Fall 2015
Instructor: Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
email: kwonseon at hotmail dot com
Office: Melton Hall Room 214
Office hours: 11:0012:30 MTWR,2:004:00 MW or by appointment
Class hours: 9:30 AM  10:50 AM MW at Lybyer Enhanced Technology Ctr 0214
Syllabus  Tentative Schedule 
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Tutoring Lab Hours: MondayThursday 8 a.m.9 p.m. Tutor Talk ( Online Math Tutoring ) Video Resources Prof. Towell's Video Lectures 
Textbook: You are to purchase at the Drago college bookstore. Further information is written in our syllabus.

2.1 to 3.5 , 3.6, 3.7 and 4.1 , 4.3 to 4.6 , 5.1 to 5.4 , 6.1 to 6.5 , 7.1 to 7.5 , 8.1 to 8.2 , 9.1 to 9.5 , 9.6 , 10.1 to 10.6
Date  Progress  Problems, Solutions 
Aug 17 (M)  Introduction 2.2. Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 3.1. Solving Linear Equations 3.2. Equations that reduce to linear form 

Aug 19(W)  3.3. Problem Solving with Percent 3.5. Geometric and Scientific Applications 
Openbook Quiz (#11, 12, 13, 14 in Sec 3.5) 
Aug 24(M)  3.6. Linear Inequalities, 3.7. Absolute Value Equations (and Inequalities)  Closedbook Quiz(2.2 ~3.5) 
Aug 26 (W)  3.7. (Absolute Value Equations and) Inequalities 4.1. Ordered Pairs and Graphs and 30 minutes of Lab Hour 

Aug 31(M)  4.3. Relations, Functions and Graphs 4.4. Slope and Graphs of Linear Equations 

Sep 2(W)  4.4. Slope and Graphs of Linear Equations( Parallel and Perpendicular lines) 4.5. Equations of Lines and Lab Hour 
Closedbook Quiz( 3.64.4 except parallel and perpendicular lines ) 
Sep 9(W)  4.6. Graphs of Linear Inequalities and about 45 minutes of lab hour  
Sep 14(M)  5.1. Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation and 50 minutes of lab hour  
Sep 16(W)  5.2. Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 5.3. Multiplying Polynomials: Special Products and 25 minutes of lab hour 

Sep 21 (M)  5.3. Multiplying Polynomials: Special Products 5.4. Dividing Polynomials and Synthetic Division and about 25 minutes of lab hour 

Sep 23(W)  Closed book quiz (4.6 and Chap5) and Review for the Exam  Closed book quiz (4.6 and Chap5) 
Sep 28(M)  Exam 1  Solution 
Sep 30(W)  6.1. Factoring Polynomials with Common Factors 6.2. Factoring Trinomials 

Oct 5(M)  6.3. More About Factoring Trinomials 6.4. Factoring Polynomials with Special Forms 

Oct 7(W)  6.5. Solving Polynomial Equations by Factoring 7.1. Rational Expressions and Functions 

Oct 12(M)  7.3. Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions  
Oct 14(W)  7.5. Solving Rational Expressions  Quiz (Sec. 7.1 and 7.3) 
Oct 19(M)  8.1. Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing and Substitution 8.2. Solving Systems of Equations by Elimination 
Quiz (sec 7.5.) 
Oct 21(W)  9.1. Radicals and Rational Exponents 9.2. Simplifying Radical Expressions 
Quiz (Sec 8.1 and 8.2) 
Oct 26(M)  9.2. Simplifying Radical Expressions 9.3. Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions 9.4. Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions 
Quiz( Sec 9.1 and 9.2 ) 
Oct 28(W)  9.5. Radical Equations and Applications  Quiz (sec 9.29.4) 
Nov 2(M)  9.6. Complex Numbers  
Nov 4(W)  Review for the Exam  Review , Quiz (Sec 9.5 and 9.6) 
Nov 9 (M)  Exam 2(Chap 6  Chap 9)  Solution 
Nov 11(W)  10.1. Solving Quadratic Equations 10.2. Completing the Square 

Nov 16(M)  10.3. The Quadratic Formula 10.5. Applications of Quadratic Equations 
Openbook Quiz(about Quadratic Formula) 
Nov 18(W)  10.6. Quadratic and Rational Inequalities  Openbook Quiz 
Nov 30(M)  Review for the final Exam 1 (Solution ),Exam 2(Solution ), Exam 3(Solution ), Exam 4(Solution ) 

Dec 2(W)  Review for the final  
Dec 9(W)  Final Exam (89:50) 