Shears Math 121 Sp18 Tentative Schedule CRN 21024 EC105 MW 1:003:05PM Last Update: Feb. 15, 2018
Wednesday  Monday  Notes 

Jan. 24 •Discuss Syllabus, D2L, and WebAssign •Learn Something about a classmate and Introduce Him/Her •Discuss Transition Assignment in Small Groups •Sec. 1.1 properties of real numbers, absolute value as a distance, interval notation •Setup your WebAssign Account 
Jan. 29 •Discuss topics related to Formative Assessment:

Other Review Topics on the FA or in other WA or D2L homework:

Jan. 31 •Discuss topics related to Formative Assessment:

Feb. 5
•sec. 1.6 getting complex expressions in •sec. 1.8 solving inequalities and equations involving absolute value •sec. 1.7 Word Problems •sec. 1.12 Variation Problems Last Day for 50% refund: Feb. 5 

Feb. 7
•Unit 0 Test over Review •Unit 0 Group Extra Credit •Online Test to be taken before next class 
Feb. 12
•sec 1.4 calculus type factoring problems •sec 1.5 completing the square •sec 1.9 distance, midpoints, circles 
Related Honor's Project: Pythagorean Theorem (1 pt) 
Feb. 14
•sec. 2.1 functions, ways to represent, notation, net change, diff quot. •sec. 2.2 functions vs. relations graphically and algebraically •sec. 2.4 net change, average rate of change, difference quotient •sec. 2.3 reading graphs: increasing, decreasing, local max's and mins's, domain & range 
Feb. 19 •sec. 2.3 reading graphs with technology •sec. 2.4 function application probem •sec. 2.2 piecewise defined functions •sec. 2.5 & 1.10: linear functions, & models • sec. 1.11 reading graphs and solving inequalities with your calculator 

Feb. 21
Unit 1 Review 
Feb. 26
Unit 1 Test 

Feb. 28
•sec. 1.9 relation symmetry •sec. 2.6 even and odd functions 
March 12
•sec. 2.6 transformations •sec. 2.7 algebraic composition & combination of functions 
Related Honor's Project: Composition of Functions (3 pts) 
March 14
•sec 2.7 graphical composition & combination of functions •sec. 2.8: 11 functions & inverse functions 
March 19
Unit 2 Review 

March 21
Unit 2 Test 
March 26
•sec. 3.1 Quadratic Functions •sec. 3.2 Polynomial functions and their graphs 

March 28
•sec. 3.7 w/1.8 Rational Inequalities •sec. 3.3 & Long and Synthetic Division 
April 2
•sec. 3.4 Theorem about Zeros of Polynomials •sec. 3.5 Complex Zeros, Fundamental Theorem of Algebra 
Related Honor's Projects:
Proof of the Rational Root Theorem (2 pts) A Radical Problem (3 pts) 
April 4 sec. 3.6: Graphing Rational Functions 
April 9 Unit 3 Review 

April 11 Unit 3 Test 
April 16
•sec. 4.1 & sec. 4.2: Exponential Functions, Graphs, & Applications 

April 18 •sec. 4.3 & sec. 4.4: Logarithmic Functions, Graphs, & Applications 
April 23 •sec. 4.5 & sec. 4.6: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and More Applications 

April 25 Unit 4 Review Last day to drop with a W on your transcript: April 25 
April 30 Unit 4 Test 

May 2 Review Day 
May 7 Final Exam 
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