Course Assignments
Monday, January 11 
Today: Functions Due Wednesday, January 13 Read: General Course Information, the Syllabus, and Sections 1.1 and 1.2 Do: Section 1.1  34, 810, 15, 2025, 2829, 33, 41 and Chapter 1 Review  #3 (for practice, not for hand in) Get a TI83 Plus/TI84 Plus or equivalent and purchase an eHW access code. Prepare for QUIZ 1 on Friday, January 15 over prerequisite skills. Due Monday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. 
Wednesday, January 13 
Today: Average Rate of Change Read: Section 1.3 Do: Section 1.2  S1S10, 17, 914, 1720, 22, 24, 25, 28, 30 for practice Prepare for QUIZ 1 on Friday, January 15 over prerequisite skills. Due Monday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. 
Friday, January 15 
Today: Linear Functions  Tables and Graphs Quiz 1 over prerequisite skills. Due Wednesday, January 20 Read: Section 1.4 Do: Section 1.3  #1014, 1718, 25, 28, 32  36 (for practice) and Reading Questions for 1.1, 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4 to be handed in Wednesday, January 20 Due Monday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. 
Monday, January 18  No class meeting. 
Wednesday, January 20 
Today: Formulas of Linear Functions Due Friday, January 22 
Friday, January 22 
Today: Understanding the m and the b in the Linear
Function y = b + mx Due Monday, Jan. 25 Read: Section 2.1 and 2.2 and come to class with Reading Questions for Section 2.1 and 2.2 completed. (Note: the first page front and back for a total of 2 pages.) Do: Section 1.5  #S1S8, 14, 79, 18, 19 Due Monday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. Due Monday, February 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 
Monday, January 25 
Today: Modeling with Linear Functions and Input/Output See Miss Gulch take her iconic ride to Dorothy's farm and the graph. Due Wednesday, Jan. 27 
Wednesday, January 27 
Today: Domain and Range Due Friday, Jan. 29 Read: Section 2.5 and 2.6 Do: Section 2.1  45, 912, 1718, 2729, 32, 34, 44 and Section 2.2  S1S8, 14, 918, 29, 31 and Chapter 2 Review  3, 4, 7,8, 12, 36, 53, 72 Have Reading Questions for 2.5/2.6 ready at the start of class. Prepare for QUIZ 3 on Friday, Jan. 29 over Section 1.31.5 Due Monday, February 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 Due Wednesday, Feb. 3, 11:59 pm: EHW 2 Section 2.1 Due Monday, Feb. 8, 11:59 pm: EHW 3 Section 2.2, 2.5, 2.6 
Friday, January 29 
Today: Inverse Functions and QUIZ 3 over Section 1.3 to
1.5 Due: Monday, Feb. 1 Read: Section 2.6 Do: Section 2.5  14, 1624, 32  39, 45  50, 57 and Chapter 2 Review  41, 42, 56, 58, 62, 65 Due Monday, February 1, 11:59 pm:
EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 
Monday, February 1 
Today: Inverse Functions cont'd and Concavity Read: Section 4.1 (We will do Chapter 3 later) Do: Section 2.5 1326, 3538 and Section 2.6  123, 26 and Ch 2 Review # 55, 59, 60, 68 Due tonight, 11:59 pm:
EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 Test 1 covers Sections 1.11.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, and 2.6 See review sheet on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.. The test is scheduled outside of class
in the Math Test Center (KT G18).
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 f 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/ . There is no class meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 
Wednesday, February 3 
Today: Growing, Growing, Growing
QUIZ 4 on Sections 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, 2.6 for Friday, February 5 
Friday, February 5 
Today: Exponential Decay Read: Section 4.2 Do: Section 4.2 S1S10, 19, 1517, 38, 47 and Chapter 4 Review 17, 9,10, 15, 16, 2628 and have Reading Questions for 4.2 ready at the start of class. EHW 3 Section 2.2, 2.5, 2.6 due Monday, Feb. 8, 11:59 pm Test 1 next week. See review sheet. This is in the folder Reviews for Exams on Blackboard. 
Monday, February 8 
Today: What Makes a Function Exponential? Read: Section 4.3 Do: Section 4.2 1014, 1820, 26, 36 Due tonight, 11:59 pm: EHW 3 Section 2.2, 2.5, 2.6 Test 1 covers Sections 1.11.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.5, and 2.6 See review sheet on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.. The test is scheduled outside of class
in the Math Test Center (KT G18).
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/ . There is no class meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 
Tuesday, February 9 
The test is outside of class in the Math Test Center (KT G18). 
Wednesday, February 10  No class meeting, but a review
session, same time and place as when we have class.. (See Review sheet on BB in the
folder Reviews for Exams.) Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Wed., Feb. 10, 9:00 AM  7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm) 
Thursday, February 11  Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Thurs., Feb. 11, 9:00 AM7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)  last day to take the test. 
Friday, February 12 
Today: Finding Formulas of Exponential Functions Read: Section 4.3 Do: Section 4.2  10, 20, 32 39, 4649 and Chapter 4 Review  116, 2631 60 Have Reading Questions for 4.3 ready at the start of class. EHW 4 Topics from Section 4.14.2 due 11:59 pm., Friday, Feb. 19 
Monday, February 15 
Today: The Graph of y = ab^{x} Read: Section 4.4 and 4.5 Do: Section 4.3 115, 18, 19, 23  33, 35, 4044 and Chapter 4 Review  18, 34 EHW 4 Topics from Section 4.14.2 due 11:59 pm., Friday, Feb. 19 
Wednesday, February 17 
Today: Compound Interest Read: Section 4.4 and 4.5 Do: Section 4.4  122 Have Reading Questions for 4.4/4.5 ready at the start of class. QUIZ 5 on Sections 4.14.2 for Friday, February 19 EHW 4 Topics from Section 4.14.2 due 11:59 pm., Friday, Feb. 19 EHW 5 Topics from Section 4.33.5 due 11:59 pm., Wednesday, Feb. 24 
Friday, February 19 
Today: Compounding Interest Continuously Read: Section 5.1 Do: Section 4.5  122 and have Reading Questions for 5.1 ready at the start of next class. EHW 4 Topics from Section 4.14.2 due 11:59 pm, Friday, Feb. 19 EHW 5 Topics from Section 4.34.5 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Feb. 24 EHW 6 Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, Friday, Feb. 26 Test 2 begins next week and covers Chapter 4 and some of 5.1 The test is outside of class in the Math Test Center (KT G18). To accommodate those who with less flexible hours for testing, there is no class meeting on Friday, Feb. 26 Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test during these times:
You will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. If you want more than one hour to complete the test, arrive earlier, because the ending times listed above will only provide one hour to complete the test 
Monday, February 22 
Test 2 begins Wednesday of this week after class and covers Chapter 4 and some of 5.1 The test is outside of class in the Math Test Center (KT G18). To accommodate those who with less flexible hours for testing, there is no class meeting on Friday, Feb. 26 Walk in with any kind of photo ID and your graphing calculator to take the test during these times:
No appointment is necessary. You can only take the test in one sitting. No
notes or formula sheet or use of text. Today: What is Logarithm? 
Wednesday, February 24 
Today: Properties of Logarithms and QUIZ 6 on Sections 4.34.5, 5.1
Read: Section 5.2 
Thursday, February 25 
Math Test Center (KT G18) is
open Thurs., Feb. 25, 9:00 AM7:00 PM (it closes at 8:00 pm)
to take Test 2 EHW 6 Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, Friday, Feb. 26 
Friday, February 26 
No class
meeting. You can use this day to take Test 2. Head to CASA G19 to review
for the exam. Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Friday, Feb. 26, 9:00 AM 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm) to take Test 2 EHW 6 Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, Friday, Feb. 26 
Monday, February 29 
Today: Properties of Logarithms continued and Solving Logarithmic and
Exponential Equations Do: Section 5.1  2034, 35b, 3754, 762, 65, 6972 and Chapter 5 Review  3033 and Ch 5 Skills Refresher 16, 18, 2543, 4649 Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Monday, Feb. 29, 9:00 AM 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm) to take Test 2 
Tuesday, Mar. 1 
Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Tuesday, Mar.1, 9:00 AM 3:30 PM (it
closes at 4:30 pm) to take Test 2 This is the last day to take the test. 
Wednesday, Mar. 2 
Today: Doubling Time and Halflife Do: Section 5.2  135, 39, 41, 42, 46 and Chapter 5 Review  41, 43 and have Reading Questions for 5.3 for Friday, Mar. 4 QUIZ 7 on Section 5.1 (Properties and Solving Equations) for Friday, March 4 EHW 7 Additional Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 16 
Friday, Mar.4 
Today: Why Do We Care About the Logarithm Read: Section 2.4 and Section 6.1 Do: Section 5.3  S1S10, 3, 710,1724, 32, 33, 4851, 54 EHW 7 Additional Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 16 
Monday, Mar.14 
Happy Pi Day! 3.14.16 Today: pH Read: Section 2.4 and Section 6.1 Do: Section 5.3 37, 39, 4245 and Reading Questions for Section 2.4 and Section 6.1 EHW 7 Additional Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar.16 
Wednesday, Mar. 16 
Today: Shifty Business Read: Section 6.2 Do: Section 2.4  39, 1113, 19, 21, 26 EHW 7 Additional Topics from Section 5.1 due 11:59 pm, tonight EHW 8 Sections 5.25.3 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 23 
Friday, Mar.18 
Today: Vertical and Horizontal Reflections Read: Section 6.2 Do: Section 6.1  1, 420, 2526, 32  35 and Reading Questions for Section 6.2 EHW 8 Sections 5.25.3 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 23 QUIZ 8 on Sections 5.25.3 for Monday, March 21 


Monday, Mar. 21 
Today: Vertical Stretches and Compressions Read: Section 3.1 and 3.2 Do: Section 6.2  144 student's choice EHW 8 Sections 5.25.3 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 23 EHW 9 Sections 2.4, 6.16.2 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 30 
Wednesday, Mar. 23 
Today: Odd and Even Functions, Parabolas Read: Section 3.1 and 3.2 Do: Section 6.1  14, 2124, 3649 and Section 3.1 1223, 2832 and Reading Questions for Section 3.1 and 3.2 EHW 8 Sections 5.25.3 due 11:59 pm, tonight EHW 9 Sections 2.4, 6.16.2 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday, Mar. 30 QUIZ 9 on 2.4, 6.1/6.2 Friday, March 25 
Friday, Mar. 25 
Today: Finding the formula of a quadratic function Read: Section 10.1 Do: Section 3.1  34 42 and Section 3.2  111, 1735, 3842, 44, 45 and Reading Questions for 10.1. These are in the folder Reading Questions on Blackboard. EHW 9 Sections 2.4, 6.16.2 due 11:59 pm, Wednesday,
Mar. 30 


Monday, Mar. 28 
Today: The Great Santini and Composition of
Functions 
Wednesday, Mar. 30 
Power Function Shapes Do: Section 11.1  912, 2932, 3540, 56, 58 EHW 9 Sections 2.4, 6.16.2 due 11:59 pm, tonight EHW 10 Sections 3.1, 3.2, 10.1 due 11:59 pm, Monday, April 4 QUIZ 10 on 3.1, 3.2, 10.1 Friday, April 1 
Friday, April 1 
Finding Power Function Formulas Do: Section 11.1  1320, 33, 34 and Reading Questions for 11.2 EHW 10 Sections 3.1, 3.2, 10.1 due 11:59 pm, Monday, April 4 EHW 11 Section 11.1 Power Functions due 11:59 pm, Friday, April 8 


Monday, April 4 
Today: Polynomial Functions Read: Section 11.3 Do: Section 11.2  S1S8, 1520, 25, 27, 3336, 38, 43 and Reading Questions for 11.3 EHW 10 Sections 3.1, 3.2, 10.1 due 11:59 pm, Monday, April 4 EHW 11 Section 11.1 Power Functions due 11:59 pm, Friday, April 8 EHW12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior Monday, April 11, 11:59 pm 
Wednesday, April 6 
For Friday, April 8 Read: Section 11.3 Do: Section 11.3  135 EHW 11 Section 11.1 Power Functions due 11:59 pm, Friday, April 8 EHW 12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior Monday, April 11, 11:59 pm EHW 13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior Wednesday, April 13, 11:59 pm QUIZ 11 Friday, April 8 on 11.1 
Friday, April 8 
For Monday, April 11 Read: Section 11.4 Do: Section 11.3  139 and Reading Questions for Section 11.4 EHW 11 Section 11.1 Power Functions due 11:59 pm, Friday, April 8 EHW 12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior Monday, April 11, 11:59 pm EHW 13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior Wednesday, April 13, 11:59 pm See review sheet to prepare for Test 3 in the folder (Reviews for Exams) 


Monday, April 11 
Read: Section 11.4 Do: Section 11.4  112 and Reading Questions for Section 11.5 EHW 12 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior Monday, April 11, 11:59 pm EHW 13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior Wednesday, April 13, 11:59 pm QUIZ 12 Wednesday, April 6 on 11.2 and 11.3 
Wednesday, April 13 
Read: Section 11.5 Do: Section 11.4  1316, 2124, 27, 28, 3135 EHW 13 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior Wednesday, April 13, 11:59 pm 
Thursday, April 14 
Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Thurs., April 14, 9:00 AM7:00 PM
(it closes at 8:00 pm) to take Test 3
See review sheet to prepare for Test 3 in the folder (Reviews for Exams)
No appointment is necessary. You can only take the test in one sitting. No notes, text, or formula sheet allowed. You will have unlimited time to take it, constrained only by the hours of the test center. For example, arriving at 3:30 PM on Monday, Tuesday, or Friday or arriving at 7:00 PM on Wednesday or Thursday provides only one hour to complete the test (not recommended). For more information about the Math Test Center, see http://ipfw.edu/offices/casa/math/ 
Friday, April 15 
No class meeting. Take Test 3. See review sheet on BB. Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Friday, April 15, 9:00 AM 3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm) to take Test 3 At our regular class time we will have a review session. 


Monday, April 18 
Read: Section 11.6 Do: Section 11.4  1316, 2124, 27, 28, 3135 and Section 11.5  111, 1625, 3047 and Reading Questions for Section 116 EHW 14 Section 11.4 Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm EHW 15 Section 11.511.6 due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm 
Tuesday, April 19  Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Tues., April 19, 9:00 AM  3:30 PM (it closes at 4:30 pm) to take Test 3 
Wednesday, April 20 
Do: Section 11.5  111, 1625, 3047
EHW 14 Section 11.4
Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes
due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm 
Thursday, April 21 
Math Test Center (KT G18) is open Thurs., April 21, 9:00 AM7:00 PM
(it closes at 8:00 pm) to take Test 3. This is the last day to take Test 3. 
Friday, April 22 
Do: Section 11.6  1, 2, 1013, 15, 17, 18, 26, 27, 30,
31, 32, 36 EHW 14 Section 11.4 Rational
Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes due Saturday, April 30,
11:59 pm 


Monday, April 25 
EHW 14 Section 11.4 Rational
Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes due Saturday, April 30,
11:59 pm 
Wednesday, April 27 
For Friday, April 29 EHW 14 Section 11.4 Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm EHW 15 Section 11.511.6 due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm You may earn credit for any past eHW assignments for a 10% late penalty but these also close Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm QUIZ 14 Friday, April 29 on 11.511.6 
Friday, April 29 
For Friday, April 29 EHW 14 Section 11.4 Rational Functions, Zeros and Asymptotes due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm EHW 15 Section 11.511.6 due Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm You may earn credit for any past eHW assignments for a 10% late penalty but these also close Saturday, April 30, 11:59 pm QUIZ 14 Friday, April 29 on 11.511.6
MA 15300
Final Exam 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 review session. Review Session: Monday, May 2, 1:00 PM  3:00 PM in KT 239 and 241

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