# MATH 1050-003 Spring 2016

## General Information:

**TH 6:00-8:00 PM**

__When:__**WEB L114**

__Where:__

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

Thursday: 4:30-5:30 PM

and by appointment

## Syllabus:

Syllabus## Homework:

All homework is to be completed on WeBWorK (WeBWorK Instructions)**Group 1:**Due Thursday, January 21 at 6PM

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

**Group 2:**Due Thursday, January 28 at 6PM

(Sums & Series, Counting I)

**Group 2 extension:**Due Saturday, January 30 at 6PM

(Counting II)

**Group 3:**Due Thursday, February 4 at 6PM

(More on Functions, Intro to Graphs, Graph Transformations)

**Group 4:**Due Thursday, February 18 at 6PM

(Fractions, Inverse Functions, n-th Roots)

**Group 5:**Due Thursday, February 25 at 6PM

(Basics of Polynomials, Division, Roots and Factors)

**Group 6:**Due Thursday, March 3 at 6PM

(Constant and Linear Polynomials, Quadratic Polynomials, Factoring Polynomials)

**Group 7:**Due Thursday, March 24 at 6PM

(Graphing Polynomials, Rational Functions, Exponential Functions)

**Group 8:**Due Thursday, March 31 at 6PM

(Geometric Series, Logarithms, Exponential and Logarithmic Equations)

**Group 9:**Due Thursday, April 7 at 6PM

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

**Group 10:**Due Tuesday, April 19 at 6PM

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

**Group 11:**Due Tuesday, April 26 at 6PM

(2 x 2 Matrices, 3 x 3 Matrices, Determinants and Inverse Matrices, Matrix Equations)

## Quizzes:

Your lowest 2 quiz scores will be dropped at the end of the semester. There are no make-up quizzes.**Quiz 1:**Thursday, January 21 on Group 1 material

Quiz 1 Solutions Average: 78.2%

**Quiz 2:**Thursday, January 28 on Group 2 material (excluding Pascal's triangle and the Binomial Theorem)

Quiz 2 Solutions Average: 74.7%

**Quiz 3:**Thursday, February 18 on Group 4 material

Quiz 3 Solutions Average: 91.6%

**Quiz 4:**Thursday, February 25 on Group 5 material

Quiz 4 Solutions Average: 89.6%

**Quiz 5:**Thursday, March 24 on Group 7 material

Quiz 5 Solutions Average: 85.1%

**Quiz 6:**Thursday, March 31 on Group 8 material

Quiz 6 Solutions Average: 88.5%

**Quiz 7:**Tuesday, April 19 on Group 10 material

Quiz 7 Solutions Average: 93.1%

**Quiz 8:**Tuesday, April 26 on Group 11 material

Quiz 8 Solutions Average: 90.6%

## Final:

Average: 71.1%Final Practice Solutions

Other Practice Material

## Midterms:

**Midterm 1:**Thursday, February 4

Average: 75.8%

Midterm 1 Practice Solutions

Midterm 1 Solutions

**Midterm 2:**Thursday, March 3

Average: 67.4%

Midterm 2 Practice Solutions

Midterm 2 Solutions

**Midterm 3:**Thursday, April 7

Average: 67.6%

Midterm 3 Practice Solutions

Midterm 3 Solutions

## External Resources:

Math 1050 Lecture VideosKhan Academy

Paul's Online Math Notes

Virtual Math Lab

Math Warehouse

## 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:

1/12 Sets & Numbers1/12 Rules for Numbers

1/12 Solving Some Simple Equations

1/12-1/14 Functions

### Discrete Mathematics:

1/14 Sequences1/14-1/19 Sums and Series

1/21 Counting I

1/21-1/26 Counting II

### Back to Functions:

1/26 More on Functions1/26-1/28 Intro to Graphs

1/28 Graph Transformations

2/9 Fractions

2/9-2/11 Inverse Functions

2/11 n-th Roots

### Polynomials:

2/16 Basics of Polynomials2/16 Division

2/16-2/18 Roots and Factors

2/18-2/23 Constant and Linear Polynomials

2/23 Quadratic Polynomials

2/25 Factoring Polynomials

3/8 Graphing Polynomials

### Exponential Functions:

3/10-3/22 Exponential Functions3/22 Geometric Series

### Rational Functions:

3/8-3/10 Rational Functions### Logarithms:

3/22-3/24 Logarithms3/24-3/29 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations

### Piecewise Defined Functions:

3/29 Piecewise Defined Functions### Linear Algebra:

3/31 Linear Equations in Two Variables3/31 Substitution

3/31-4/12 Linear Equations in Three Variables

4/12 Rows & Columns

4/12 Vectors & Scalars

4/12-4/14 2 x 2 Matrices

4/12-4/14 3 x 3 Matrices

4/14 Determinants and Inverse Matrices

4/14 Matrix Equations