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Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Aug. 22 / 27 Section 1.1 Functions Today: We identified if a relation is function, discussed the Rule of Four and used function notation.

For Thursday, August 24:
General Course Information, the Syllabus, and Sections 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3
Do:
Section 1.1 -- 3-4, 8-10, 15, 20-25, 28-29, 33, 41 and Chapter 1 Review -- #3, get a TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus or equivalent,
and purchase an eHW access code.
Prepare for QUIZ 1 on Thursday, Aug. 24 over prerequisite skills.

Due Tuesday, Sept. 5, 11:59 pm: E-HW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW.

Thurs., Aug. 24 / 29 Section 1.2 Average Rate of Change Today: QUIZ 1 over prerequisite skills.
 Handout: These are in the folder In-Class Activities and Handouts on Blackboard if you want another copy. Match the Verbal to the Table to the Graph Due Tuesday, August 29 Read: Section 1.3 and 1.4 Do: Section 1.2 -- S1-S10, 1-7, 9-14, 17-20, 22, 24,25, 28, 30 for practice Have the Reading Questions ready to turn in at the start of next class for Sections 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3/1.4. These are in the folder Reading Questions on Blackboard. Due Tuesday, Sept. 5, 11:59 pm:  E-HW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW.
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Aug. 29/3 Section 1.3 and 1.4 Formulas of Linear Functions For Thursday, August 31:
Section 1.5
Do:
Section 1.3 --  #26-30 and Section 1.4 -- #4 - 15, 31 - 36, 41, 42, 46, 47, 52, 53, 57, 61  (for practice)
and Reading Questions for 1.5 due Thursday, Aug. 31 (for hand-in)

Prepare for QUIZ 2 on Thursday over Section 1.1 and 1.2

Due Tuesday, Sept. 5, 11:59 pm:  E-HW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW.
Due Thursday, Sept. 7, 11:59 pm: : E-HW 1 Section 1.1 - 1.5
Thurs., Aug. 31 / 5 Section 1.5 Understanding the m and the b in the Linear Function y = b + mx and Modeling with Linear Functions For Tuesday, Sept 5:
Section 2.1 and come to class with Reading Questions for Section 2.1 completed.
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Reading Questions for 2.1 will be a total of 2 pages.)
Do:
Section 1.5 --  #S1-S8, 1-4, 7-9, 11, 16, 18, 19, 28 (for practice) and Chapter 1 Review (page 52) -- 29, 35, 38, 42, 46-50 (for practice) and Reading Questions for 2.1 (hand-in)

Due Tuesday, Sept. 5, 11:59 pm:  E-HW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW.
Due Thursday, Sept. 7, 11:59 pm: E-HW 1 Section 1.1 - 1.5
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Sept. 5 / 10 Section 2.1 Input/Output
See Miss Gulch take her iconic ride to Dorothy's farm and the graph.
Section 2.2 Domain/Range

Due tonight Tuesday, Sept. 5, 11:59 pm:  E-HW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW.

For Thursday, Sept. 7:
Section 2.2
Do:
Section 2.1 -- 4-5, 9-12, 17-18, 27-29, 32, 34, 44 and Section 2.2 -- S1-S12, 1-4, 31, 36 and Reading Questions for Section 2.2 ready at the start of next class. (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Reading Questions for 2.2 will be 1 page.)
Also due Thursday, Sept. 7, 11:59 pm: E-HW 01 Section 1.1 - 1.5

Prepare for QUIZ 3 over Sections 1.3-1.5 on Thursday, Sept. 7

Due Tuesday, Sept. 12, 11:59 pm: E-HW 02 Section 2.1

Thurs., Sept. 7 / 12 Section 2.2 Domain/Range (cont'd) and Section 2.5 Inverse Functions
Due tonight Tuesday, Sept. 7, 11:59 pm:  E-HW 01 Section 1.1 - 1.5

For Tuesday, Sept. 12:
Section 2.6
Do:
Section 2.2 -- 9-18, 29 and Section 2.5 -- 1-4, 32 - 33, 39, 57 and Chapter 2 Review -- 56, 72 and Reading Questions for Section 2.5/2.6 ready at the start of next class.
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Reading Questions for 2.5/2.6 will be 1 page.)

Due Tuesday, Sept. 12, 11:59 pm: E-HW 02 Section 2.1
Due Thursday, Sept. 14, 11:59 pm: E-HW 03 Section 2.2

Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Sept. 12 / 17 Section 2.5 Inverse Functions cont'd and Section 2.6 Concavity

Due tonight, Sept. 12, 11:59 pm: E-HW 2 Section 2.1

For Thursday, Sept. 14:
Section 4.1 (We will do Chapter 3 later)
Do Section 2.5 --13-26, 35-39, 45-50 and Section 2.6 -- 1-23, 26 and
Ch 2 Review #
41, 42, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 62, 65 , 68 and Reading Questions for 4.1
(Note:
Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Reading Questions for 4.1 will be 1 page.)

Prepare for QUIZ 4 on Thursday, Sept. 14 over Section 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6

Due Thursday, Sept. 14, 11:59 pm: E-HW 03 Section 2.2
Due Thursday, Sept. 14, 11:59 pm: E-HW 4 Section 2.5, 2.6

Test 1 covers Sections 1.1-1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, and 2.6  See the review materials on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.

Thurs., Sept. 14 / 19 Make this the free day

Section 4.1
Exponential Functions

Due tonight, Thursday, Sept. 14, 11:59 pm:  E-HW 03 Section 2.2 and

E-HW 04 Section 2.5, 2.6

 For Thursday, Sept. 21: Read: Section 4.2 Do: Section 4.1 --  S1-S4, 1-12, 14-40, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 32, 39, 40, 50, 53, 55, 56 and Chapter 4 Review 1-7, 9,10, 15, 16, 26-28 Have Reading Questions for 4.2 ready at the start of class. (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Reading Questions for 4.2 will be 1 page.) Test 1 covers Sections 1.1-1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, and 2.6  See the review materials on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams. Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test. There is no class meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19. Take Test 1. See details below.
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Sept. 19 / 24 No class meeting.
Take Test 1 in the Math Test Center.
Test 1 covers Sections 1.1-1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, and 2.6  See the review materials on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.
Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test.

There is no class meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19.

Math Test Center (KT G18)  is open:
• Monday, Sept. 18, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)
• Tuesday, Sept. 19  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)
• Wednesday, Sept. 20,  9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)

You will not be allowed to take the test if you arrive 1 hour or less before Math Test Center (KT G18) closes. You will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. You can only take the test in one sitting. For more information about the Math Test Center, see http://ipfw.edu/offices/casa/math/ .

Thurs., Sept. 21 /26 Section 4.2
Finding Formulas of Exponential Functions
For Tuesday, Sept. 26
Do
:  Section 4.2 --S1-S10, 1-36, 38, 46-49 and Chapter 4 Review11-14, 31, 35, 60 and have Reading Questions for 4.3 ready at the start of class.
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Reading Questions for 4.3 will be 1 page.

Due Thursday, Sept. 28, 11:59 pm: E-HW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2

Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tuesday, Sept. 26 /1 Section 4.3 The Graph of y = abx and
S
ection 4.4 Compound Interest

For Thursday, Sept. 28

Section 4.4 and 4.5
Do: Section 4.3 -1-15, 18, 19, 23 - 33, 35, 40-44 and Chapter 4 Review -- 18, 34.
Complete the Compound Interest handout (also on BB) for quarterly, monthly, weekly, and daily. (Not for hand-in.)
Have Reading Questions for 4.4/4.5 ready at the start of next class.

(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.)

Also due Thursday, Sept. 28, 11:59 pm: E-HW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2

Prepare for QUIZ 5 on Thursday, Sept. 28 over Sections 4.1-4.2

Thursday, Sept. 28 /3 Section 4.4 Compound Interest and Section 4.5 The Number e

For Tuesday, Oct. 3

Section 5.1
Do: Section 4.4 -1-21 and Section 4.5 -- S1-S10, 1-25, 34 - 44 and Chapter 4 Review -- 17, 47, 63, 66, 67
Have Reading Questions for 5.1 ready at the start of next class.

(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.)

Also due tonight, Thursday, Sept. 28, 11:59 pm: E-HW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2
Due Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:59 pm: : E-HW 06 Sections 4.3-4.5
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Oct. 3 / 8 Section 5.1
What is a Logarithm?
For Thursday, Oct. 5

Tools for Chapter 5
Do: Section 5.1 -- 1-28, 35-52 and Chapter 5 Review -- 21-23, 30-32, 59 and worksheet on logarithms.
See also Ch 5 Skills Refresher (p. 232) 1-15, 25, 27, 32, 34, 37 and have Reading Questions for 5.2 ready at the start of class.
(Note:
Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.)

Prepare for QUIZ 6 on Thursday, Oct. 5 over Sections 4.3-4.5

Due Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:59 pm: E-HW 06 Sections 4.3-4.5
Thurs., Oct. 5 / 10 Section 5.1 (cont'd)
Solving Exponential
and Logarithmic Equations
For Thursday, Oct. 12

Section 5.2
Do: Section 5.1 -- 29-34, 53, 54, 57-62, 65, 69-72 and Chapter 5 Review -- 7-11, 13, 15, 19, 33 and Ch 5 Skills Refresher 40-43, 46-49

Prepare for QUIZ 7 on Thursday, Oct. 12 over Section 5.1

Due tonight, Thursday, Oct. 5, 11:59 pm: E-HW 06 Sections 4.3-4.5
Also due Thursday, Oct. 12, 11:59 pm: E-HW 07 Section 5.1 Logarithms
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Oct. 10 / No class meeting.
 Fall Break Take a Rhino Rest! Photo by Kathy Hanby. Used with permission.
Thurs., Oct. 12
Tues Oct 15
Section 5.2
Doubling Time and
Half Life
Due tonight, Thursday, Oct. 12, 11:59 pm: E-HW 07 Section 5.1 Logarithms

For Tuesday, October 17
Do:
Section 5.2 - 1-35, 39, 41, 42, 46 and Chapter 5 Review -- 41, 43
(Note:
Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.)
Now Thurs., Oct. 17   Section 5.3
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Thurs Oct 22
Tues., Oct. 17

Section 5.3
For Thursday, October 19

Read: Section 2.4 and Section 6.1
Do: Section
5.3 - S1-S10, 3, 7-10,17-24, 32, 33, 37, 39, 42-45, 48-51, 54
Have Reading Questions for 2.4 and 6.1 due Thursday, October 19.
(Note:
Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Each will be 1 page for a total of 2 pages.

Prepare for QUIZ 8 on Thursday, Oct. 19 over Section 5.2-5.3

E-HW
08 Section 5.2-5.3 Logarithms due 11:59 pm., Sunday, October 22.

Test 2 in the Math Test Center next week. See the review sheet.
Sample questions on Blackboard.

Tues Oct 22 Fall Break

Thurs., Oct. 19 /

Thurs  Oct 24
Section 2.4/6.1
Transformations

E-HW 08 Section 5.2-5.3 Logarithms due 11:59 pm., Sunday, October 22.

For Thursday, October 26

Section 6.2
Do:
Section 2.4 - 3-9, 11-13, 19, 21, 26 and Section 6.1 - 1, 4-20, 25-26, 32 - 35
Also
Reading Questions for 6.2 and Section 3.1
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. Each will be 1 page for a total of 2 pages.

Due Tues., Oct. 31, 11:59 pm: eHW-09 2.4, 6.1-6.2 Transformations

No class meeting Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Test 2 in the Math Test Center next week. See the review sheet.
Sample questions on Blackboard.

Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Oct. 24
Tues Oct 29
No class meeting.
Take Test 2 in the Math Test Center.
Test 2 covers Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 5.1, 5.2,  and 5.3  See the review materials on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.
Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test.

There is no class meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24.

Math Test Center (KT G18)  is open:
• Monday, Oct. 23, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)
• Tuesday, Oct. 24  9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)
• Wednesday, Oct. 25,  9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)

You will not be allowed to take the test if you arrive 1 hour or less before Math Test Center (KT G18) closes. You will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. You can only take the test in one sitting. For more information about the Math Test Center, see http://ipfw.edu/offices/casa/math/ .

Thurs., Oct. 26

Thurs Oct 31

Section 6.2 Vertical Stretch/Compressions and Section 3.2 Quadratic Functions For Tuesday, October 31
Read: Section 3.2 and Section  10.1
Do: Section 6.2 -- 1-44 students' choice and Section 6.1 -- 1-3, 21-24, 36-52 Student's Choice and Section 3.1 -- 34 -42 and Reading Questions for Section 3.2 and 10.1 (See BB)
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copies.

Due Tues., Oct. 31, 11:59 pm: eHW-09 2.4, 6.1-6.2 Transformations
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Oct. 31
Tues Nov 5

Section 3.2: Finding the Formula of a Quadratic Function

Due tonight Tues., Oct. 31, 11:59 pm: eHW-09 2.4, 6.1-6.2 Transformations

For Thursday, November 2
Section 10.1
Do:
Section 3.1
-- 34-42, Section 3.2  --  1-11, 17-35, 38-42, 44, 45 and Chapter 3 Review  --  1-29

Prepare for QUIZ 9 on Thurs., Nov. 2 over Sections 2.4, 6.1-6.2 (See eHW-09 and text problems)

Thurs., Nov. 2
Thurs Nov 7
Section 3.2: Quadratic Functions cont'd and Section 10.1 Combinations of Functions. For Tuesday, November 7

Section 11.1
Do:
Section 3.1 - 41, 45 and Section 3.2 -- 44, 45 and Chapter 3 Review -- 30, 31
and
Section 10.1 -- 2 - 5, 8-14, 18, 21 - 26, 31, 32, 37 - 42, 71 and Reading Questions for 11.1
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.)

Due Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:59 pm: eHW-10 Section 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Nov. 7
Nov 12
Section 11.1: Power Functions

For Thursday, November 9

Section 11.2
Do:
Section 11.1 --  S1 - S10, 1-12, 29-32, 35-40, 56 and Reading Questions for 11.2
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.)

Due Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:59 pm: eHW-10 Section 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1

Prepare for QUIZ 10 on Thurs., Nov. 9 over Sections 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1 (See eHW-10 and text problems)

Thurs., Nov. 9
Nov 14
Section 11.1: Finding the Formula of a Power Function and Introduction to Polynomials Due Thursday, Nov. 9, 11:59 pm: eHW-10 Section 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1

For Tuesday, November
14

Do:
Section 11.1 -- 15-20, 25, 27, 33-36, 38, 43 and Section 11.2 -- S1-S8, 1-6 and Reading Questions for 11.3
(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.)

Due Thurs., Nov. 16, before class: eHW-11 Section 11.1 Power Functions
Due Tues., Nov. 21, before class: eHW-12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior
Due Tues., Nov. 21, before class: eHW-13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior

Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Nov. 14
Nov 19
Section 11.2: Long Run Behavior of Polynomials

For Thursday, Nov. 16:

Section 11.3
Do:
Section 11.2 -- S1-S8, 7-20, 25, 26, 27, 33-36, 38, 43 and
Section 11.3 -- S1-S7, 1-16, 24-29, 46

Due Thurs., Nov. 16, before class: eHW-11 Section 11.1 Power Functions

Prepare for QUIZ 11 over Section 11.1 on Thursday, Nov. 16.

Due Thurs., Nov. 16, before class: eHW-11 Section 11.1 Power Functions
Due Tues., Nov. 21, before class: eHW-12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior
Due Tues., Nov. 21, before class: eHW-13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior

Thurs., Nov. 16
Nov 21
Section 11.3: Short Run Behavior of Polynomials For Tuesday, Nov. 21:

Section 11.4
Do:
Section 11.3 -- 17-23, 30-39 and Reading Questions for Section 11.4

(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.)

Prepare for QUIZ 12 over Section 11.2 and 11.3 on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

Due Tues., Nov. 21, before class: eHW-12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior
Due Tues., Nov. 21, before class: eHW-13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior

Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Nov. 21
Nov 26
Section 11.4: Long Run Behavior of Rational Functions For Tuesday, Nov. 28:

Section 11.5
Do:
Section 11.4  -- 1-16, 21-24, 27, 28, 31-35 and Reading Questions for Section 11.5

(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.)

Due Tues., Dec. 5, 11:59 PM: eHW-14 Section 11.4 Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes

See review sheet to prepare for Test 3 in the folder (Reviews for Exams)
Thurs., Nov. 23
Nov 28
Happy Thanksgiving! No class meeting.
Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Nov. 28
Dec 3

Section 11.5: Short Run Behavior of Rational Functions For Tuesday, Dec. 5:

Section 11.6
Do: Section 11.5  -- 1-11, 16-25, 30-47 and Reading Questions for Section 11.6

(Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.)

Due Tues., Dec. 5, 11:59 PM: eHW-14 Section 11.4 Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes
Thurs., Nov. 30
Dec 5
No class meeting.
Take Test 3 in the Math Test Center.
Test 3 covers Sections 2.4, 6.1, 6.2, 3.1, 3.2, 10.1, 11.1, 11.2, and 11.3  See the review materials on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.
Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test.

There is no class meeting on Thursday, Nov. 30

Math Test Center (KT G18)  is open:
• Wednesday, Nov. 29,  9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)
• Thursday, Nov. 30,  9:00 AM - 7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)
• Friday, Dec. 1, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm)

You will not be allowed to take the test if you arrive 1 hour or less before Math Test Center (KT G18) closes. You will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. You can only take the test in one sitting. For more information about the Math Test Center, see http://ipfw.edu/offices/casa/math/ .

Class meeting Topic Assignment
Tues., Dec. 5
Dec 10
Section 11.5: Short Run Behavior of Rational Functions and 11.6 Comparing Power. Log and Exponential Functions For tonight, Tues., Dec. 5, 11:59 PM: eHW-14 Section 11.4 Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes

For Thursday, Dec. 7:
Do: Section 11.5  -- 1, 18, 19, 20-37, 45-47 and Section 11.6  -- 1, 2, 10-13, 15, 17, 18, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 36

Due Sun., Dec. 10, 11:59 pm: eHW-15 Section 11.5-11.6
You may earn credit for any past eHW assignments for a 10% late penalty but these also close Sunday, Dec. 10, 11:59 pm

Prepare for QUIZ 13 over Section 11.4 -11.6 on Thursday, Dec. 7

Thurs., Dec. 7
Dec 12
Review for the Final Exam

QUIZ 13 Thursday, Dec. 7 on Section 11.4-11.6

Due Sun., Dec. 10 11:59 pm: eHW-15 Section 11.5-11.6
You may earn credit for any past eHW assignments for a 10% late penalty but these also close Sunday, Dec. 10, 11:59 pm

MA 15300 Final Exam
Bring: graphing calculator, # 2 pencils, and your student ID number

Covers
: Sections 11.4, 11.5, 11.6 and comprehensive
Date of Test: Monday, Dec. 11
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Science Building 168

Click HERE for a review for the final exam, the worked out solutions to the review for the final exam, and a recording of a past review session.

Review Session:  Monday, Dec. 11, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM in KT G43 and KT G44