Math 111: Introductory
Finite Mathematics I

Time & Location: 
Mon 1:302:30 in Building 360 Room 323
Thu & Fri 11:301:00 in Building 360 Room
324 
Instructor: 
Glen Pugh
Bldg 359 Rm 201 (map)
glen.pugh@viu.ca (by
far the best way to contact me!)
(250)7533245 ext. 2752
Office Hours: regular  study
break  exam
period 
Information & Resources: 

solutions: 

Homework & Reminders
week of 
exercises 
reminders 
Dec 3 to
Dec 7 
 Read: Texbook Section 8.3
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):


Nov 26 to
Dec 2 
 Read: Texbook Sections 8.1, 8.2
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 8.1: 7, 13, 1925, 3539, 67,
73
 8.2: 39, 17, 19, 21, 23


Nov 19 to Nov 25
Updated Nov 23 with Test 4
topics

 Read: Texbook Section 7.5, 7.6, 8.4,
8.5
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 7.5: 515, 29, 33, 53, 57,
59
 7.6: 39, 13, 25
 8.4: 7, 9, 13, 17, 21, 3137,
49, 51, 57
 8.5: 5, 7, 17, 21, 23, 27, 33,
39, 45, 57

Updated Nov 23 with Test 4
topics
Test 4 Fri Nov 30 on 6.4, 7.1
through 7.6
The test will include a formula sheet similar
to this
one
Suggested practice (odd numbered problems only
for textbook problems):
 From textbook (odd numbered problems only):
 Chapter 6 Review Exercises: 29,
31, 35, 39, 47
 Chapter 7 Review Exercises: 17,
2937, 43, 45, 49, 51, 5559, 63, 65, 67,
73, 75, 77
 Tests from past years:

Nov 5 to
Nov 11 
 Read: Texbook Section 7.1, 7.2, 7.3,
7.4
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 7.2: 9, 13, 15, 17, 19, 23, 25,
33, 35, 39
 7.3: 1, 3, 11, 15, 17, 21, 25,
31, 33, 45
 7.4: 7, 11, 1521, 2743,
47


Oct 29 to
Nov 4 
 Read: Texbook Sections 6.4 (omit Examples
4, 10, 11 & 12) & 7.1
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 6.4 1, 5, 7, 9, 15, 17, 21, 31,
37
 7.1: 525

Test 3 Fri Nov 2 on 4.2, 4.3,
6.1, 6.2, 6.3. See last week's homework for
suggested practice material.
Mon Oct 29 is the last day to drop the course
or change to audit without academic penalty.

Oct 22 to
Oct 28 
 Read: Texbook Sections 6.2 & 6.3
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 6.2 15, 17, 25, 27, 35, 41, 53,
55
 6.3: 5, 9, 13, 25, 27, 29, 37,
39, 45, 47

Test 3 Fri Nov 2 on 4.2, 4.3,
6.1, 6.2, 6.3
The test will include a formula sheet similar
to this
one
Suggested practice (odd numbered problems only
for textbook problems):
 From textbook (odd numbered problems only):
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises:
1539
 Chapter 6 Review Exercises: 13,
1727, 37, 41, 45
 Tests from past years:

Oct 15 to
Oct 21 
 Read: Texbook Section 6.1 & 6.2
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 6.1 9, 11, 17, 19, 25, 27, 31,
3545, 55, 57, 65
 6.2: 913, 1923, 29, 31, 33,
37, 39, 43, 49, 51, 57, 67, 69


Oct 8 to
Oct 14 
 Read: Texbook Section 4.2 & 4.3
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 4.2 5, 15, 21, 25, 33, 47
 4.3: 3, 7, 9, 21

Test 2 Fri Oct 12 on 2.2, 2.3,
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1
See last week's homework for suggested
practice material.

Oct 1 to Oct 7
Updated Oct 5 with Test 2
topics

 Read: Texbook Section 3.3 & 4.1
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 3.3 5, 7, 9, 11, 19, 21, 27, 39,
45
 4.1: 13, 15, 19, 21, 25, 31, 37,
39, 41, 43, 55, 59

Updated Oct 5 with Test 2
topics
Test 2 Fri Oct 12 on 2.2, 2.3,
3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1
Suggested practice (odd numbered problems only
for textbook problems):
 From textbook (odd numbered problems only):
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises: 21,
27, 29, 31, 37
 Chapter 3 Review Exercises:
123
 Chapter 4 Review Exercises:
113
 Tests from past years:
 Spring 2014:
test 2 (solutions)
Note: for Question 4 sketch graph and
locate corner points only.
 Spring 2013: Questions 1 through 4 of
test 2 (solutions)
Note: for Question 4 sketch graph and
locate corner points only.
 Fall 2011: Questions 1 through 4 of
test 2 (solutions)
Note: for Question 4 sketch graph and
locate corner points only.

Sep 24 to
Sep 30 
 Read: Texbook Section 2.3, 3.1 &
3.2
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 2.3 313, 17, 21, 23
 3.1: 9, 15, 21, 27, 31, 33,
3541, 51, 53
 3.2: 7, 9, 15, 17, 19, 21, 25,
27, 29, 35, 37, 45, 49


Sep 17 to
Sep 23 
 Read: Texbook Section 2.2
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 After Mon Sep 17 lecture: 2.2:
25, 39, 43, 45, 47, 49
 After Thu Sep 20 lecture: 2.2:
27, 29, 37, 41, 51, 63, 65

Test 1 Fri Sep 21 on 1.1, 1.2,
1.3, 2.1, 2.2 (for 2.2 problems 25, 39, 43, 45,
47, 49)
Suggested practice (odd numbered problems only
for textbook problems):
 Chapter 1 Review Exercises p.43:
141, 45, 51
 Chapter 2 Review Exercises p.99:
19, 1519, 23, 25

test 1 (solutions)
from Spring 2014 edition of this course

test 1 (solutions)
from Spring 2013 edition of this course

test 1 (solutions)
from Fall 2011 edition of this course

Sep 10 to
Sep 16 
 Read: Texbook Section 1.3, 2.1
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):


Sep 4 to
Sep 9 
 thoroughly read the course outline
& policies
 Read: Texbook Section 1.1, 1.2
 Exercises (odd numbered problems only):
 1.1: 1319, 25, 31, 33, 35, 37,
45, 4761, 67, 69, 73, 75, 97, 101, 105,
113, 115
 1.2: 39, 15, 17, 21, 25, 2935,
3745


