Date 
Sections of Text 
Topics 
Thursday, Aug. 20 
1.1, 1.2 
Matrices and matrix multiplication 
Tuesday, Aug. 25 
1.3 
Solving systems of equations 
Thursday, Aug. 27 
1.4 
Inverses of matrices 
Tuesday, Sept. 1 
2.1, 2.2 
Graphing inequalities, linear programming 
Thursday, Sept. 3 
2.3 
Solving linear programming problems: geometric method 
Tuesday, Sept. 8 
3.1 
Simplex method: standard problems (25 minutes); Review of Chapters 1 and 2 
Thursday, Sept. 10 
3.1 
Simplex method: standard problems (25 minutes); Test 1 on Chapters 1 and 2 
Tuesday, Sept. 15 
3.1 
Simplex method: standard problems 
Thursday, Sept. 17 
3.2 
Simplex method: nonstandard problems 
Tuesday, Sept. 22 
3.2 
Simplex method: nonstandard problems 
Thursday, Sept. 24 
4.1, 4.2 
Sets, set operations, Venn diagrams 
Tuesday, Sept. 29 
4.3 
Counting using Venn diagrams (25 minutes); Review of 3.13.2 
Thursday, Oct. 1 
4.3 
Counting using Venn diagrams (25 minutes) Test 2 on 3.13.2 
Tuesday, Oct. 6 
4.4 
Multiplication principle and tree diagrams 
Tuesday, Oct. 13 
4.5 
Permutations and combinations 
Thursday, Oct. 15 
4.5 
Permutations and combinations 
Tuesday, Oct. 20 
5.1 
Probability (25 minutes); Review of Chapter 4 
Thursday, Oct. 22 
5.2 
Probability (25 minutes); Test 3 on Chapter 4 
Tuesday, Oct. 27 
5.3 
Uniform probability distributions 
Thursday, Oct. 29 
5.4 
Conditional probability 
Tuesday, Nov. 3 
5.5 
Using conditional probability in tree diagrams 
Thursday, Nov. 5 
5.6 
Independence and independent trials 
Tuesday, Nov. 10 
5.7 
Expected value 
Thursday, Nov. 12 
6.1 
Markov chains 
Tuesday, Nov. 17 
6.2 
Multistep transition probabilities and distribution vectors (25 minutes); Review of Chapter 5 
Thursday, Nov. 19 
6.2 
Multistep transition probabilities and distribution vectors (25 minutes); Test 4 on Chapter 5 
Tuesday, Nov. 24 
6.3 
Regular Markov chains 
Tuesday, Dec. 1 
6.4 
Absorbing Markov chains 
Thursday, Dec. 3 

Review 