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Joe Lakey
Professor
Mathematical Sciences
Science Hall, Rm 236
Office Phone (575) 646-3901,
FAX Number: (575) 646-1064
email: jlakey@nmsu.edu
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001





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    Contents (.pdf)



  • MATH 210G Syllabus:

    Course syllabus (pdf)



  • MATH 210G Miscellany:

    Startup survey (pdf)

    Counting poker hands (pdf)

    Grading rubric for final project (pdf)

    Math Awareness Month 2016

    Follow links to take "Gender Science IAT"

    Midterm review (pdf)

    Midterm exam copy (pdf)

    Final exam review problem solutions (pdf)



  • MATH 210G lectures:



    Lecture 0: Reasoning (powerpoint)

    Lecture 0: Reasoning (pdf)

    Lecture 1: Paradoxes (powerpoint)

    Lecture 1: Paradoxes (pdf)

    Lecture 2: Symbolic Logic (powerpoint)

    Lecture 2: Symbolic Logic (pdf)

    Lecture 3: Lewis Carroll (powerpoint)

    Lecture 3: Lewis Carroll (pdf)

    Lecture 4: Greek Mathematics (powerpoint)

    Lecture 4: Greek Mathematics (pdf)

    Lecture 5: Probability: History (powerpoint)

    Lecture 5: Probability: History (pdf)

    Lecture 6: Probability: Combinatorics (powerpoint)

    Lecture 6: Probability: Combinatorics (pdf)

    Lecture 7: Statistics (powerpoint)

    Lecture 7: Statistics (pdf)

    Lecture 8: Bayesian Statistics (powerpoint)

    Lecture 8: Bayesian Statistics (pdf)

    Lecture 9: Big Numbers (powerpoint)

    Lecture 9: Big Numbers (pdf)

    Lecture 10: Graph Theory (powerpoint)

    Lecture 10: Graph Theory (pdf)

    Lecture 11: Graph Theory Applications (powerpoint)

    Lecture 11: Graph Theory Applications (pdf)



  • MATH 210G reading assignments (subject to change):


    Reading assignment 1 for Quiz 1, Jan 26: Confusing correlation with causation: rooster syndrome

    Reading assignment 2 for Quiz 1: Argumentum ad Monsantum

    Reading assignment 1 for Quiz 2, Feb 2: Both Genders Think Women Are Bad at Basic Math

    Reading assignment 2 for Quiz 2: Sexist attitudes: Most of us are biased

    Reading assignment 1 for Quiz 3, Feb 9: When will computer hardware match the human brain?

    Reading assignment 2 for Quiz 3, Feb 9: The Chess Master and the Computer

    Viewing assignment for Quiz 4, Feb 16: Revealing the Lost Codex of Archimedes

    Reading assignment 1 for Quiz 5, Feb 23: Failures to replicate Psi

    Reading assignment 2 for Quiz 5, Feb 23: Gravity waves

    Reading assignment 1 for Quiz 6, March 1: Statistics in Appelate Court: State v Sneed

    Reading assignment for Quiz 7, March 29: Bayes's Theorem And Weighing Evidence by Juries

    Reading assignment for Quiz 8, April 5: Big Numbers

    Viewing assignment 1 for Quiz 9, April 12: Terry Tao and Stephen Colbert

    Reading assignment 2 for Quiz 9, April 12: Progress on primes

    Reading assignment 2 for Quiz 10, April 17: Using math to find a soulmate



  • MATH 210G reading quizzes:



    Reading quiz 1 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 2 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 3 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 4 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 5 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 6 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 7 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 8 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 9 (pdf)

    Reading quiz 10 (pdf)


  • MATH 210G Group assignments:



  • Former PhD students:


    Ying Wang (deceased) (pdf)

    Sofian Obeidat (Jordanian University of Science and Technology)

    Chris Weaver (MTSI Software Engineer)

    Scott Izu (ebay)

    Phan Nguyen (Hanoi Institute of Mathematics)




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    Updated: August, 2015