# MATH 1050-003 Fall 2015

## General Information:

**MTW 6:00-7:20 PM**

__When:__**WEB L101**

__Where:__

__Office Hours (LCB 317):__Tuesday: 4:30-5:30 PM

Friday: 12:00-1:00 PM

and by appointment

## Syllabus:

Syllabus## Homework:

All homework is to be completed on WeBWork (WeBWork Instructions) Average: 83.5%**Homework 1:**Due Wednesday, September 2 at 4AM

(Sets & Numbers, Rules for Numbers, Functions, Sequences)

**Homework 2:**Due Wednesday, September 9 at 4AM

(Sums & Series, Counting I)

**Homework 2 extension:**Due Saturday, September 12 at 4AM

(Counting II)

**Homework 3:**Due Wednesday, September 16 at 4AM

(More on Functions, Intro to Graphs)

**Homework 4:**Due Wednesday, September 23 at 4AM

(Graph Transformations)

**Homework 5:**Due Wednesday, September 30 at 4AM

(Fractions, Inverse Functions)

**Homework 6:**Due Wednesday, October 7 at 4AM

(n-th Roots, Basics of Polynomials, Division)

**Homework 7:**Due Wednesday, October 21 at 4AM

(Roots and Factors, Constant and Linear Polynomials, Quadratic Polynomials)

**Homework 8:**Due Wednesday, October 28 at 4AM

(Factoring Polynomials)

**Homework 9:**Due Wednesday, November 4 at 4AM

(Graphing Polynomials, Rational Functions)

**Homework 10:**Due Wednesday, November 11 at 4AM

(Exponential Functions, Geometric Series)

**Homework 11:**Due Wednesday, November 18 at 6PM

(Logarithms, Exponential and Logarithmic Equations)

**Homework 12:**Due Wednesday, November 25 at 6PM

(Piecewise Defined Functions, Linear Equations in Two Variables, Substitution)

**Homework 13:**Due Wednesday, December 2 at 4AM

(Linear Equations in Three Variables, Rows & Columns, Vectors & Scalars, 2 x 2 Matrices)

**Homework 14:**Due Wednesday, December 9 at 4AM

(3 x 3 Matrices, Determinants and Inverse Matrices, Matrix Equations)

## Quizzes:

**Quiz 1:**Wednesday, September 2 on Homework 1 material

Quiz 1 Solutions Average: 81.6%

**Quiz 2:**Wednesday, September 9 on Homework 2 material (excluding Pascal's triangle and the Binomial Theorem)

Quiz 2 Solutions Average: 82%

**Quiz 3:**Wednesday, September 16 on Binomial Theorem and Homework 3 material

Quiz 3 Solutions Average: 88.2%

**Quiz 4:**Wednesday, September 30 on Homework 5 material

Quiz 4 Solutions Average: 72.9%

**Quiz 5:**Wednesday, October 7 on Homework 6 material

Quiz 5 Solutions Average: 82.1%

**Quiz 6:**Wednesday, October 21 on Homework 7 material

Quiz 6 Solutions Average: 82.2%

**Quiz 7:**Wednesday, November 4 on Homework 9 material

Quiz 7 Solutions Average: 70.5%

**Quiz 8:**Wednesday, November 11 on Homework 10 material

Quiz 8 Solutions Average: 83.6%

**Quiz 9:**Wednesday, November 18 on Homework 11 material

Quiz 9 Solutions Average: 86.7%

**Quiz 10:**Wednesday, December 2 on Homework 13 material

Quiz 10 Solutions Average: 86.5%

**Quiz 11:**Wednesday, December 9 on Homework 14 material

Quiz 11 Solutions Average: 86.1%

## Final:

Average: 82.1%Final Practice Solutions

## Midterms:

**Midterm 1:**Monday, September 21

Average: 85.1%

Midterm 1 Material

Midterm 1 Practice Questions

Midterm 1 Practice Solutions

Midterm 1 Solutions

**Midterm 2:**Monday, October 26

Average: 80%

Midterm 2 Practice Solutions

Midterm 2 Solutions

**Midterm 3:**Monday, November 23

Average: 76.6%

Midterm 3 Practice Solutions

Midterm 3 Solutions

## External Resources:

Math 1050 Lecture VideosPaul's Online Math Notes

Virtual Math Lab

## Textbook:

The full textbook can be found at the following link:Full Textbook

A hard copy of the text is also available to purchase at the campus bookstore.

Disclaimer: The pdf files below may not print accurately. They might print better if you first download the files, and then print the saved files from your computer. But even after downloading, they may not print accurately. If you do print the files, please compare the printed versions to their appearance on your computer screen.

## The following are sections of the textbook and when we covered them:

### Beginnings:

8/24 Sets & Numbers8/24 Rules for Numbers

8/25 Solving Some Simple Equations

8/25 Functions

### Discrete Mathematics:

8/25-8/26 Sequences8/26-8/31 Sums and Series

8/31-9/1 Counting I

9/1-9/2 Counting II

### Back to Functions:

9/8 More on Functions9/8-9/9 Intro to Graphs

9/14 Graph Transformations

9/22 Fractions

9/22-9/23 Inverse Functions

9/23-9/28 n-th Roots

### Polynomials:

9/28-9/29 Basics of Polynomials9/29-9/30 Division

9/30-10/5 Roots and Factors

10/5 Constant and Linear Polynomials

10/5-10/7 Quadratic Polynomials

10/7-10/19 Factoring Polynomials

10/27 Graphing Polynomials

### Exponential Functions:

11/2-11/3 Exponential Functions11/4 Geometric Series

### Rational Functions:

10/27-10/28 Rational Functions### Logarithms:

11/4-11/9 Logarithms11/9-11/10 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

### Piecewise Defined Functions:

11/11-11/16 Piecewise Defined Functions### Linear Algebra:

11/16 Linear Equations in Two Variables11/16 Substitution

11/24 Linear Equations in Three Variables

11/24 Rows & Columns

11/25 Vectors & Scalars

11/25 2 x 2 Matrices

11/30 3 x 3 Matrices

11/30-12/1 Determinants and Inverse Matrices

12/1 Matrix Equations