 461 #2, 3, 6
  2. Page 473 # 2, 3
  3. Page 477 # 2, 3, 4
  4. Page 493 # 1, 2

Jan 8 Lesson 27

Homework take-up and review

Jan 13 Lesson 28

Exam review

Jan 15 Lesson 29

Exam, I do believe

Jan 20 Lesson 30

Exam take up and mark review, make sure you show up early on this day