Course Assignments
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Jan. 9  Section 1.1 Functions 
For Wednesday, January 11: 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 11 over prerequisite skills. Due Wednesday, January 18, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. 
Wed., Jan. 11  Section 1.2 Average Rate of Change 
For Friday, January 13: 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 11 over prerequisite skills. Due Wednesday, January 18, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW 
Fri., Jan. 13  Section 1.3 Linear Functions  Tables and Graphs 
For Wednesday, January 18: Read: Section 1.4 Do: Section 1.3  #1014, 1718, 22, 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 18 Due Wednesday, January 18, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Jan. 16  No class meeting  
Wed., Jan. 18  Section 1.3 and 1.4 Formulas of Linear Functions 
For Friday, January 20: Read: Section 1.5 Do: Section 1.3  #2630 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 Friday, Jan 20(for handin) Prepare for QUIZ 2 on Friday, Jan 20 over Section 1.1 and 1.2 Due Wednesday, January 18, 11:59 pm: EHW 0 General Course Information and Using eHW. Due Wednesday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 
Fri., Jan. 20  Section 1.5 Understanding the m and the b in the Linear Function y = b + mx and Modeling with Linear Functions 
For Monday, Jan. 23: Read: 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  #S1S8, 14, 79, 11, 16, 18, 19, 28 (for practice) and Chapter 1 Review  29, 35, 38, 42, 4650 (for practice) and Reading Questions for 2.1 (handin) Due Wednesday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Jan. 23  Section 2.1 Input/Output See Miss Gulch take her iconic ride to Dorothy's farm and the graph. 
For Wednesday, Jan. 25: Read: Section 2.2 Do: Section 2.1  45, 912, 1718, 2729, 32, 34, 44 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 Wednesday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 Due Monday, January 30, 11:59 pm: EHW 2 Section 2.1 
Wed., Jan. 25  Section 2.2 Domain and Range 
For Friday, January 27: Read: Section 2.5 and 2.6 (we will skip 2.3 and do 2.4 later) Do: Section 2.2  S1S8, 14, 918, 29, 31 and Chapter 2 Review  3, 4, 7,8, 12, 36, 53, 72 and Reading Questions for 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.) Prepare for QUIZ 3 on Friday, Jan. 27 over Section 1.31.5 Due Wednesday, January 25, 11:59 pm: EHW 1 Section 1.1  1.5 Due Monday, January 30, 11:59 pm: EHW 2 Section 2.1 Due Wednesday, February 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 03 Section 2.2 
Fri., Jan. 27  Section 2.5 Inverse Functions and QUIZ 3 over Section 1.3 to 1.5 
For Monday, January 30: 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, January 30, 11:59 pm: EHW 2 Section 2.1 Due Wednesday, February 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 03 Section 2.2 Test 1 covers Sections 1.11.5, 2.1
and 2.2. 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Jan. 30  Section 2.5 Inverse Functions cont'd and Section 2.6 Concavity 
Due
tonight, January 30, 11:59 pm: EHW 2 Section 2.1 For Wednesday, February 1: 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 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 Wednesday, February 1 over Section 2.1 and 2.2 Due Wednesday, February 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 03 Section 2.2 Due Monday, Feb. 6, 11:59 pm: EHW 4 Section 2.5, 2.6 Test 1 covers Sections 1.11.5, 2.1
and 2.2. 
Wed., Feb. 1  Section 4.1 Growing, Growing, Growing 
Due
tonight,
Wednesday, February 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 03 Section 2.2
Due Monday, Feb. 6, 11:59 pm: EHW 04 Section 2.5, 2.6 Test 1 covers Sections 1.11.5, 2.1
and 2.2 See review materials on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.
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/ . 
Fri., Feb. 3  No class meeting.  Take Test 1 in the Math Test Center (if you have not yet done so.) 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Feb. 6  Section 4.1 Exponential Decay 
Due
tonight, Monday, Feb. 6, 11:59 pm: EHW 04 Section 2.5, 2.6 For Wednesday, February 8: Read: Section 4.2 Do: Section 4.1 11, 1640, 52, 56 and Chapter 4 Review 17, 9,10, 15, 16, 2628 and 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.) Due Wednesday, February 15, 11:59 pm: EHW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2 
Wed., Feb. 8  Section 4.2 What Makes a Function Exponential? 
For
Friday, February 10 Read: Section 4.3 Do: Section 4.2 S1S10, 136, 38, 4649 and Chapter 4 Review  1114, 31, 35, 60 Due Wednesday, February 15, 11:59 pm: EHW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2 Prepare for QUIZ 5 on Friday, Feb. 10 over Section 2.5, 2.6, and 4.1 
Fri., Feb. 10  Section 4.2 Finding Formulas of Exponential Functions 
For
Monday, February 13: Read: Section 4.3 Do: Section 4.2  10, 20, 1 39, 4649 and Chapter 4 Review  116, 2631, 35, 60 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 Wednesday, February 15, 11:59 pm: EHW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Feb. 13  Section 4.3 The Graph of y = ab^{x} 
For Wednesday, Feb. 15 Also due Wednesday, February 15, 11:59 pm: EHW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2 
Wed., Feb. 15  Section 4.4 Compound Interest 
For
Friday, February 17 Read: Section 4.4 and 4.5 Do: Section 4.4  122 Due tonight, Wednesday, February 15, 11:59 pm: EHW 05 Section 4.1 and 4.2 Due Wednesday, February 22, 11:59 pm: EHW 06 Section 4.3  4.5 Prepare for QUIZ 6 on Friday, Feb. 17 over Sections 4.24.3 
Fri., Feb. 17  Section 4.5 Compounding Interest Continuously 
For
Monday, February 20 Read: Section 5.1 Do: Section 4.5  122, 34  40 Due Wednesday, February 22, 11:59 pm: EHW 06 Section 4.3  4.5 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Feb. 20 
Section 5.1 What is a Logarithm? 
For
Wednesday, February 22 Read: Section 5.1 Do: Section 5.1  128, 35ac, 36 and Chapter 5 Review  2123, 3032, 59 and worksheet on logarithms. See also Ch 5 Skills Refresher 115 and have Reading Questions for 5.1 ready at the start of class. (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.) Also due Wednesday, February 22, 11:59 pm: EHW 06 Section 4.3  4.5 
Wed., Feb. 22  Section 5.1 Properties of Logarithms 
For
Friday, February 24 Read: Section 5.1 Do: Section 5.1  35b, 37, 3852, 79 and Chapter 5 Review  3032 and Ch 5 Skills Refresher 16, 18, 2539 Prepare for QUIZ 7 on Friday, Feb. 24 over Sections 4.4, 4.5, and 5.1
Due tonight, Wednesday,
February 22, 11:59 pm: EHW
06 Section 4.3  4.5

Fri., Feb. 24  Section 5.1 Properties of Logarithms continued 
For
Monday, February 27 Due Wednesday, March 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 07 Section 5.1 Logarithms 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Feb. 27 
Section 5.1 Solving Exponential and Logarithmic Equations 
For
Wednesday,
Mar. 1 Read: Section 5.3 Do: Section 5.1  2935, 53, 54, 5762, 65, 6972 and Chapter 5 Review  711, 13, 15, 19, 33 and Ch 5 Skills Refresher 4043, 4649 and have Reading Questions for 5.3 ready at the start of class. (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.) Also due Wednesday, Mar. 1, 11:59 pm: EHW 07 Section 5.1 Logarithms Test 2 covers Sections 2.5, 2.6, 4.14.5, 5.1 (eHW07) begins Wednesday after class. See information below 
Wed., Mar. 1  Section 5.2 Doubling Time and Half Life and Section 5.3 Why We Care About Logarithms 
For Monday, Mar. 13 Read: Section 2.4 and Section 6.1 Do: Section 5.2  135, 39, 41, 42, 46 and Chapter 5 Review  41, 43, 47 and Section 5.3  S1S10, 3, 710,1724, 32, 33, 4851, 54 Due tonight Wed., Mar. 1, 11:59 pm: eHW 07 Section 5.1 Logarithms Due Wed., Mar. 15, 11:59 pm: eHW 08 Properties of Logarithms and Solving Equations Due Wed., Mar. 15, 11:59 pm: eHW09 Section 5.25.3 Test 2 covers Sections 2.5, 2.6, 4.14.5, 5.1 (eHW07) begins Wednesday (today) after class. See information below. No class meeting Friday, March 3 and next week March 610 (Spring Break). 
Fri., Mar. 3  No class meeting 
Test 2 covers Sections 2.5, 2.6, 4.14.5, 5.1 (eHW07). See review materials
on BB in the folder Reviews for Exams.
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 
Mon., Mar. 13  Section 5.3: Earthquakes and pH 
For
Wednesday,
Mar. 15 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 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.) Due Wed., Mar. 15, 11:59 pm: eHW 08 Properties of Logarithms and Solving Equations Due Wed., Mar. 15, 11:59 pm: eHW09 Section 5.25.3 
Wed., Mar. 15  Section 2.4: Shifty Business 
For Friday, March 17 Prepare for QUIZ 8 on Friday, March 17 over Sections 5.15.3 (eHW08 and eHW09) 
Fri., Mar. 17  Section 6.1: Vertical and Horizontal Reflections 
For
Monday, Mar. 20 Read: Section 6.2 Do: Section 6.1  1, 420, 2526, 32  35 Due Wed., Mar. 22, 11:59 pm: eHW10 Section 2.4, 6.1, 6.2 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Mar. 20  Section 6.2: Vertical Stretches and Compressions 
For
Wednesday,
Mar. 22 Read: Section 3.1 and 3.2 Do: Section 6.2  144 student's choice and Section 6.1  14, 2124, 3649 and Reading Questions for 3.1 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.) Due Wed., Mar. 22, 11:59 pm: eHW10 Section 2.4, 6.1, 6.2 
Wed., Mar. 22  Section 3.1: Parabolas 
For
Friday,
Mar. 24 Read: Section 3.2 Do: Section 3.1  1223, 2832, 34, 38 and Reading Questions for 3.2 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.) Due tonight, Wed., Mar. 22, 11:59 pm: eHW10 Section 2.4, 6.1, 6.2 Prepare for QUIZ 9 on Friday, March 24 over Sections 2.4, 6.16.2 (eHW10) 
Fri., Mar. 24  Section 3.2: Finding the for a Quadratic Function 
For Monday,
Mar. 27 Read: Section 10.1 Do: Section 3.1  34, 38, 39 and Section 3.2  15, 10, 1735 and Reading Questions for 10.1 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.) Due Wed., Mar. 29, 11:59 pm: eHW11 Section 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., Mar. 27  Section 3.2: The Great Santini and Composition of Functions 
For
Wednesday,
Mar. 29 Read: Section 11.1 Do: Section 3.1  35, 36, 37, 40, 41, Section 3.2  69, 25, 3842, 44, 45, Chapter 3 Review  428, 30, Section 10.1  2  5, 814, 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 Wed., Mar. 29, 11:59 pm: eHW11 Section 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1 
Wed., Mar. 29  Section 11.1: Power Functions 
For
Friday,
Mar. 31 Do: Section 11.1  S1  S10, 112, 2932, 3540, 56, 58 Due tonight, Wed., Mar. 29, 11:59 pm: eHW11 Section 3.1, 3.2, and 10.1 Prepare for QUIZ 10 on Friday, March 31 over Sections 3.1, 3.2, 10.1 (eHW11) 
Fri., Mar. 31  Section 11.1: Finding Power Function Formulas 
For
Monday, April 3 Do: Section 11.1  1520, 25, 27, 3336, 38, 43 and Reading Questions for 11.2 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.) Due Wed., April 5, 11:59 pm: eHW12 Section 11.1 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., April 3  Section 11.2: Polynomials and Long Run Behavior 
For
Wednesday,
April 5 Read: Section 11.3 Do: Section 11.2  S1S8, 1520, 25, 27, 3336, 38, 43 and Reading Questions for 11.3 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.) Due Wed., April 5, 11:59 pm: eHW12 Section 11.1 Due Mon., April 10, 11:59 pm: eHW13 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior 
Wed., April 5  Section 11.3: Short Run Behavior of Polynomials 
For Friday,
April 7 Do: Section 11.3  135 Due tonight, Wed., April 5, 11:59 pm: eHW12 Section 11.1 Due Mon., April 10, 11:59 pm: eHW13 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior Due Wed., April 12, 11:59 pm: eHW14 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior Prepare for QUIZ 11 on Friday, April 7 over Sections 11.1 (eHW12) 
Fri., April 7  Section 11.3: Finding Formulas of Polynomials 
For Monday,
April 10 Do: Section 11.3  139 and Reading Questions for 11.4 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 2 pages.) Due Mon., April 10, 11:59 pm: eHW13 Section 11.2 Polynomials and Long Run Behavior Due Wed., April 12, 11:59 pm: eHW14 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior
Test 3 covers Section 5.1 (eHW 08), 5.25.3, 2.4, 6.1, 6.2, 3.1, 3.2,
10.1, 11.1, 11.2, 11.3

Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., April 10  Section 11.4: Rational Functions 
For Wednesday, April 12
Read: Section 11.5 
Wed., April 12  Section 11.4: Rational Functions, Long Run Behavior, and Asymptotes 
For Monday,
April 17 Read: Section 11.5 Do: Section 11.4  1316, 2124, 27, 28, 3135 Due tonight, Wed., April 12, 11:59 pm: eHW14 Section 11.3 Polynomials and Short Run Behavior See review sheet to prepare for Test 3 in the folder (Reviews for Exams) 
Fri., April 14  No class meeting  Optional review session 
No class meeting on Friday. However, a review session will be offered for Test 3. 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., April 17  Section 11.5: Rational Functions and Short Run Behavior 
For
Wednesday,
April 19 
Wed., April 19  Section 11.5: Finding the Formula of a Rational Function 
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/ For
Friday,
April 21 
Fri., April 21  Section 11.5: Additional practice finding a formula of a rational function 
For
Monday, April 23 Do: Section 11.5  1, 18, 19, 2037, 4547 and Reading Questions for 11.6 (Note: Go to Blackboard and print your copy. This will be 1 page.)
Due Sun., April 30, 11:59 pm: eHW16 Section 11.511.6 
Class meeting  Topic  Assignment 
Mon., April 24  Section 11.6: Comparing Power/Polynomial, Exponential, and Logarithmic Functions and Review for the Final Exam 
Do: Section 11.6  1, 2, 1013, 15, 17, 18, 26, 27, 30, 31, 32, 36
Due Sun., April 30, 11:59 pm: eHW16 Section 11.511.6 
Wed., April 26  Review for the Final Exam 
QUIZ 13 Friday, April 28 on Section 11.511.6
Due Sun., April 30, 11:59 pm: eHW16 Section 11.511.6 
Fri., April 28  Review for the Final Exam 
QUIZ 13 Friday, April 28 on Section 11.511.6
Due Sun., April 30, 11:59 pm: eHW16 Section 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 past review session. Review Session: Monday, May 1, 1:00 PM  3:00 PM in KT G47 and KT G49 
This page is on the Web at http://users.ipfw.edu/lamaster/ma153/sp17153.htm