Shears Math 121 Sp17 Tentative Schedule EC105 TR 8:3010:35AM Last Update: March 16, 2017
Tuesday  Thursday  Notes 

Jan.24 •Introductions •Discuss Syllabus •Get in Groups •Set up WebAssign Temp. Acct •Work on Formative Assessment 
Jan. 26 •Work in groups on syllabus activity •Discuss topics related to Formative Assessment:

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Jan. 31 Continue discussing topics related to the FA: •sec. 1.1 absolute value as a distance •calculator skills •sec. 1.7 Word Problems •sec. 1.5 Various Equation Types 
Feb. 2 •sec. 1.9 distance, midpoints, circles, and perpendicular bicesectors •sec 1.5 completing the square 
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Feb. 7 •sec 1.3 and 1.4 factoring challenge problems • other problems related to chapter 1 topics 
Feb. 9 Test 1 Review Day 

Feb. 14 Test 1 
Feb. 16 •sec. 2.1, sec. 2.2, & sec. 2.3: functions, plotting functions, & reading graphs 

Feb. 21 •sec.2.4 & sec. 2.5: average rate of change, linear functions, & models 
Feb. 23 •sec. 2.6 w/parts of 1.9: transformations, even and odd, and relation symmetry 

Feb. 28 •sec. 2.7: algebra and composition of functions 
Mar. 2 •sec. 2.8: 11 functions & inverse functions 

Mar. 7  Mar. 9  Spring Break, No School 
Mar. 14 Test 2 Review Day 
Mar. 16 Test 2 

Mar. 21 •sec. 3.1 &. sec. 3.2: Quadratic Functions & Polynomial functions and their graphs 
Mar. 23 •sec. 3.3 & sec. 3.4: Theorems about zeros of Polynomial functions; Long and Synthetic Division 

Mar. 28 sec. 3.5 & sec. 3.7 w/1.8: Complex Zeros, Real Zeros of Polynomial and Rational Functions & Rational Inequalities 
Mar. 30 sec. 3.6: Graphing Rational Functions 

Apr. 4 Test 3 Review Day 
Apr. 6 Test 3 Expontial Function Prep Assigned 

Apr. 11 •sec. 4.1 & sec. 4.2: Exponential Functions, Graphs, & Applications 
Apr. 13 •sec. 4.3 & sec. 4.4: Logarithmic Functions, Graphs, & Applications 

Apr. 18 •sec. 4.5 & sec. 4.6: Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and More Applications 
Apr. 20 Preferred Test 4 Review Day 

Apr. 25 Preferred Test 4 Date 
Apr. 27 Alternate Test 4 Date 
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May 2 Review Day 
May 4 Final Exam 
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