Math 215 Course Survey

Notice that this survey is confidential. As such, PLEASE take this survey seriously and answer all questions as completely and honestly as possible. Survey results may be used for examples in class.
  • Unfortunately, to prevent this form from being spammed, it's necessary to require an email address. Be assured that email addresses will be removed from the data file before any information is prepared for use in class.
  • Extend your arms straight out from your body (pointing left and right) so that your body forms a "T". Have a friend use a tape measure or ruler to measure the distance from the tip of the middle finger on your right hand to the tip of the middle finger on your left hand. Report this distance to the nearest half-inch.
  • How tall are you? Please measure your height with a ruler or tape measure and report your height to the nearest half-inch.
  • How much do you weigh? Please report your weight to the nearest pound. (This is optional for those of you who are uncomfortable sharing that detail given that an email address is associated with this survey.)
  • Compared to the other students at Bates, would you say that as a driver you are
  • On average, how many hours per week do you spend studying/working on coursework? Note: do NOT include the time you spend in class or lab.
  • Which are you?
  • On average, how many weekends per month do you do laundry?
  • Which is your dominant eye? To determine your dominant eye refer to the following website (it's designed for archers, but gives a nice explanation of determining the dominant eye):
  • Do you sleep most often on your side, back or stomach?
  • What is your intended/declared major of study?
  • What is your graduating class?
  • Have you ever taken a statistics course before. If so, where and what kind? (e.g., AP Stats in high school, Working with Data at Bates, Econ 250 at Bates, etc.)
  • How often do you read your math textbook when learning material for your math courses?
  • On average, how long are you willing to work on a difficult math problem that you don't know how to solve? Please express your answer in minutes.