### Homework One

Due Friday, January 6, 2017.

**Autobiography:**
Write a brief paragraph (or send me an email)
describing the math classes you've taken previously. Be sure to
indicate where you took those classes: high school, COA, another
college. Feel free to mention any other information about your math
background that might be relevant, interesting, and/or amusing. Also,
please let me know what other courses you expect to take this term,
and if there are some areas (art, policy, education, performance,
etc.) in which you're particularly interested and/or you're focusing
while at COA.

**Chapter 1**

- 2
- 3
- 4
- 6
- 7
- 11

**Chapter 2**

- 1
- 2
- 7
- 9
- 10 (There is no need to simplify your answer.)
- 12

Note: What this means is that the first problem you should do is problem number 2 from chapter 1, the second problem you should do is problem 3 from chapter 1, and so on.

Also note: expectations for homework solutions can be found here.