MAT 1313, Pre-Calculus, Summer 2012

Good Links

1. Course Syllabus

4. List of Powers of Several Small Integers

5. Some Calculator Recommendations

6. Excellent Geometry/Algebra Plotting Program (Geogebra - Windows Version)

7. Excellent Geometry/Algebra Plotting Program (Geogebra - Mac Version)

9. Good website with practice on exponents and simplifying polynomial expressions

10. A good link for help with solving equations

11. Another good link on solving equations. This site has a lot of examples. Look through them to find the ones we are doing that give you trouble

12. Advice to students on the proper way to prepare for a quiz or exam

13. More advice to students on the proper way to prepare for a quiz or exam

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Homework Assignments

HW0: 1.1 1-9,31-53,55; 1.2 1-43,49-59 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 5/8 --------------------------------------------- HW1: 1.2 35 (like we did in class today using piecewise functions); 1.3 1-47,49-67,69-73; 1.4 5-13,17-21,29,30; R&S 1.5-1.6 Lecture notes from Tuesday (Section 1.3) Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 5/9 --------------------------------------------- HW2: 1.5 1-35,41 odd; 1.6 3,7,13,15-39 odd; Due: Start of class on Thursday, 5/10 --------------------------------------------- HW3: 1.7 pg 57 #'s 7,13,15,21,39-43 odd; 2.1 pg 88 #'s (1-17),29,31,33 (easy!); Chap Rev, pg 75, # 51 Due: Start of class on Friday, 5/11 --------------------------------------------- Some good review problems for the first test: Chap. 1 Test, pg 78, #'s 1,3,4,5,6,9,10,11,12,13,14,16 Chap. 1 Review, pg 74 #'s 1-11,19-23,25-39,41-51,59,61 odd; --------------------------------------------- Test tomorrow (Fri, 5/11) over HW0-HW3!! Bring your study sheets (up to 6) and calculator. You may NOT use a phone or iPad as your calculator!!!! --------------------------------------------- HW4: 2.2 1-9,15-55 Due: Start of class on Monday, 5/14 --------------------------------------------- HW5: 2.2 57-75; 2.3 1-21,27; 2.4 9-59 (all odd problems); Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 5/15 --------------------------------------------- HW6: 3.1 5-15; 3.2 5-15,23,25; 3.3 3,5,15,21,25,27 Due: Start of class on Wednesday, 5/16 --------------------------------------------- HW7: 3.4 1-21; 3.5 1-15,25,27 Due: Start of class on Thursday, 5/17 --------------------------------------------- HW8: 3.6 11,13a and c,15,19; 4.1 1-5,15,17,21,23 Due: Start of class on Friday, 5/18 --------------------------------------------- Some good review problems for the second test: Chap. 3 Test, pg 212, #'s 1,3,5,11,13 Chap. 3 Review, pg 209 #'s 1a,2,7a,8a,9,23,25 Also, any homework problems are good review material! --------------------------------------------- Test tomorrow (Fri, 5/18) over HW4-HW8!! Bring your study sheets (up to 6) and calculator. You may NOT use a phone or iPad as your calculator!!!! --------------------------------------------- HW9: 4.2 #'s 5-19; Website Problem 1: If I start a lawn-mowing business and my Profit function is: P(x) = -2x2 + 180x - 1050 where x is how many lawns I mow each month and P is my monthly profit in dollars. Answer each of the following questions: a) What are my startup costs (my profit if x = 0)? b) How much profit do I make if I mow 20 lawns? c) What is my maximum profit and how many lawns should I mow each month to achieve it? d) What are my break-even points? -------------------- Website Problem 2: If I start a national tax-return business and my Profit function is: P(x) = -0.0045x2 + 3.078x - 46.338 where x is how many thousands of tax returns I process each week and P is my weekly profit in thousands of dollars. Answer each of the following questions: a) What are my startup costs (my profit if x = 0)? b) How much profit do I make if I process 80,000 returns? c) What is my maximum profit and how many returns should I process each week to achieve it? d) What are my break-even points? Due: Start of class on Monday, 5/21 Geogebra Example File 1 Geogebra Example File 1 --------------------------------------------- HW10: 4.6 #'s 27,29,31,33; 4.7 #'s 15,17,19; 5.1 #'s 3-11 Due: Start of class on Tuesday, 5/22 --------------------------------------------- HW11: 5.1 #'s 13-31; 5.2 #'s 11-21; 5.3 #'s 17,19,21,25,31; 5.4 #'s 1-19,21,27 (puzzle!),37 Due: Start of class on Wed, 5/23 --------------------------------------------- HW12: 5.5 #'s 1-11,15-23,31-41,51-61; 5.6 #'s 15,17,23b; 5.7 # 1 (n0 = 2000) Conversion Problems Due: Start of class on Thursday, 5/24 --------------------------------------------- HW13: 6.1 #'s 1-13,19-23,27-35,43,45; 6.2 #'s 1-21 Due: Start of class on Friday, 5/25 --------------------------------------------- Some good review problems for the third test: Chap. 4 Review, #'s 40,41,43,47,48,49,50 Chap. 5 Review, #'s 7,15,33-47,51-63 (no calc on these),85-89 Chap. 5 Test, #'s 18,19,20 Also, any homework problems are good review material! --------------------------------------------- Test tomorrow (Fri, 5/25) over HW9-HW13!! Bring your study sheets (up to 6) and calculator. You may NOT use a phone or iPad as your calculator!!!! --------------------------------------------- HW14: 6.3 #'s 9-17,21; 6.4 #'s 13-31,39,45-61 Due: Start of class on Wed, 5/30 ---------------------------------------------

The final exam for this course (MAT1313.01) is the last day of classes, Friday, June 1st during our regular class meeting time (8:00-10:00).



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