Sarah Brewer


Associate Professor of Mathematics at the
Alabama School of Math & Science*

Official Khan Academy Ambassador

Certified instructor with the
School of Islamic Geometric Design

Future National Board Certified Teacher

Sphere everter

Founding member of the
Mobile Math Society

B.F.A. Art History & Ceramics, 2006
B.S. Mathematics, 2006
M.S. Mathematics, 2008
University of South Alabama

Winter Office Hours
MonTuesWedFri 10:00-10:55 (1st per)
Wed 2:45-4:40 (9th per)
and by appointment


Announcements & Resources Winter 2017-18 Courses    
Syllabus Contract

Math Lab
SMTWR 6:30-8:30pm
in S201

Wolfram Alpha
Desmos Graphing Calculator
Wikipedia Mathematics
Wolfram MathWorld
Alabama Virtual Library

ASMS Library Catalog

JMA Style Guide
Purdue OWL: Active Versus Passive Voice
A Crannell's Guide to Writing in Math Class
A Crannell's "How to Format Figures"

MBTI personality test
Multiple Intelligences Assessment

Full-length SAT Tests

MA201 Differential Calculus
1st Period MWRF 8:00-8:55am

MA061 Geometry I

2nd Period MTWF 9:00-9:55am

MA334 Real Analysis I
4th Period MTWF 11:00-11:55pm

MA207 Visual Mathematics

6th Period MWRF 12:45-1:40pm

MA202 Integral Calculus
7th Period MWRF 1:45-2:40

MADR Math Research
9th Period Thursday 3:45-4:40

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Algebra Geometry & Trigonometry Calculus Visual Mathematics
Special Notation
Algebra Notes
Graphing Notes

MA 100 Intermediate Algebra:
Fall 2015 lecture notes
Syllabus and Schedule
Digital Schedule with links to Khan Academy
Final Exam Practice Problems
Old Tests:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Test 4

MA 101 Accelerated Algebra:
Old Tests:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Test 4

MA 104 Precaclulus:
Winter 2016-17 lecture notes
Selected Course Notes
Blank Matrix Guide
Guide to Graphing pt.2
Practice Problems:
Test1  Final Exam
Old Tests:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Test 4

Precal videos on Youtube
MA 061 Geometry I:
Course Notes
Ch 2-10 Definitions & Theorems
Old Tests:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Test 4

MA 062 Geometry II:
Spring 2017 lecture notes
Syllabus and Schedule
Ch 10-16 Definitions & Theorems
Old Tests:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Test 4

MA 103 Trigonometry:
Course Notes
Solar Eclipse Lab
Eclipse Lab Regression Instructions
Khan Academy Coach code: N7BKM9
Turnitin class ID: 15927720; key: ASMStrig
General Course Notes
Guide to Graphing
Formula Sheet
Algebra Review Problems
Arc length and Angular Speed
Graphing Worksheets
Page of Blank Graphs
Solving Equations
Unit Circle: Filled-in (png)    Blank (png)
Practice Problems:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Final Exam
Old Tests:
Test 1  Test 2  Test 3  Test 4
MA 201 Differential Calculus:
Notebook TOC
Course Notes
Khan Academy Coach code: BQ4K2F
Turnitin class ID: ; key: ASMSdiffcal
Formula Sheet
Selected Course Notes
Practice Problems:
Test1  Test 2 (sol'nTest 3  Final
Old Tests:
Test1  Test 2  Test 3 

MA 202 Integral Calculus:
Course Notes
Definitions and Formulas
Final Exam Study Guide
Practice Problems:
Test 1  Test 2
Old Tests:
Test1  Test 2  Test 3 

MA 334 Real Analysis I:
Course Notes
Scott Carter's Advanced Calculus videos

MA 410 AP Calculus Review:
Spring 2016 lecture notes
Syllabus and Schedule
Applications of Integrals
Differential Equations
Parametric, Vector, and Polar Functions
MA 207 Visual Mathematics:
Course Notes

Research Guide
Bridges Archive

Journals and Magazines:
Journal of Mathematics and the Arts
Math Monday - Make Magazine 

Online Resources:
Bridges Links

MA 307 Topology:
Spring 2016 lecture notes
topology definitions and theorems
classification of surfaces
Excellent list of internet resources
HW #1
HW #2
HW #3
HW #4
Closed sets, limit points, and continuity
Final Presentation and Report

Presentation Tips
Math History Islamic Geometry Origami Resources Migraine & Other Resources
MA 360 History of Mathematics:
Course Notes

Wikipedia History of Mathematics
MacTutor History of Mathematics archive

DR Math Research
Syllabus/DR Form
Facebook Group

Pattern in Islamic Arts - Links

School of Islamic Geometric Deisgn -
Recommended Reading

Islamic Geometric Design tutorials by
Samira Mian
Susan Williams Origami

Origami patterns:
   hyperbolic paraboloid
   video instructions for hyperbolic paraboloid

origami wiki
mathematics of paper folding wiki

History of Curved Origami Sculpture

Migrane Resources
Heal Your Headache by David Buchholz

NPR Q&A with Dr. Buchholz


Civil War Memory Syllabus
A Crowdsourcing Project About Confederate
Monuments and Civil War Memory:
From #NOLA to #Cville.

Turabian/Chicago Style Guide
Chicago Style Guide

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