Shears Math 121 Sp18   Tentative Schedule   CRN 21024   EC105 MW 1:00-3:05PM Last Update: Feb. 15, 2018  

WednesdayMondayNotes
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:
  • sec. 1.2 rationalizing denominators, expressions involving rational and/or negative exponents and properties of exponents,scientific notation
  • sec. 1.3 multiplying and factoring polynomials
  • sec. 1.4 simplify & mult/divide rational expressions
Last Day for 100% refund: Jan. 29

Other Review Topics on the FA or in other WA or D2L homework:
  • sec. 1.9 point plotting, graph sketching,
  • sec. 1.10 equations and graphs of lines,
  • sec. 1.10 parallel lines, and
  • sec. 1.10 perpendicular lines
Jan. 31
•Discuss topics related to Formative Assessment:
  • sec. 1.4 add/subt rational expressions, compound fractions
  • sec. 1.5 solving eqtns involving factoring
  • sec. 1.5 solving eqtns involving radicals
  • sec. 1.5 solving eqtns involving rational expressions
Feb. 5
•sec. 1.6 getting complex expressions in a + bi form
•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: 1-1 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
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April 30
Unit 4 Test
May 2
Review Day
May 7
Final Exam
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