MAT 1311.02, College Algebra (T/Th 8:00-9:15), Spring 2013

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1. Course Syllabus

2. List of Powers of Several Small Integers

3. Some Calculator Recommendations

4. Grade Estimator

5. Key for Quiz 1

6. Key for Quiz 2

7. Key for Quiz 3

8. Key for Quiz 4

9. Key for Quiz 5

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Homework Assignments

HW0: Read Sections R.1-R.3. R.1 and R.2 should be a review of material you already know. We will work some examples from R.3 on Thursday. ---------------------------------------------------------------- Help for HW1: Sites that give lots of practice on exponent problems for this homework assignment: Product Property Quotient Property Power Property Practice on any or all of our exponent Rules A good link for practice on multiplying polynomials and factoring: Practice problems on factoring or multiplying polynomials Finally, here is a good site that both explains and works examples with exponents. and here is a good site that both explains and works examples with polynomials. HW1: Section R.3, pgs 31-33, Exercises 7-23,27-69,85-135 odd; R&S R.3 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 1/15 --------------------------------------------- HW2: Section R.4, pgs 42-43, Exercises 7-49 odd; R&S R.5 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 1/17 Change of plans - there will be NO QUIZ on Thursday! Our first quiz will be next week (Thursday, 1/24) Sorry for the premature notice! --------------------------------------------- HW3: Section R.5, pgs 51-53, Exercises 15-61,69,71; R&S R.6 Here is a good web page that has lots of explanations and examples of working with Rational Expressions like we use in R.5. Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 1/22 --------------------------------------------- HW4: Section R.6, pgs 64-66, Exercises 9-15,17-19,21,23-29,31-37; R&S 1.1 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 1/24 Here is a good web page that has lots of explanations and examples of working with Rational Exponents like we use in R.6. Our first quiz over HW1-HW4 will be Thursday, 1/24 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW5: Section 1.1, pgs 82-83, Exercises 1.1 7-35 odd; R&S 1.2 Here is a good web page that has lots of explanations and examples of solving linear equations. Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 1/29 --------------------------------------------- HW6: Section 1.2, pgs 93-94, Exercises 11-33,41-59 odd; R&S 1.3 Here is a good web page that has lots of explanations and examples of solving linear inequalities. Lecture notes over section 1.2 on Tues, Jan 29 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 1/31 --------------------------------------------- HW7: Section 1.3, pg 101, Exercises 7-53 odd; R&S 1.4 Lecture notes over section 1.3 on Thurs, Jan 31 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 2/5 --------------------------------------------- HW8: Section 1.4, pgs 111-112, Exercises 7-35,41-47,61-67 odd; R&S 1.5 Here is a list of the examples in the text for several sections of the homework problems. If you are having problems with a problem, try looking at the example here for the problem you are on: Problems 7-11, look at examples 1 and 2 on pg 106 Problems 13-23, look at example 3, pg 106-107 Problems 25-29, look at example 4, pg 107 Problems 31-35, look at example 5, pg 108 Problems 41-47, look at example 5, pg 108 Problems 61, look at example 8, pg 108 Problems 63-67, look at example 9, pg 110 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 2/7 Lecture notes over section 1.4 on Tues, Feb 5 Our second quiz over HW5-HW8 will be Thursday, 2/7 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW9: Section 1.5, pgs 124-125, Exercises 19-57,83-107; R&S 1.6 Here is a list of the examples in the text for several sections of the homework problems. If you are having problems with a problem, try looking at the example here for the problem you are on: Problems 19-41, look at example 2 on pgs 115-116 Problems 43-57, look at example 3, pg 116 Problems 83-107, look at examples 6 and 8, pgs 120-121 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 2/12 Lecture notes over section 1.5 on Tues, Feb 7 --------------------------------------------- HW10: Section 1.6, pg 138, Exercises 7-39,53,55,57 odd; R&S 3.8 Here is a list of the examples in the text for several sections of the homework problems. If you are having problems with a problem, try looking at the example here for the problem you are on: Problems 7-31, look at examples 1-2 on pgs 128-129 Problems 33-39, look at examples 3-4, pgs 129-130 Problems 53-57, look at examples 6-7, pgs 131-132 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 2/14 Lecture notes over section 1.6 on Tues, Feb 12 --------------------------------------------- HW11: Section 1.6, 67,69,75,77 Section 3.8, 7-9,13-19,25,47,51,53,55; R&S 2.1 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 2/19 Lecture notes over section 3.8 on Tues, Feb 14 --------------------------------------------- HW12: No additional problems, study for the quiz! Lecture notes over sections 1.6 and 3.8 on Tues, Feb 19 Our third quiz over HW9-HW12 will be Thursday, 2/21 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! Here are some extra problems that might be helpful for these quiz questions: In our text: Mixed Review, pg 147, Problems 9,11,13,15,17a,17c Practice Test, pg 147-148, Problems 5-10,12 (even answers are in the back of the book on the Practice Test) On the web: At this link: Paul's Notes on equations like section 1.5 Look especially at these worked out examples: Example 1: all parts Example 2: a,b Example 3: Example 4: a-e At this link: Paul's Notes on quadratic equations in 1.5 and 1.6 Look especially at these worked out examples: Example 3: a,b,c,e At this link: Paul's Notes on problems with radicals (like those in 1.6) Look especially at these worked out examples: Example 1 Example 2 a,b,c Example 3 a,b At this link: Paul's Notes on harder problems like 1.6b Look especially at these worked out examples: Example 1 Example 2 d Example 3 (maybe - this is a harder, but workable, problem) Our third quiz over HW9-HW12 will be Thursday, 2/21 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW13: Section 2.1 25-37,45-67 odd; R&S 2.2 Lecture notes over section 2.1 on Thurs, Feb 21 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 2/26 --------------------------------------------- HW14: Section 2.1 69-79 Section 2.2 33-39,57-61 Lecture notes over section 2.1 and 2.2 on Thurs, Feb 28 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 3/5 --------------------------------------------- HW15: Section 2.2 13-21; 2.3 13-17,31-75,83-87,107,111 Lecture notes over section 2.2 and 2.3 on Tues, Mar 05 No quiz on Thursday, 3/7 Our next quiz will be after Spring Break, on Thursday, 3/21 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 3/7 --------------------------------------------- HW16: Section 2.4 11-29,35-45; Section 2.8 35-45; Lecture notes over section 2.4 and 2.8 on Thurs, Mar 07 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 3/19 --------------------------------------------- HW17: Section 2.8 49-57; Section 3.1 7-23,41,45; Lecture notes over section 2.4 and 2.8 on Tues, Mar 19 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 3/21 Our fourth quiz over HW13-HW16 (sections 2.1 - 2.8) will be Thursday, 3/21 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW18: Section 3.1 47; Ball dropped from CD building problem; R&S 4.1 Find the answers to this problem (given in class): If Dylan stands on top of the CD building, which is 45 feet high, and tosses a ball up into the air, hoping to temporarily stun Prof. Joyner walking towards the building with a stack of College Algebra quizzes in order to delay the quiz, how long will it take the ball to come in contact with Prof. Joyner's head? Prof. Joyner's head is 5 feet off the ground (he is looking down!). The ball is 5 feet above the level of the top of the CD building when it leaves Dylan's hand. Dylan tosses the ball up at an initial velocity of 15 feet per second. Additional question: If Dylan misses, how long does it take the ball to hit the ground? Lecture notes over application problems from section 3.1 on Thurs, Mar 21 Lecture notes over sections 3.2-3.7 on Tues, Mar 26 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 3/26 --------------------------------------------- HW19: Section 4.1 63-73,(55-61 are optional) Lecture notes over section 4.1 on Thurs, Mar 28 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 4/2 --------------------------------------------- HW20: Section 4.2 7-11,39-45,53-73,77,81 Lecture notes over section 4.2 on Tues, Apr 2 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 4/4 Our fifth quiz over HW17-HW19 (sections 2.8b, 3.1, 4.1) will be Thursday, 3/21 Remember to bring your study sheet and calculator! --------------------------------------------- HW21: Section 4.3 7-57; R&S 4.4 Lecture notes over section 4.3 on Tues, Apr 4 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 4/9 --------------------------------------------- HW22: Section 4.4 7-59; R&S 4.5 Lecture notes over section 4.4a on Tues, Apr 9 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 4/11 --------------------------------------------- HW23: Section 4.4 61-111,127 Lecture notes over section 4.4b on Tues, Apr 11 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 4/16 --------------------------------------------- HW24: Do all problems on the handout below. Also do problems 23,25,29,31,33,35,37 from Section 4.5. Handout 1 on Compound Interest Problems Formulas for section 4.5 The following links give webpages that let you practice on any of the formulas we have covered in section 4.5: Amount of Money at Compound Interest (Formula 1) Amount of Money at Continuously Compounded Interest (Formula 2) Lecture notes over section 4.5 on Tues, Apr 16 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 4/18 ---------------------------------------------------------------- HW25: Do all the problems on the handout below. Handout 2 on Annuity and Loan Problems Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 4/23 --------------------------------------------- HW26: Do problems 26 and 27 on the handout below. Handout 3 on Annuity and Loan Problems Lecture notes over section 5.1 on Tues, Apr 23 Section 5.1, 33-55 odd; Due: Start of class on Thursday, 4/25 ---------------------------------------------------------------- Review Problems for the Final Exam: Chapter 4 Summary & COncepts Review, pgs 480-483 Problems 14-16,18-26,33-37,39-49 Chapter 4 Mixed Review, pgs 484-485 Problems 1-3,8-10,12-16 Chapter 4 Practice Test, pgs 486-487 Problems 1-11,13 The final exam will contain problems from our Chapter 4 homework assignments, plus the financial formula handouts, plus the Chapter 5 assignment (HW26). Try as many of these as you have time for and we will have a general review on the last day of class. ---------------------------------------------------------------- The final exam is from 1:00 to 3:00pm on Thursday May 2nd in this room. Bring your calculator (NOT a phone, ipad, android, or other internet capable device) If you have questions on any of this, send me an email requesting a time to meet. I will have many students and will always give first priority to those who scheduled an appointment! Note: On all emails for this course, start the subject line out with MAT1311, followed by whatever else is appropriate. Emails without this subject line formatting may not be accepted!



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