IGE104 Lecture Schedule

Subject to change dependent on student uptake of material.

(B&B) refers to the course text. Unless stated otherwise, all reading assignments are required.

Module Day Lectures Reading Due Notes
Introduction & Numbers Monday,
March 28
1. Introduction, course policies, basic arithmetic IGE104-Lecture1
2. Percents, ratios, scientific notation, rounding IGE104-Lecture2
Course Syllabus
sections 3A-3C (B&B) [optional]
General Education Mathematics [optional]
Logic Tuesday,
March 29
3. Recognizing fallacies IGE104-Lecture3
4. Propositions and Truth Tables IGE104-Lecture4
sections 1A-1B (B&B) IGE104-HW1
Wednesday,
March 30
5. Sets & Venn Diagrams IGE104-Lecture5
6. Analyzing Arguments IGE104-Lecture6
sections 1C – 1D (B&B) IGE104-HW2
Thursday,
March 31
7. Analyzing Arguments (continued) IGE104-Lecture7
8. Critical Thinking in Daily Life IGE104-Lecture8
sections 1D – 1E (B&B) HW1 due
IGE104-HW1-solutions
Probability Friday,
April 1
9. Fundamentals of probability & the multiplication ruleIGE104-Lecture9
10. Combining Probabilities IGE104-Lecture10
sections 7A – 7B (B&B) HW2 due
IGE104-HW2-solutions
Monday,
April 4
11. The law of large numbers IGE104-Lecture11
12. Counting and Probability IGE104-Lecture12
sections 7C, 7E (B&B) IGE104-HW3
Review Tuesday,
April 5
13.HW 1-4 overview
14.Midterm Review IGE104-Lecture13
HW3due
IGE104-HW3-solutions
 

IGE104-HW4

Thursday, April 7 No class HW4 due (9am) 

IGE104-HW4-tentative_solutions

April 19 Midterm Examination
Statistics Wednesday,
April 20
15. Fundamentals of statistics, random numbers IGE104-Lecture15
16. Statistical studies IGE104-Lecture16
sections 5A – 5B (B&B)
Thursday, April 21 17. Statistical tables and graphs IGE104-Lecture17
18. Graphics in the media IGE104-Lecture18
sections 5C – 5D (B&B)
Research Methods Friday,
April 22
19. Correlation and causation IGE104-Lecture19
20. Data analysis in Excel IGE104-Lecture20
sections 5E, 6A (B&B) IGE104-HW5
Monday,
April 25
21. Measures of variation IGE104-Lecture21
22. The normal distribution, standardized scores, percentiles IGE104-Lecture22
sections 6B- 6C (B&B) HW5 due 

IGE104-HW5-solutions

Personal
Finance
Tuesday,
April 26
23. Creating a financial budget IGE104-Lecture23
24. Compound interest IGE104-Lecture24
sections 4A – 4B (B&B) IGE104-HW6
Wednesday,
April 27
25. Savings plans & investments IGE104-Lecture25
26. Loan payments, credit cards, mortgages IGE104-Lecture26
sections 4C – 4D (B&B) HW6 due 

IGE104-HW6-solutions

IGE104-HW7

Thursday,
April 28
27. Network Analysis IGE104-Lecture27
28.  The traveling salesman problem IGE104-Lecture28
sections 13A-13B  (B&B) HW7 due
(Monday, May 2 11:00 AM)
 

IGE104-HW7-solutions

Final Exam Review Wednesday, May 4 29. Final Review IGE104-FinalReview IGE104-HW8
Wednesday May, 9 28. Midterm & HW 5-8 overview HW8 due

IGE104-HW8-solutions

Wednesday May, 11 Final Examination 9:00am  – 12:00pm