College Algebra & Trigonometry (MATH 1340, section 1)

Spring 2010

SM2040, 11:00 - 11:50 MTRF


Instructor:   Dr. Seongchun (Michelle) Kwon
e-mail:   kwonseon at hotmail dot com
Office:   University Hall 2030C
Office hours:   1:00 - 5:00 on T, 11:00 - 12:00 on W or by appointment



Text:    Precalculus by Larson and Hosteller 8th edition
Materials covered:    Varied properties of Functions, Polynomial and Rational functions, Exponential and Logarithmic functions, Trigonometric functions, Solving polynomial and trigonometric equations, Solving inequalities, Conic sections



Final Exam: 10:15 - 12: 15, May 7(Friday)  




  • Syllabus
  • Suggested Problems



     

                                         Progress, Problems and Solutions

    Date Progress Problems,Solutions
    Jan 11(M) Introduction Diagnostic Test
    Jan 12(T) 1.1. Rectangular Coordinates, 1.2. Graphs of Equations
    Jan 14(TR) 1.2. Graphs of Equations, 1.3. Linear Equations in Two Variables
    Jan 15(F) 1.3. Linear Equations in Two variables, 1.4. Functions
    Jan 19(T) 1.4. Functions
    Jan 21(TR) 1.5. Analyzing Graphs of Functions
    Jan 22(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Closedbook Quiz
    Jan 25(M) 1.5. Analyzing Graphs of Functions, 1.7. Transformations of Functions
    Jan 26(T) 1.7. Transformations of Functions, 1.8. Combinations of Functions
    Jan 28(TR) 1.8. Combinations of Functions, 1.9. Inverse Functions
    Jan 29(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Closedbook Quiz
    Feb 1(M) 2.1. Quadratic Functions and Models
    Feb 2(T) 2.1. Quadratic Functions and Models, 2.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
    Feb 4(TR) Review for the exam
    Feb 5(F) Quiz Group Quiz
    Feb 8(M) Exam 1( Chapter 1 and sec.2.1. ) Alison Ludwig , Benjamin Yglesias , Regina Skinner , Sora Kim
    Feb 9(T) 2.2. Polynomial Functions of Higher Degree
    Feb 11(TR) 2.3. Polynomial and Synthetic Division
    Feb 12(F) Mini-Make-Up Exam and Group Quiz Group Quiz, ( Solution), Mini-Make-Up Exam
    Feb 15 (M) 2.3. Polynomial and Synthetic Division, 2.4. Complex Numbers
    Feb 16(T) 2.5. Zeros of Polynomial Functions
    Feb 18(TR) 2.5. Zeros of Polynomial Functions, 2.6. Rational Functions
    Feb 19(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Closedbook Quiz
    Feb 22(M) 2.6. Rational Functions, 2.7. Nonlinear Inequalities
    Feb 23(T) 2.7. Nonlinear Inequalities
    Feb 25(TR) 2.7. Nonlinear Inequalities & Group Quiz Group Quiz( Practice Nonlinear Inequality ), Solution
    Feb 26(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Closedbook Quiz
    Mar 1(M) 3.1. Exponential Functions and Their Graphs
    Mar 2(T) 3.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs
    Mar 4(TR) 3.2. Logarithmic Functions and Their Graphs, 3.3. Properties of Logarithms
    Mar 8 ~ Mar 12 Spring Break
    Mar 15(M) Quiz Group Quiz
    Mar 16(T) 3.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
    Mar 18(TR) 3.4. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations, Review for the Exam
    Mar 19(F) Review of the Exam: I will have a special office hour 1~4 p.m. on Sunday Group Quiz
    Mar 22(M) Exam 2(Sec 2.2. ~ 3.4.) Benjamin Yglesias , Alison Ludwig
    Mar 23(T) 4.1. Radian and Degree Measure
    Mar 25(TR) 4.1. Radian and Degree Measure
    Mar 26(F) Quiz & Mini-Make-Up Exam; Suggested Problem Due date Group Quiz, Closedbook Quiz, Mini-Make-Up Exam
    Mar 29(M) 4.1. Radian and Degree Measure
    Mar 30(T) 4.2. Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle
    Apr 1(TR) 4.2. Trigonometric Functions: The Unit Circle, 4.3. Right Triangle Trigonometry
    Apr 2(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Quiz
    Apr 5(M) 4.3. Right Triangle Trigonometry,4.4. Trigonometric Functions and Any Angle
    Apr 6(T) 4.4. Trigonometric Functions and Any Angle, 4.5. Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions
    Apr 8(TR) 4.5. Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions
    Apr 9(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Quiz
    Apr 12(M) 4.5. Graphs of Sine and Cosine Functions,4.7. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
    Apr 13(T) 4.7. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
    Apr 15(TR) 5.2. Verifying Trigonometric Identities
    Apr 16(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Quiz( Solution )
    Apr 19(M) 5.3. Solving Trigonometric Equations
    Apr 20(T) 5.3. Solving Trigonometric Equations
    Apr 22(TR) 5.4. Sum and Difference Formulas
    Apr 23(F) Quiz Group Quiz, Quiz: Solution
    Apr 26(M) 5.5. Multiple-Angle and Product-to-Sum Formulas
    Apr 27(T) Review for the Exam
    Apr 29(TR) Group Quiz Group Quiz: Solution
    May 7(F) Final Exam: Quiz solutions which are not found right besides the quizzes (in Trigonometry) are here. Good Luck! Final Exam Solution