- Syllabus
(last revised on 09/05/17)
- You can download some of the activities we've done in class.

**Office Hours**: Tuesday, 11-12:30 and Friday, 1:30-2:20 in **Vincent 4**

Professor Joel Roberts, who has taught this course multiple times, has posted a good explanation of how our approach to Geometry will be somewhat different than other courses. Please read it during the first week of the class.

- GeoGebra
- Gradebook (on Moodle)
**Isometries and Symmetry**- Freize Patterns
- Wallpaper Groups
- Use of Isometries in Escher's Tessellations
- Escher's Horsemen (1946) Can you spot the glide reflections?

- The Eyeballing Game
- Quadrilaterals
- Origami Sonobe Octahedron
- Origami TED Talk

Week of | Reading | Homework | Due | Solutions |
---|---|---|---|---|

9/4 | Syllabus. Section 1 of 5335 description by Prof. Roberts. |
Lab Assignment #0 | W 9/13 | |

9/11 |
Chapter 1, Sections 2.1--2.2 Slides Review of Linear Systems of Eqns |
Homework #1 | W 9/20 | |

9/18 | Sections 2.2--2.4, 3.1--3.2 | Lab Assignment #1 | W 9/27 | |

9/25 | Chapter 3--4.1 | Homework #2 | W 10/4 | |

10/2 |
Chapter 4 (continued) |
Lab Assignment #2 | W 10/11 | |

10/9 |
Chapter 4 (finish) Chapter 5 Chapter 6 (Follow Class Notes Instead) Notes from Nolte Reflection Example |
Homework #3 | W 10/18 | |

10/16 |
Chapter 6 (Follow Class Notes Instead) Exam 1 Review |
Lab Assignment #3 | W 10/25 | |

10/23 |
Review Slides Chapter 6 (Finish) Chapter 7 (Start) |
Lab Assignment #4 | W 11/1 | |

10/30 | Chapter 7 | Homework #4 | W 11/8 | |

11/6 | Chapter 8 | Lab #5 | W 11/5 | |

11/13 | Chapter 9 | Homework #5 | W 11/22 | |

11/20 | Chapter 10 | Lab #6Extra credit problem: Hand in a complete solution to the following problem
by 12/1/17 at 2:30pm in my mailbox for three extra credit points: Find and prove
the formula for the area of a triangle on a sphere of radius Here's a brief overview of spherical
geometry for those who missed the relevant material on 11/22. You might prefer
this page for finding
the area of a lune. You should explain that area formula as part of your solution.
r. Also
solve the formula for the sum of the angles. |
W 11/29 | |

11/27 |
Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Exam 2 Review |
Homework #6 | W 12/6 | |

12/4 |
Chapter 11 |
None! Get some rest! | ||

12/11 |
Chapter 11 |
Take-Home Final Exam | 12/19,1:30pm |

Look for information here once we're closer to exams.

**Exam 1 (10/25/17)**:**Exam 2 (12/6/17)**:

After exams I'll post gradelines here.

Grade | Exam 1 | Exam 2 | Final |

A | 90 | 90 | |

B | 75 | 75 | |

C | 60 | 60 | |

D | 50 | 50 | |

(Median) | 85.5 | 83 |