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

Math1090 Business Algebra
Fall, 2017


Course Information



Class Notes



Class Schedule/Task List

Business Algebra Lecture Videos (Note: All videos listed below by name refer to videos on this link.)

    Week 1 (August 21-25)

  • For Tuesday's class: Intro/be prepared for review assignment

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        1.1 Linear Equations in One Variable


    Week 2 (August 28-September 1)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        1.2 Linear Inequalities in One Variable
        1.3 Equations of Lines

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        1.4 Systems of Linear Equations


    Week 3 (September 4-8)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        1.5 Functions
        1.6 Linear Business Applications

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        1.7 Linear Inequalities in Two Variables


    Week 4 (September 11-15)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        1.8 Graphical Linear Programming
        2.1 Basic Operations with Matrices

  • For Thursday's class, prepare for Midterm Review

    Week 5 (September 18-22)

  • For Tuesday's class, be prepared to take Midterm 1.

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        2.2 Matrix Multiplication
        2.3A & B Gauss-Jordan Elimination (parts 1 & 2)


    Week 6 (September 25-29)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        2.4 Inverse Matrices

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        2.5 Application Problems with Matrices


    Week 7 (October 2-6)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        3.1 Quadratic Equations in One Variable
        3.2 Parabolas: Quadratic Equations in Two Variables

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        3.3 Quadratic Business Applications


    Fall Break: October 9-13 is Fall Break--there is NO school!


    Week 8 (October 16-20)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        3.4A & B Polynomial Functions (parts 1 & 2)

  • For Thursday's class, prepare for Midterm Review

    Week 9 (October 23-27)

  • For Tuesday's class, be prepared to take Midterm 1.

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        3.6 Transformations of Graphs
        3.7 Combinations of Functions

    Week 10 (October 30-November 3)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
    Classes Canceled due to tragic event Monday night

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        4.1 Inverse Functions
        4.2 Exponential Functions

    Week 11 (November 6-10)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        4.3 Logarithmic Functions
        4.4 Properties of Logarithms
  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        4.5 Logarithmic and Exponential Equations

    Week 12 (November 13-17)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        5.1A & B Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences (parts 1 & 2)
        5.2 Simple and Compound Interest

  • For Thursday's class, prepare for Midterm Review

    Week 13 (November 20-24)

  • For Tuesday's class, be prepared to take Midterm 1.

  • For Thursday: relax and eat your Thanksgiving dinner!

    Week 14 (November 27-December 1)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        5.3 Future Value of Annuities

  • For Thursday's class, watch videos:
        5.4 Present Value of Annuities

    Week 15 (December 4-8)

  • For Tuesday's class, watch videos:
        5.5 Amortization and Loans

  • For Thursday's class, be prepared for Final Review.

    Week 16 (December 12-16) (FINAL EXAMS WEEK)

  • Friday, December 15, 3:30 to 5:45 p.m., Final Exam


Exam Reviews