Intermediate Algebra (MTH 103, On-Line)

Fall 2016


Instructor:   Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
e-mail:   kwonseon at hotmail dot com
Office:   Melton Hall Room 214
Office hours:   1-4 (M & T), 1-3(W & R) or by appointment



Course Basic Information, Resources and Downloads

Syllabus , Weekly Dos Tentative Schedule

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Learning Support

Tutoring Lab Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Progress, Problems and Solutions

Date Progress
Aug 22 - Aug 28 2.2. Simplifying Algebraic Expressions, 3.1. Solving Linear Equations, 3.2. Equations that reduce to linear form

Aug 29 - Sep 4 3.5 Geometric and Scientific Applications, 3.6 Linear Inequalities

Sep 5 - Sep 11 3.7 Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities, 4.1 Ordered Pairs and Graphs, 4.3 Relations, Functions, and Graphs

Sep 12 - Sep 18 4.4. Slope and Graphs of Linear Equations, 4.5. Equations of Lines, 4.6. Graphs of Linear Inequalities

Sep 19 - Sep 25 Exam 1 ( Due Date: September 23 )
Exam Range: 2.2, Chapter 3 and 4

5.1. Integer Exponents and Scientific Notation

Sep 26 - Oct 2 5.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials, 5.3 Multiplying Polynomials: Special Products, 5.4 Dividing Polynomials and Synthetic Division

Oct 3 - Oct 9 6.1 Factoring Polynomials with Common Factors, 6.2 Factoring Trinomials, 6.3 More About Factoring Trinomials, 6.4 Factoring Polynomials with Special Forms

Oct 10 - Oct 16 6.5 Solving Polynomial Equations by Factoring
Exam 2 (Due Date: October 14)
Exam Range: Chapter 5 and 6

Oct 17 - Oct 23 7.1 Rational Expressions and Functions, 7.2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions, 7.3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions

Oct 24 - Oct 30 7.5 Solving Rational Equations, 8.1 Solving Systems of Equations by Graphing and Substitution

Oct 31 - Nov 6 8.2 Solving Systems of Equations by Elimination, 9.1 Radicals and Rational Exponents, 9.2 Simplifying Radical Expressions

Nov 7 - Nov 13 9.3 Adding and Subtracting Radical Expressions, 9.4 Multiplying and Dividing Radical Expressions, 9.5 Radical Equations and Applications

Nov 14 - Nov 20 9.6 Complex Numbers
Exam 3 (Due Date: November 18)
Exam Range: Chapter 7, 8 and 9

Nov 28 - Dec 4 10.1 Solving Quadratic Equations, 10.2 Completing the Square, 10.3 The Quadratic Formula

Dec 5 - Dec 11 10.5 Applications of Quadratic Equations, 10.6 Quadratic and Rational Inequalities
Review for the Final

Until Dec 14(W) Comprehensive Final

Review:
Exam 1 (Solution ),Exam 2(Solution ), Exam 3(Solution ), Exam 4(Solution )

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