

Lesson # 
Date(s) 
Chapter(s) 
Topic 
Homework Assignment 

13 
Oct. 13 
1214 
Exploring the Primes I Information Literacy Discussion

Read: Chapters 12, 13, and 14 Complete the last section ("The Density of the Primes") of the Maple file 13ExploringPrimes.mws BEFORE NEXT LESSON. Chapter 13 Exercises: Chapter 14 Exercises: Proposal/Outline for Paper Presentation
Due Thursday, November, 3. 

14 
Oct. 18 
1214 
Exploring the Primes II Student Presentations 

15 
Oct. 20 
16, 17 
Powers Modulo m and
Successive Squaring Computing kth Roots Modulo m 
Read: Chapters 16 and 17 Chapter 16 Exercises: 16.1a), 16.5 

16 
Oct. 25 
Paper presentation appointments 

17 
Oct. 27 
18 
Powers, Roots and "Unbreakable Codes"

Chapter 18 Exercises: Finish the Maple Exercises Finalize your choice of topic for your paper/presentation and work on your proposal/outline (Due Thursday, Nov. 3). 

18 
Nov. 1 
18 
A Mathematical Scavenger Hunt! 
Proposal/Outline
for Paper Presentation Due Next Lesson 

19 
Nov. 3 
15 
Perfect Numbers  Read: Chapters 15 Chapter 15 Exercises: 15.2, 15.3, 15.4, 15.7 Also, complete the three exercises
from the handout. I will ask for volunteers to present
#1 and #2 next lesson. I will collect #3 on Thursday,
Nov. 10. 

20 
Nov. 8 
15 
Perfect Numbers/Student Presentations  
21 
Nov. 10 
NA 
"Big Oh" Notation  Read: Chapters 38 Complete the exercises from the handout. I will ask for volunteers to present #3a) and #4a) next lesson. Your Choice of Date for your Presentation is Due Next Lesson. Papers Due Thurs., Nov. 17. 

22 
Nov. 15 
NA 
Average Abundancy 