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==Reference Material==
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==Links to various things==
  
*The Zoom address is [https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4850284384?pwd=1i9MBgKH1r8 https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4850284384?pwd=1i9MBgKH1r8 ]
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*The Zoom address is [https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4850284384?pwd=1i9MBgKH1r8 https://us04web.zoom.us/j/4850284384?pwd=1i9MBgKH1r8 ] I have disconinued the Thursday office hours for now, but we may use this address for other things--let me know if you want to zoom together.
  
 
* An online Python compiler that can import the matplotlib module is at [https://www.codabrainy.com/en/python-compiler/  codabrainy.com.]
 
* An online Python compiler that can import the matplotlib module is at [https://www.codabrainy.com/en/python-compiler/  codabrainy.com.]
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* An online  Latex math typesetting compiler is at [https://www.tutorialspoint.com/online_latex_editor.php https://www.tutorialspoint.com/online_latex_editor.php].
 
* An online  Latex math typesetting compiler is at [https://www.tutorialspoint.com/online_latex_editor.php https://www.tutorialspoint.com/online_latex_editor.php].
  
 
==Handouts==
 
 
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*The Zooming Scratch Paper Page is at [https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1mfuy8BLaIAYxYBG9tvY25upqMSbBfTxQo6BU49ix8HU/edit https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1mfuy8BLaIAYxYBG9tvY25upqMSbBfTxQo6BU49ix8HU/edit].
 
*The Zooming Scratch Paper Page is at [https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1mfuy8BLaIAYxYBG9tvY25upqMSbBfTxQo6BU49ix8HU/edit https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1mfuy8BLaIAYxYBG9tvY25upqMSbBfTxQo6BU49ix8HU/edit].
  
 
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==Handouts==
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*[[Cedars Math:Handouts|List of Handouts]]  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.01a_How_to_Multiply_5_by_15_handout.pdf "How to Solve It: Ways to Compute 5x15"]
 
  
*The "All Odd Numbers Are Prime"  [https://www.rasmusen.org/rasmapedia/index.php?title=Jokes#All_Odd_Numbers_Are_Prime joke]
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*[[Cedars Math:Words|List of Words]]
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/Odd_number_script--14Students.pdf  joke script]
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*[[Cedars Math:Proverbs and Phrases|Proverbs and Phrases]]
 
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*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/02_04b_hw_Plotting_Functions.pdf  HW 2.4b supplement: Plotting Functions with Python] 
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 1|Chapter 1:Whole Numbers]]
 
 
*I've written up [http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/02_04b_handout_python_divisibility.pdf    a handout of  some Python code for testing divisibility] by 2,3,5, and 7.   
 
 
*  The [http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/Polya_python_Connell.pdf  Python code] by Professor Connell to test the Polya Conjecture.
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/02_08b_ Prime_Proof_handout.pdf Handout] on Euclid's proof, ]  
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/02_08b_Writing_letters_and_Emails.pdf Handout] on writing emails
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.01a_How_to_Multiply_5_by_15_handout.pdf  "How to Solve It: Ways to Compute 5x15"]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.01a_HW_Test_Two_Studying.pdf  "Homework: Things to Study"]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.01b_Python_LaTeX_handout.pdf  Handout: "Notes on LaTeX"]
 
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.01b_Anaconda_Python_handout.pdf  Handout: "Notes on Installing Anaconda Python"]
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 2|Chapter 2: Fractions]]
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.03_Adding_fractions.pdf  "Handout: Adding Fractions"].
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 3|Chapter 3: More on Fractions]]
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.03_All_Numbers_Are_interesting.pdf Handout: "All Numbers Are Interesting" joke].
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 4|Chapter 4: Decimals]]
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.03_Latex_rotating_symbols.pdf Handout: Rotating Symbols in Latex, and How to Find A Computer Command You Don't Know].
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 5|Chapter 5: Ratios and Proportions]]
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/04_01_SixFootEleven.pdf  Handout: The Six Foot Eleven Puzzle]  
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 6|Chapter 6: Percentages]]
  
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/04_02_Puzzle_Decimalization_Shillings Handout: Puzzle Decimalization Shillings]
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*[[Cedars Math:Chapter 7|Chapter 7: Measurements]]
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/04_03_order_symbols.pdf  Handout: Order Notation and Intervals]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/05_03_Cats_and_Rats_Handout  Handout: Cats and Rats Puzzle]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/05.03a_For-Test_Three.pdf  Handout: For Test Three]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/06.03b_Handout_amicus_rasmusen.pdf  Handout:  Email Filtering Python code with If-Else statements ]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/06_03b_syllogism.pdf  Handout: Syllogisms  ]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/06_04_death_rates.ppt  Handout:  Death Rates  ]
 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/nothing ]
 
  
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I've discontinued listing day by day handouts and assignments, since the class didn't seem to use it much, but I'll keep this page up, since  the Zoom address, etc., will be useful to have handy.  I'm still updating the  [[Cedars Math:Handouts|List of Handouts]]. 
 
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[[Cedars Math: Miscellaneous]] , which has Music, Quotations, Phrases, Words, Mr. Rasmusen's notes to himself
==Words==
 
*Alpha and Beta
 
 
 
*Amicus
 
 
 
* Amiable
 
 
 
*Century
 
 
 
*Copyright.
 
 
*Digression
 
 
 
*Endless loop. 
 
 
 
*Expendable
 
 
 
*Imperative
 
 
 
*Lemma
 
 
 
*Millenium
 
 
 
*Obsolete.
 
 
 
*Premise
 
 
 
*Psychology
 
 
 
*Shilling.
 
 
 
*Syllogism
 
 
 
*Theorem.
 
 
 
==Proverbs and Phrases==
 
*"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years."  Mark Twain, "Old Times on the Mississippi," <i> Atlantic Monthly</i>, 1874. 
 
 
 
*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quis_custodiet_ipsos_custodes%3F "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes",] Who will guard  the guards themselves?
 
 
 
*  "A pint's a pound the world around." Thus, a pint has 16 ounces, and so does a pound.
 
 
 
*"Venite Adoremus": Come and let's adore, or Come let us adore him.
 
 
 
*"Veni, Vidi , Vici": I came, I saw, I conquered, in Latin.  Julius Caesar said this.
 
 
 
*"Per centum":  for each 100, in Latin.
 
 
 
*"e.g.": "exempli gratia", "for example", "as a free example", from Latin.  
 
 
 
*"Un poème n'est jamais fini, seulement abandonné, "  "A poem is never finished, only abandoned." From  [https://www.rasmusen.org/rasmapedia/index.php?title=Quotations#Valery.2C_Paul Paul Verlaine and W.H. Auden. ]
 
 
 
 
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==Chapter 1: Whole Numbers== 
 
=== 1.1 Counting ===
 
===1.2 Addition===
 
===1.3 Subtraction===
 
 
===1.4 Multiplication and Division===
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/03.01a_How_to_Multiply_5_by_15_handout.pdf  "How to Solve It: Ways to Compute 5x15"]
 
 
===1.5  Long Division ===
 
 
===Lesson 6, Friday. Order of operations, exponents===
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/06test01.pdf  Test 1],  (arithmetic, writing numbers in words).
 
 
===Lesson 7, Wednesday. Exponents, neatness===
 
 
 
=== Lesson 8,  Friday. Graphics. ===
 
*[https://www.ttrepairables.com/ T and T Repairables], a used car dealership out west  in the country.
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/08_hw_Graphics.pdf  Homework 8]  (graphics, Python)
 
 
=== Lesson 9, Monday. Word problems    ===
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/09_hw_word_problems.pdf    Homework 9] (word problems). Remember also to ask your parents what is necessary for salvation, and, in particular, why just deciding to believe is not enough.    The key verse is "Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble."  James 2:19. 
 
 
*[https://www.kachinaphotosblog.com/prayer-flags-and-wheels/  Here ]  is a good blog post on prayer flags and prayer wheels, with gorgeous photographs if the Himalaya Mountains. Someone came up with the idea of the "prayer wagon": drawings  [http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/1.9_Briley_White_pictures.jpg here  ] and [http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/1.9_3pictures.jpg    here. ]    Relatedly, the parable of  [https://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/rich-man-and-lazarus_bible/    Lazarus and the Rich Man (Luke) ]  came up in class. 
 
*WORDS: Amiable, endless loop. 
 
 
*  "When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years."  Mark Twain, "Old Times on the Mississippi," <i> Atlantic Monthly</i>, 1874.   
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/07_hw_neatness_exponents.pdf    Homework 7] (exponents, neatness)
 
*Python Code
 
  print("Buddhist  code.")
 
  x = 4
 
  item=1
 
  while x<6:
 
  print("Glory to God in the highest!",item)
 
  item = item +1
 
  print ("The End.")
 
 
*<i>Steps in solving word problems: </i>1. Figure out what the question is and what kind of number is supposed to be the answer. 2. Figure out which numbers in the question are relevant--- some numbers might well be irrelevant to getting to the answer. 3. Figure out what techniques you are going to need, e.g., addition, division, Python coding, looking up something on the Internet. 
 
 
*[http://www.rasmusen.org/special/Cedars_School/2021_09_16_Python_Plots_Cedars.mp4  1/2-hour Zoom lecture on Python plotting.]
 

Latest revision as of 07:18, 8 May 2022

Links to various things

  • An online Python compiler that can import the matplotlib module is at codabrainy.com.


I've discontinued listing day by day handouts and assignments, since the class didn't seem to use it much, but I'll keep this page up, since  the Zoom address, etc., will be useful to have handy.  I'm still updating the  List of Handouts.  

Cedars Math: Miscellaneous , which has Music, Quotations, Phrases, Words, Mr. Rasmusen's notes to himself