Fall 2014

**Instructor: ** Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon

** e-mail: ** kwonseon at hotmail dot com

** Office: ** Melton Hall Room 214

** Office hours: ** 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm on MW and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
on TR or By appointment

** Class hours: ** 9:30 AM - 10:50 AM MW, Melton Hall 0205

Syllabus | Tentative Schedule |

Exercise Problems up to 2.2.; Sec 2.3 to 2.6. ( for students who didn't purchase the book yet ) Lecture Notes and Video Resources |
Learning Support: Tutoring Lab Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Lecture Notes and Video Resources Prof. Towell's Video Lecture in Blackboard |

Textbook: College Algebra, Larson, 9th ed. (ISBN: 1133963021) |
Final Exam: December 10(W) 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. |

Sec 1.1. to 1.6; Sec2.1. to 2.6; Sec3.1. to 3.3; Sec3.4., 4.1 and 4.2; Sec 5.1 to 5.2; Sec 5.3 to 5.5; Sec 6.1 to 6.5; Sec 8.1 to 8.3; Sec 4.3; Sec 4.4;

Date | Progress | Problems, Solutions |

Aug 18 (M) | 1.1. Graphs of Equations, 1.2. Linear Equations in One Variable | HW: 1.1. |

Aug 20(W) | 1.4. Quadratic Equations and Applications | HW: 1.2, 1.4 |

Aug 25(M) | 1.6. Other Types of Equations, 2.1. Linear Equations in Two Variables ( except word problems ) | HW 1.6 |

Aug 27 (W) | 2.1. Linear Equations in Two Variables, 2.2. Functions | HW: 2.1., 2.2. |

Sep 3(W) | 2.2. Functions( continued ), 2.3. Analyzing graphs of functions | HW: 2.3. |

Sep 8(M) | 2.4. A library of parent functions, 2.6. Combinations of functions, 2.5. Transformation of functions( Vertical Shift ) | HW: 2.4., 2.6. |

Sep 10 (W) | 2.5. Transformation of functions, Review for the exam | |

Sep 15 (M) | Test 1 ( Range: 1.1.- 2.6 ): Review Problems(Please turn in your solution to get extra credits on the test day), More Review 1 ( Solution ), Review 2 | Review ; Test 1 ( Solution ) |

Sep 17 (W) | 3.1. Quadratic Functions and Models | |

Sep 22 (M) | 3.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degrees | Mini-Make-Up Exam 1; In-Class Activity ( Solution ); HW 3.1. |

Sep 24 (W) | 3.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degrees, 3.3. Polynomial and Synthetic Division | HW 3.2 |

Sep 29(M) | 3.3. Polynomial and Synthetic Division, 3.4. Zeros of Polynomial Functions | HW 3.3 and 3.4 |

Oct 1 (W) | 3.4. Zeros of Polynomial Functions, 4.1. Rational Functions and Asymptotes | HW: 4.1. |

Oct 6(M) | 4.2. Graphs of Rational Functions and Review for the exam | |

Oct 8 (W) | Exam 2( Range: 3.1 - 4.2 ): Please turn this review in for extra credits. In addition to this, you are to review the in-class-activity problems. | Review ; Test 2 ( Solution ) |

Oct 13 (M) | Mid-Term Grade Viewable on-line after 1 p.m. | |

Oct 13(M) | 5.1.Exponential Functions and Their Graphs | HW 5.1 |

Oct 15(W) | 5.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs | Mini-Make-Up Exam 2; No HW will be collected on Monday. |

Oct 20 (M) | 5.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs, 5.3. Properties of Logarithms and 5.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations | HW: 5.2 and 5.3 |

Oct 22 (W) | 5.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and 5.5. Exponential and Logarithmic Models | HW: 5.4 and 5.5, In-Class Activity |

Oct 27(M) | Review for the Exam | |

Oct 29(W) | Exam 3 (Range: Chapter 5) | Review ; Test 3 ( Solution ) |

Nov 3(M) | 6.1. Linear and Nonlinear Systems of Equations; 6.2. Two-Variable Linear Systems; 6.3. Multivariable Linear Systems, in particular, Three Variable Systems; 6.5. Systems of inequalities | HW 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 (Solution of #51 in 6.2) |

Nov 5(W) | 6.5. Systems of inequalities | Mini-Make-Up Exam; In-Class Activity; HW 6.5 |

Nov 10(M) | 8.1.Sequences and Series; 8.2.Arithmetic Sequences and Partial Sums | HW 8.1 and 8.2 |

Nov 12(W) | 8.3.Geometric Sequences and Series; Review for the exam | |

Nov 17(M) | Exam 4( Range: Chapter 6 and 8 ) Please turn in Review 1(2 pt) and Review 2(3 pt) for extra credits. | Review 1, Review 2; Exam 4 ( Ekeke's Solution ) |

Nov 19(W) | 4.3. Conics | |

Nov 24(M) | 4.3. Conics | Mini-Make-Up Exam |

Nov 26(W) | Thanks Giving Break | |

Dec 1(M) | 4.4. Translations of Conics; Review for the Exam | Review Please read the real life application of conic sections |

Dec 3(W) | Exam 5( Range: Sec 4.3 and Sec 4.4 ) | Exam 5 ( Solution) |

Dec 10(W) | Final Exam(8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.) Final Exam Formula Sheet (This sheet will be provided at the final exam.) |
Final Review |