HONORS DISCRETE DOCUMENTS:
The Honors Discrete Documents page is a very important resource for both parents/ guardians and students. This page will have electronic copies of informational documents, class handouts, solutions, class projects, and review guides posted for access at home. These documents will be very helpful if a student has forgotten materials at school or was absent from class. For the actual daily homework assignment, please check the daily updates link in the menu to your left. INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENTS:Hon Discrete Syllabus Spring 2016:This syllabus contains most necessary information regarding the curriculum, policies, and expectations of the class. Included is a list of topics covered, contact information for Mr. Smith, classroom expectations, tutoring hours, make up policies, and discipline policy.
Hon Discrete: Parent/Guardian Letter:This letter provides an introduction of Mr. Smith to parents and guardians, an overview of methods for contacting Mr. Smith and Mount Tabor regarding your student, information regarding this website, a supply list and wish list of the class, and an explanation of weekly email contact you can expect.
Parent/Guardian Contact Information Form:This contact form provides Mr. Smith with detailed contact information to help increase communication and support for your student to be successful this year.
Student Information Sheet: This survey gives students an opportunity to introduce themselves to Mr. Smith. This is the first opportunity for students to let Mr. Smith know about any specific concerns or challenges that they may have toward being successful this year.2014-15 Media Center Calculator Contract: Students may check out a calculator from the Media Center for their math class if they do not already own or wish to purchase a personal calculator for daily use. Students will be charged a $100 fee if the calculator is lost or not returned to the Media Center on Jan 8, 2014.
CHAPTER 1 UNIT: Voting and ElectionsChapter 1 Mathematics of Voting Student Notes (Blank: Students will complete notes in class)Chapter 1 Warm Up Handout1.1 - 1.4 Quiz Review Guide (Answer Key Included)Chapter 1 Election Project Grading Rubric Spring 2015: Note all deadlines and requirements where points could be deducted. CHAPTER 3 UNIT: Fair Division3.1 - 3.3 Quiz Review Guide (Solutions included at end)3.6 Method of Sealed Bids Practice (Solutions included at end)3.7 Method of Markers Practice (Solutions included at end)Chapter 3 Test Review (Solutions included at end) CHAPTER 4 UNIT: Apportionment4.1 - 4.5 Review Worksheet: Review problems to help students review Chapter 4 topics (4.1 -4.5 Worksheet Solutions) CHAPTER 5 UNIT: Euler Circuits5.1 - 5.3 Worksheet (answer key is included): 5.1 - 5.3 Quiz will be based on these problems and your notes CHAPTER 6 UNIT: Hamilton Circuits6.1 Hamilton Worksheet : Identifying and tracing Hamilton Paths and Circuits (Solutions included)6.4 - 6.5 Worksheet: Practicing Nearest Neighbor and Brute Force Algorithms (Solutions included)6.1 - 6.5 Quiz Review Guide (Solutions included)Chapter 6 Test Review Guide (Solutions included) CHAPTER 7 UNIT: Networks and Trees7.1 - 7.3 Worksheet: Classwork grade on identifying trees, spanning trees, minimum spanning trees, and calculating number of spanning trees. Solution key is provided at end of document.7.1 - 7.3 Quiz Review Guide (Solution Key Provided): No Straight Definition questions on quiz.7.1 - 7.3 Additional Practice: In preparation for test or quiz, these additional practice problems cover all topics from the first 3 sections of chapter 7. Solution key is provided at the end.7.3 - 7.4 Worksheet: Classwork grade for working with steiner points and minimum spanning trees for triangles.Triangle Practice Worksheet: Additional practice with triangles that were reviewed for section 7.4Chapter 7 Test Review Guide: There will be 6 definitions of key terms on the Chapter 7 Test.7.4 + 7.5 Shortest Network Extension: Calculating how to find the shortest network using Steiner Points for Equilateral Triangles and Isosceles Triangles, and finding Steiner Trees for Squares and Rectangles.Graph and Map Coloring Exploration: Investigating how to find the chromatic number or lowest coloring number of a graph and relating how to color a map with graph coloring. Midterm Exam Review Materials: Chapters 1 to 7MIDTERM Review Guide: Key Terms, Methods, and Calculations from All Chapters that students should study in order to be prepared for the midterm.Chapters 4, 5, and 6 Review: Apportionment, Euler, Hamilton, Complete Graph Practice ProblemsChapters 4, 5, and 6 Solutions: Multiple Choice and General Practice Problem Solutions CHAPTER 8: Scheduling Problems8.2 Digraph Worksheet: Practice problems about graphing (project) digraphs and identifying paths, cycles, incidence relations, indegree and outdegree. (8.2 Worksheet Solutions)8.3 and 8.7 Scheduling Worksheet: Practice problems for independent tasks, priority list scheduling, and basic calculations about finishing times and idle time relationships. (8.3 + 8.7 Worksheer Solutions)8.3 Priority List Scheduling Practice Problems: Practice problems using calculations about possible finishing time, total idle time, and priority list scheduling (8.3 Practice Solutions)Additional Scheduling Timelines: These timelines are only for two processor problems and have an elapsed time of 28. Your problem may need more or less time for its finishing time so be careful. CHAPTER 9: Recursive Sequences, Fibonacci Sequence, and Gnomons9.1 Intro - Number Patterns Handout: Students need to find a pattern for each sequence of numbers and find the next two terms of the pattern.Chapter 9 Student Notes Handout: Homework worksheets for 9.1 are included in these notes in addition to class notes and example problems.9.1 Quiz Review Guide: General review guide of what types of problems students should expect on their quiz. Students should review their homework handouts, class notes, and warm ups from section 9.1 for sample problems.9.3 Similarity Review Worksheet (HW Grade): Worksheet for students to review their geometry knowledge of proportions for sides of similar objects. (Similarity Solutions Key)9.3 Gnomon and Similarity Worksheet (CW Grade): Worksheet of practice problems about gnomons and setting up proportions to create similar shapes with gnomons. (Solutions Key) CHAPTER 10: Population GrowthChapter 10 Preview Skills Assignment: Review of slope, slope intercept form, evaluation and solving skills, and pattern problems that will be needed to be successful in Chapter 10.10.1 - 10.2 Quiz Review Guide: Problems will be similarly worded to class notes, homework, and 10.2 worksheet problems. DMTA - MATRIX LESSONS
Matrix Lessons - Student Handout: Covers matrix review, matrix operations, matrix multiplications, and Leslie Matrix Model. (The Leontief Input-Output model of lessons 6 and 7 where not done by the class)
Chapter 15.1 - 15.3: Counting Theory Chapter 15.4 - 15.6: Probability and Odds Final Exam Review MaterialsHonors Discrete Exam Review Guide : Review guide includes basic information about the format of the NC Final Exam. For each chapter, the review guide key terms and topics that students have covered in our class notes to provide a basic overview.NCFE Discrete Math Specifications 2015-16: The State of North Carolina released the following information in regards to the distribution of topics on the exam, the exam format, and guidelines about the exam. (Mr. Smith provided students in class with a list by chapters that we covered that will match this topic distribution - NCFE Discrete Math Chapter and Topic Breakdown)Discrete Exam Formula Sheet: This formula sheet is combined for Discrete, Precalc, and AFM. Many of the formulas are not used in the Discrete Curriculum, so students need to check through their notes and the review guide for formulas that they will still be expected to know without being given on this sheet.NCDPI Discrete Math Released Test 2015-16: Sample test questions released by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.When we return from Winter Break, we needed to take notes on three final chapters (13, 14, and 16). These notes include definitions, calculations, standard practice problems, and multiple choice practice.Chapter 13 Data Collection (C13 Answers): Key terms for different methods of collecting data and types of bias.Chapter 14 Descriptive Statistics(C14 Answers): Includes information regarding organizing data, calculating mean, median, mode, percentiles, and the standard deviation of data sets. Students learned about the 5-number summary and how to use the One-Variable Statistics calculator command to get most of these calculations.Chapter 16 Normal Curves (C16 Answers): Includes information on normal distributions, z-value (z-score) calculations, and the 65-95-99.7 Rule for normal distributions.Multiple Choice PracticeChapters 1 to 7 Multiple Choice Practice: Multiple choice practice problems cover all first quarter topics covered. (Answer key for each chapter is on last page of document)Chapter 8 Practice Multiple Choice: Digraphs and SchedulingChapter 9 Practice Multiple Choice: Fibonacci and Recursive SequencesChapter 10 Practice Multiple Choice: Growth Models - Linear and ExponentialDMTA Lessons Practice Multiple Choice: MatricesChapter 15 Practice Multiple Choice: Counting, Probability, and OddsChapter 15 Additional Practice (Not Multiple Choice): These problems cover counting, probability, and odds, but are not multiple choice problems. (C15 Additional Practice Solutions)