**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: ** 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. TR, Melton Hall 0205

Syllabus | Tentative Schedule |

## HomeworkExercise 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 11(R) 10:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. |

Sec 1.1. to 1.6; Sec 2.1. to 2.6; Sec 3.1. to 3.3; Sec 3.4., 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 19 (T) | 1.1. Graphs of Equations, 1.2. Linear Equations in One Variable | H.W. 1.1. |

Aug 21(R) | 1.4. Quadratic Equations and Applications, 1.6. Other Types of Equations | H.W. 1.2, 1.4, 1.6 |

Aug 26(T) | 2.1. Linear Equastions in Two Variables | H.W. 2.1. |

Aug 28 (R) | 2.2. Functions | H.W. 2.2. and In-Class Activity( Solution ) |

Sep 2(T) | 2.3. Analyzing graphs of functions, 2.4. A library of parent functions, 2.6. Combinations of functions | H.W. 2.3 and 2.4. |

Sep 4(R) | 2.6. Combinations of functions, 2.5. Transformation of functions | H.W. 2.6 |

Sep 9(T) | 2.5. Transformation of functions, Review for the exam | In-Class Activity |

Sep 11(R) | Test 1( Range: 1.1.-2.6.): Review Problems(Please turn in your solution to get extra credits on the test day), In addition to this, you are to digest two in-class activity problems on Aug 28 and Sep 9 thoroughly. | Review; Test 1 ( Solution ) |

Sep 16 (T) | 3.1. Quadratic Functions and Models | |

Sep 18 (R) | 3.1. Quadratic Functions and Models | Mini-Make-Up Exam 1, In-Class Activity H.W.: 3.1. |

Sep 23 (T) | 3.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degrees | No HW due on R |

Sep 25(R) | 3.3. Polynomial and Synthetic Division | H.W.: 3.2 |

Sep 30(T) | 3.4. Zeros of Polynomial Functions, 4.1. Rational Functions and Asymptotes | HW: 3.3 and 3.4 |

Oct 2 (R) | 4.1. Rational Functions and Asymptotes, 4.2. Graphs of Rational Functions and Review | No HW due on Oct 7. |

Oct 7 (T) | 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 9 (R) | Fall Break ( no class ) | |

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

Oct 14 (T) | 5.1.Exponential Functions and Their Graphs | HW 5.1 |

Oct 16 (R) | 5.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs | Mini-Make-Up Exam 2; No HW will be collected on Tuesday. |

Oct 21(T) | 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 23(R) | 5.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations and 5.5. Exponential and Logarithmic Models | HW 5.4 and 5.5, In-Class Activity |

Oct 28(T) | Review for the Exam | |

Oct 30(R) | Exam 3(Range: Chapter 5) | Review ; Test 3 ( Solution ) |

Nov 4(T) | 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 |

Nov 6(R) | 6.5. Systems of inequalities | Mini-Make-Up Exam; In-Class Activity; HW 6.5 |

Nov 11(T) | 8.1.Sequences and Series; 8.2.Arithmetic Sequences and Partial Sums; 8.3.Geometric Sequences and Series | HW 8.1 and 8.2 |

Nov 13(R) | 8.3.Geometric Sequences and Series; Review for the Exam | |

Nov 18(T) | Exam 4( Range: Chpter 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 20(R) | 4.3. Conics | |

Nov 25(T) | 4.3. Conics, 4.4. Translations of Conics | Mini-Make-Up Exam |

Nov 27(R) | Thanks Giving Holiday | |

December 2(T) | 4.4. Translations of Conics; Review for the Exam | |

Dec 4(R) | Exam 5( Range: 4.3 and 4.4) | Review Please read the real life application of conic sections Exam 5( Solution) |

Dec 11(R) | Final Exam(10:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.) Final Exam Formula Sheet (This sheet will be provided at the final exam.) |
Final Review |