Kelly MacArthur

Assistant Chair
Instructor Lecturer

Office: JWB 218
Email: macarthur@math.utah.edu

University of Utah
Department of Mathematics
155 S. 1400 E. JWB 233
Salt Lake City, UT
84112-0090 USA

Math1080 Precalculus
Fall, 2014




Book/MyMathLab Information




Class Notes



Extra Problems/Reference materials



Exam Reviews

  • Midterm 1 Review: (covers sections 1.1-1.7, 2.1-2.2)
    Note: For the exam, you may bring one 4x6 inch note card (front and back) that was given out in class. No electronics allowed during the exam. You will also need to show your U of U id card when turning in the exam.

  • From the book: Chapter 1 Review (pages 149-157 in the print version) #1-15 all, 17-37 all, 41-44 all, 46
    Chapter 2 Review (pages 275-277 in the print version) #2, 3, 4, 7, 8 (For #7 and 8, factor completely, give all roots according to Theorems 1-4 in the notes for 2.2.)
    Note: I uploaded the answers to all of chapter 1 (including even-numbered problems) to the Files tab in Canvas.

  • Also see the old midterm 1 exams in the Files tab on Canvas, after reading this.

  • Midterm 1 Instructions--READ BEFORE THE EXAM SO YOU KNOW -- --WHAT TO EXPECT!

  • Midterm 2 Review: (covers sections 2.3-4.3)
    Note: For the exam, you may bring one 4x6 inch note card (front and back) that was given out in class. No electronics allowed during the exam. You will also need to show your U of U id card when turning in the exam.

  • From the book: Chapter 2 Review (pages 275-277 in the print version) #12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 28, 29, 31, 34, 35
    Chapter 3 Review (pages 372-377 in the print version) #1, 2, 4, 5, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 22, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 38, 39, 42, 43
    Chapter 4 Review (pages 481-488 in the print version) #2, 4, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, 24

  • Note: There is an additional (optional and not graded) "homework" on MyMathLab that is Practice for Midterm 2.
  • Also see the old midterm exams in the Files tab on Canvas, after reading this.

  • Midterm 3 Review: (covers sections 4.3-6.4, and 7.2)
    Note: For the exam, you may bring one 4x6 inch note card (front and back) that was given out in class. No electronics allowed during the exam. You will also need to show your U of U id card when turning in the exam.

  • From the book: Chapter 4 Review (pages 481-488 in the print version) #5-31 all, 34, 35-52 all

    Chapter 5 Review (pages 602-608 in the print version) #3, 4, 5, 8, 11, 13, 14, 19-30 all, 32, 40, 41, 48

    Chapter 6 Review (pages 676-679 in the print version) #1, 10-13 all, 18-33 all

  • Here is more practice with verifying trigonometric identities

  • Also see the old midterm exams in the Files tab on Canvas, after reading this.

  • Final Review: (covers everything from the semester)
    IMPORTANT NOTE: The final exam is on Thursday, December 18, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in S BEH AUD (NOT in our usual classroom).

  • Final Reviews and Office Hours

    Note: For the exam, you may bring one 5x8 inch note card (front and back) that was given out in class. No electronics allowed during the exam. You will also need to show your U of U id card when turning in the exam.

  • For material since last exam:
    Chapter 7 Review (pages 750-752 in the print version) # 16-26 all, 31-44 all
    Chapter 8 Review (pages 839-842 in the print version) #3-14 all, 15-24 (skip parametric part and give the Cartesian equation), 25-28 all
    Extra Review for material from Appendices (do only the circled problems; this document includes the answers)

  • For material already covered in previous midterms:
    review or redo the problems in the midterm 1-3 reviews (above)

  • For ALL the material covered in the semester:
    There are four old final exams (with keys) uploaded to Canvas for you to use as practice.