For people who want to learn or teach mathematics on the basis of reason …
All the MATERIALS you will need for Schremmer's section of FNMT 016, namely:
can all be freely downloaded from this very page.
The text, Reasonable Decimal Arithmetic, of which you will need to get a PRINTED COPY.
The REALITY CHECK (aka HOMEWORK) for each chapter, of which you will need to MAKE A PRINTED COPY BEFORE CLASS to work on while you study the corresponding chapter and so as to get a "reality check" on your understanding and to help you pin down the questions you will need to ask in class.
- The CLASSWORK for each chapter---which I will hand out as needed.
The 016 User Manual to help you get the most out of this course and the 016 Calendar
for when to study a Chapter and submit the Homework, for the dates of the REVIEW TESTS and the EXAMS and for the date of the MAKEUPS.
Additional materials for your information. In particular, the 016 Welcome document that was distributed on the first day of class.
There is also a commercial text, FNMT 016 Arithmetic, by Bittinger and Penna, available from the Bookstore for $$$.
The Announcements for FNMT 016 are to be found here.
This is about "How things will go and WHY":
These are couple of things that are relevant to the above:
What previous students have said of Schremmer
Twilight of the Lecture abridged by Schremmer and and the original version.
Here are the individual CHAPTERS of which you will need to BRING A PRINTED COPY IN CLASS.
Part I. - PLAIN DECIMALS.
EXAM I covers Part I. - PLAIN DECIMALS.
Part II. - SIGNED NUMBERS
EXAM II covers Part II. - SIGNED NUMBERS.
Part III. - FRACTIONS - POWERS
EXAM III covers Part III. - FRACTIONS - POWERS.
Here are the REALITY CHECKS (aka HOMEWORKS) of which you will need to MAKE A PRINTED COPY to work on BEFORE CLASS while you study the corresponding chapter and so as to get a "reality check" on your understanding at that point and to help you pin down the questions you will need to ask in class to improve your understanding.
Reality Checks on PLAIN DECIMALS:
Reality Checks on SIGNED DECIMALS:
Reality Checks on FRACTIONS:
ClassWorks on PLAIN DECIMALS:
ClassWorks on SIGNED DECIMALS:
ClassWorks on FRACTIONS:
Here are the REVIEW materials for the first of the three EXAMS:
Here are the REVIEW materials for the second of the three EXAMS:
Here are the REVIEW materials for the third of the three EXAMS:
Here are the first two of the three EXAMS.